Blooms panel set to give expert views

A PANEL of experts will be taking part in a Gardeners Question Time during Blooms Night at Royston Town Hall. The event on Thursday, April 26 has been organised by the Royston in Bloom committee and is sponsored by Country Homes and Gardens. There will b

A PANEL of experts will be taking part in a Gardeners' Question Time during Blooms Night at Royston Town Hall.

The event on Thursday, April 26 has been organised by the Royston in Bloom committee and is sponsored by Country Homes and Gardens.

There will be suggestions on new plants and coping with Royston's challenging chalk soil.

Panel members will be Adam Dowling, of Country Homes and Gardens; Ian Hirst, of the Royston Allotments Association; Alan Restall, of the Royston Greenfingers Club, and David Bannister.


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Those attending will have the opportunity to take part in a night out to a wholesale nursery for planting demonstrations.

There is also the opportunity during the evening to take along plants for identification.

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In June, residents will be invited to take part in this year's Royston in Bloom competition during which judges will be looking for the best kept gardens, allotments, business premises and communities.

Entry forms will be available from Royston library, Royston Town Hall and published in The Crow.

The evening will begin at 7.30pm and entry is free.

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