Spring has definitely sprung this week and thoughts turn to our gardens and this year’s Britain in Bloom. As ever, our entry into this national competition run by the Royal Horticultural Society is expertly handled by Limpsfield In Bloom, who have had a lot of success in the RHS Britain in Bloom competition, winning many Gold medals over the years!
This amazing bunch of green-fingered volunteers, led by Ann Osborn and Lilian Hindley, keep the village looking lovely – from flowerbeds, troughs, borders and baskets, to verges and village signs. They also run educational activities with Limpsfield CofE Infants School. They need more volunteers of all ages to help them keep the village looking lovely… Continue reading Get involved: Limpsfield in Bloom
Spring is in the air and it’s time to think about flowers and planting for this summer’s Britain in Bloom entry for Limpsfield! This year, the theme is ‘Harmony’ and colours are pastel shades of pink, blues, purples and whites. Continue reading Britain in bloom 2017 keeps harmony and hedgehogs in Limpsfield!
Who knew we had a beautiful plant named after us and it’s in flower right now? The more knowledgable of the gardening types around these parts have most likely known for ages, but for those who didn’t know, meet the Daphne bholua ‘Limpsfield’, a gorgeous evergreen shrub that hails from the Himalayas. Continue reading Meet Daphne bholua ‘Limpsfield’ – our very own shrub!
In case you didn’t know, Limpsfield once again received a Gold award in the annual RHS Britain in Bloom competition in the large village category for South & South East in Bloom. Congratulations to all involved and to neighbouring Tatsfield, the group’s overall winners. Continue reading Gold for Limpsfield in Britain in Bloom!