What is South & South East in Bloom

South & South East in Bloom is part of the Britain in Bloom, campaign  where Boroughs, communities, residents, businesses can work together to improve their  environment. We have three main objectives: 1. See an increase in the number of people involved in gardening and horticulture and to see the standard maintained or rise wherever possible. 2. To
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Welcome to South & South East in Bloom

Welcome to the South & South East in Bloom Website – The web site for community groups, schools and local authorities wishing to participate in Britain in Bloom in the Southern England and South East region. Each year we receive 100’s of entries from communities, schools, cities, towns and villages who wish to participate from
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Gardens & Gardeners

The efforts of South & South East in Blooms Gardeners can be seen all across the region and each year judges are amazed at the number and quality of the gardens they are shown. But if you are proud of your front garden or a balcony and your Borough, Town or village  does not have

How to get involved

If you want to get involved,  go to ………………………………….and see what difference you can make locally  or if you already part of a group committed to improving your area  have a look through our site we are sure to have a category you can enter. From our free to enter It’s Your Neighbourhood (an RHS
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Parks & Gardens

South & South East England’s  Country Parks, Gardens and Greenspaces are among the very best in the UK and are the glue that binds our campaigns together, we  therefore wish to recognise these special places at our Annual Awards.  Infinitely variable, from large open spaces to small, intimate gardens offering peace and quiet just for

Sponsors 2016

Sadly after 15 years of support from Southern Water they have decided that this is the last year of their support.
Therefore South & South East in Bloom is looking for a new Headline Sponsor or a number of smaller sponsors so that we may continue as one of the more successful regions of Britain in Bloom.

If you have any thoughts or ideas about sponsorship or fundraising please contact our campaign managers Anne or Kate by emailing anne@sseib.com or kate@sseib.com or phone us on 020 8662 1021.


This year SSEIB will be continuing to offer flags for you to fly and banners for you to celebrate your success, in your town centre, park or town hall. WE ARE CURRENTLY REDESIGNING OUR BANNERS AND FLAG. DETAILS OF THE NEW DESIGN WILL BE AVAILABLE SOON. Please emails anne@sseib.com to order your flag.


The BiB Awards took place on Friday 16th October in Sunderland.

A huge congratulations to our entrants -

A Silver Gilt to Wimborne in Bloom - Small Town

A Silver Gilt to Cranbrook in Bloom - Small Town

Well done to you both!!


Another fantastic Blooming Schools year is over. Well done to all our schools, new or existing, more gold's were awarded than ever proving how much you take from your reports to improve for the next year. Blooming Schools is a free to enter competition that encourages schools, teachers and young people to get involved in gardening, growing fruit & vegetables, growing flowers and the creation and management of wildlife areas in school grounds. For more information give us a call on 020 8662 1021 or email us at kate@sseib.com

Diary Dates

Our workshop on 24th October 2015 will be not be going ahead.

We are planning to bring you a new exciting workshop in the early spring ready for the new bloom year.