News

Green Lines & Seminar Presentations

The latest version of Green LInes is now available on the downloads page  as are the presentations from all of the virtual seminars.

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Seminar presentations

The first of this year’s seminar presentation can now be found on the downloads page along with the presentation from our sponsor Southern Water. More will be added in the next two weeks.

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Environmental Challenge 2021

A new category has been introduced this year sponsored and supported by Southern Water.  The Environmental Challenge is free to enter and is an opportunity to share what work your community is doing to support the environment. We would like to hear what your group, village or town is doing to mitigate the effects of […]

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Entry Forms

Please see the entry forms on the downloads page. Although the deadline for entries is this weekend we very rarely turn entries away… https://www.sseib.com/downloads/   Downloads

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Southern Water supports South & South East in Bloom 2021

South & South East in Bloom are delighted that our former Headline sponsor from 2001-2014 has once again joined us. This year Southern Water will be supporting us as we develop more robust responses to environmental concerns.  They will be the sponsors of a new category – The Environmental Challenge, so if your community is […]

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March Newsletter

The March edition of the newsletter is now on the downloads page or click below. Bloom March 2021

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December Quiz Answers

December Quiz Answers Please see the answers to the Christmas Quiz, by clicking on the above.   I hope you got them all right……..  

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South & South East in Bloom opens for entries

On Wednesday 2nd December South & South East in Bloom will be open for entries 2021. Please go to www.inbloom.org.uk We will  shortly be providing detailed plans for the competitions this year and adding several new ways entries can get involved including a competition to find the best Pubs & Restaurants, Hotels & Guest Houses […]

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Garden Quiz Answers

The answers to last months quiz (November) are here.  Check out how well you did, be honest now…… If you scored 20 or more you are very knowledgeable, if you scored 25 or more you are indeed a Horticultural Genius.  

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Congratulations

Congratulations to all our amazing entries this year, who have triumphed despite the  COVID 19. Thank you all, for your participation and helping to keep South & South East in Bloom going in a difficult time for charities.  We are indebted to Your London Airport Gatwick who kept faith with us despite the effects had […]

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You couldn’t make it up – The adventures of a Bloom judge

Chapter 1 – The minibus saga I should have realised when we was met by an ancient looking minibus (explained as being donated by the local Age Concern especially for the day) that this judging tour was going to be an adventure and as it turned out I wasn’t wrong. The driver of the minibus […]

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Hi to all our Bloom family, Ruth Growney here, Trustee and Judge.

  Usually, we are all rushed off our feet with our day-to-day lives but suddenly we have all been brought to a stop by the current pandemic and life has changed drastically with self-isolation and self-distancing now the norm. Key workers are working harder than ever but a lot of us have a great deal […]

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Awards 2020

Sadly we have had to cancel the awards in September as there were too many uncertainties, but the good news is we have secured the 2021 awards venue.   We have also had to change the format of this years campaign and competition and you would all have received an email from us about how […]

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Bloom 2020

During this time with social distancing and self-isolation, it can be very miserable for many and with Garden Centres being closed and only essential shopping it’s difficult to see how gardening can help. But gardening, can. It a healthy form of light exercise especially if you have a front or back garden, and even time […]

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Chris Collins to be guest presenter @ SSEIB Awards 2020

Chris Collins began life as a gardener with a traditional style apprentice on Brighton Parks back in the mid-eighties. Going on to do his degree at the Royal Botanic garden, Edinburgh. Time working abroad both in Cameroon, at the Limbe Botanic garden and a five-year stint in Japan, was followed by a period at Kew […]

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Villages, Town & Cities

South & South East in Bloom is not just about flowers, we welcome entries from Allotment sites too.

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Urban Communities, Business Improvement Districts & Town Centres

Since South & South East in Bloom started in the 1970’s businesses have been a major contributor in brightening up our High Streets and Town Centres and creating destination hubs and visitor experiences across our region.

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RHS It’s Your Neighbourhood Awards

South & South East in Bloom welcomes entries from community groups or foe groups of volunteers who are working to improve the place where they live.

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Parks, Public Gardens & Heritage Gardens

Separate from Parks and Country Parks etc we also have a category for Heritage and or Historic Parks & Gardens.

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South & South East in Bloom dates 2020

The results of the 2019 South & South East in Bloom awards are to had on the downloads page

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Seminars & Events 2020

South & South East in Bloom will again be s holding Seminars at several venues across the region in 2020.

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Would you like to become an In Bloom Judge or Assessor?

South & South East in Bloom is looking to recruit judges and community assessors to our garden, horticultural, Parks and conservation judging team.

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Sponsors

Ferring Nurseries
Amberol Greener and Cleaner
John O'Conner Grounds Maintenance
Southern Water