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Summer Planting By now the village should be planted up and looking fabulous for the summer.

Thank you to all those who have helped with securing the new planters and pots, planting them up and to those who have volunteered to water and dead head them through the coming months. So much goes on behind the scenes, so thank you to all our lovely volunteers, it wouldn't happen without you.

Granny's Garden You will also see some changes at Granny's Garden. We are creating a rose garden in memory of Madelaine King-Oakley and two of our volunteers, Pat & Sue are creating a ground cover garden on the bank at the south end of the garden.

A huge thank you to Annette who did the first cut of the year and to Geoff, Annette and others who will cut the grass this summer. We have had donations from the village hall, and the WI towards this and hope there are more to come.

Front Garden Competition 2019 We are now open to entries for this year's front garden competition. Last year we had 22 entries, so if you entered last year, we hope you will do so again and we hope for new entries too. This year there is no colour scheme just a riot of colour.

The criteria for judging will be:
-Water saving
-Use of sustainable plants
-Horticultural excellence
If you would like to enter just email Gina with your Name, Address, Post code and telephone number.
Judging will take place during the week of 22nd -29th June.
Let's hope we have lots of entries to make our village look beautiful.

Curry Rivel Young Gardener of the Year Award CRiB is creating an award in memory of Madelaine KingOakley who did so much for the village and was instrumental in setting up Curry Rivel in Bloom. She was a hard working member of the group and loved gardening.

The award will be for a young gardener 16 and under who lives in the village.
The criteria for judging will be:
-To be involved in a gardening project in the village
-To be 'Nature Friendly'
-To show use of water saving, sustainable planting,
-use of recycling
-To talk about your plants and show good results
There will be a cup, certificate and a garden voucher as the prize.
Children should ask their parents to email or contact the CRiB chair.
For more details contact Gina. tel 01458 762296.
Entries by 10th June please. The South West in Bloom Judges will present the award.

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