June - Usk Brownies
planting flower beds
Early June - Usk will be
coming under international scrutiny as volunteer
Canadian and International judges visit the town to
assess Usk's entry in the 2018 Communities in Bloom
the Monmouthshire Beacon report
June - Planting Twyn Square
See the Usk
in Bloom Summer Newsletter ...
New Gardening Club meeting
at the Willows Garden Centre.
on the Usk Riverbank today - in previous years
the River Banks would have been mown by now and
this beauty lost.
Working with Natural Resources Wales and Usk
Conservation and Environment Group there is now
an agreed ecological based strategy.
Usk In Bloom is not just about annual flowers !
Local parents have raised
funds for a new play park for the children of
Usk and surrounding areas. Usk in Bloom
added a garden.
The first BBC 2 Television programme titled
"Britain in Bloom" is about Usk. See the
"inside story" on iPlayer ...
Clearing up litter from a
disgusting lay-by on the A449 near Usk.
Positive action to make our environment
Usk in Bloom have started a "Get into Gardening
Club". Workshops and talks from April to Sept.
New dates have been added. See
the programme ...
See the Usk in
Bloom Spring 2018 Newsletter...
New edging round the
Conigar Crescent town flower bed.
As part of the spring work
being undertaken by UiB there is to be a
renovation of the overgrown Conigar Crescent
Spring flowers in Usk
Click for news
from the chairman - Feb 2018
Usk in Bloom has been awarded a £3000 grant from
Monmouthshire County Council as it bids to win the
"world cup of floral competitions". We have been
asked to represent Wales in the World in Bloom
challenge as well as competing in the Royal
Horticultural Society Champion of Champions
Feb 2018. Hardy Volunteers in
the biting cold wind as we begin the extensions to our
permanent beds at Lady Hill.
Previous Year's News:-
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