Leighton-Linslade In Bloom

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Leighton-Linslade in Bloom

The Friends of Leighton-Linslade in Bloom are very active throughout the year, holding Open Gardens events in the town, running plant stalls and finding new ways to encourage biodiversity and wildlife and tackling issues such as litter and graffiti.

Leighton-Linslade in Bloom has been in existence since 2011 and has achieved gold in 2016 following sever years of maintaining a silver gilt award in the Anglia in Bloom competition. Leighton-Linslade in Bloom is a charitable campaign that aims to create lasting improvements to the local environment for the benefit of local residents, workers and visitors, now and for future generations to enjoy rough Imaginative planting of trees, shrubs, flowers and landscaping.

If you want to know more, contact the group via the Town council on:
E: info@leightonlinslade-tc.gov.uk
or request a copy of the group’s newsletter from: E: rosie.palmer5@btinternet.com

 

Open Gardens

The Leighton-Linslade Open Gardens Scheme remains a popular and much anticipated event in the town. It is one of the key events organised by the Leighton-Linslade In Bloom Committee and raises significant funds for our nominated charities and In Bloom projects across the town. The Open Gardens Scheme also gives local organisations the opportunity to engage with the community.

Leighton-Linslade Open Gardens 2017

A number of private gardens of all shapes and sizes will be open to the public of Leighton Buzzard on Sunday 25th June and in Linslade on the following Sunday 2nd July. Organised by Friends of Leighton-Linslade of Bloom, the gardens will be open form 12pm – 5pm on both days. Whether you are a keen gardener or you just enjoy pottering, the open days will offer ideas for garden design, plants, quirky garden art and most of all, the passion and rewards of amateur gardening.

Entry to the gardens is by programme which be brought form Selections Pet and Garden Stores and Leighton-Linslade Town Council offices. Entry costs £3 per adult for both days and children go free.

Refreshments will be available in some gardens as indicated in the programme. Visitors will also have the opportunity to visit the towns allotments and will be directed to four community gardens, two designed and created by volunteers.

The group will be fundraising for Leighton-Linslade First Responders and a donation from the proceeds of the open gardens will go to charity.

Leighton-Linslade in Bloom is a community initiative supported by Leighton-Linslade Town Council to help create lasting improvements.

If anyone would like to offer to help the the “in Bloom” volunteers please contact 01525 631920 or email us on info@leightonlinslade-tc.gov.uk