Category Archives: Amersham in Bloom

School Design A Flowerbed Competition Update – Another One Planted!

July 6, 2021

Huge thanks to Vaia Zachariades (and family) and Pippa Sawyer (and friends), for lending a hand to plant the flowerbeds that they designed, as part of the ‘School Design a Flowerbed Competition’.   Their designs; Under the Sea- Save the Sea (Vaia) and Love the World (Pippa) really encapsulated the theme of the competition- Managing […]

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8000 New Plants Across Amersham

June 14, 2021

With over 8000 plants added to the beds and borders throughout town since the end of May, you could say it has been a busy couple of weeks… With varieties such as coleus, geranium, surfinia, osteospermum and dahlietta planted, the beds are already awash with colour. Huge thanks to the dedicated bloom team- staff and […]

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Woodside Road Flowerbeds

June 8, 2021

Huge thanks to Helen Haywood and the 2nd Amersham Common Beavers who joined us to plant two of the flowerbeds in Woodside Road last week. Great teamwork from all involved.

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Plant & Card Sale – This Saturday!

May 27, 2021

Why not start the bank holiday by popping along to our plant and card sale this Saturday (29th May) – beside St. Michael’s Church; 9.30am-12.30pm. With a large selection of plants and hanging baskets you will not be disappointed.   We have trays of annual bedding, basket plants, osteospermum, marguerites, non-stop begonias, nemesia and a […]

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A refresh for the Memorial Gardens

May 24, 2021

The spring/summer refresh has commenced with the borders in the Memorial Gardens planted.   This year we have chosen a mixture of coleus – with its stunningly colored foliage – and nemesia. In addition to its beautiful pastel coloured flowers and sweet scent, the Council chose nemesia because it is a wonderful pollinator. We hope […]

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Out with the old and in with the new…

May 21, 2021

 In anticipation of the spring refresh of the annual borders in the Memorial Gardens, the tulip bulbs have been removed. Our thanks to the volunteers, pupils from Stony Dean School and Alexander Went (who is volunteering in the Memorial Gardens as part of his Duke of Edinburgh Award) for their efforts. We have a lovely […]

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Mulch for the Memorial Gardens

May 18, 2021

Another great session mulching the beds in the Memorial Gardens last week with the depot team and members of Amersham in Bloom. It is amazing how quickly you can spread eight cubic metres… The Town Council uses mulch to suppress weed growth and to help retain moisture in the soil, reducing the need for watering.

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Community Tree Plant – Monday 3rd May 2021

April 9, 2021

We are delighted to announce that the Town Council is holding a community tree planting event between 9.30am and 11am on the May Day Bank Holiday at Willow Wood. With just 300 trees left to plant – completing a legacy project which has seen 6,000 trees planted in Willow Wood over the past eight years […]

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Christmas Tree Collection and Recycling Service

January 2, 2021

Calling all residents of Amersham, this year you can get your Christmas tree collected hassle-free in return for a £5 donation which will support our Amersham in Bloom efforts.. All collected trees will be shredded for compost and used in one of the open spaces in Amersham. We are offering this service throughout next week, […]

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Stony Dean pupils hard at work, with a little help from our friends at Barnett Waddingham

December 18, 2020

While you could be mistaken for thinking that Christmas had come early, we would like to thank Barnett Waddingham for kindly joining forces with Amersham Town Council to sponsor an assortment of gardening tools which were presented to Stony Dean School this week. The selection includes rakes, secateurs, shears, trowels, bypass loppers and much much […]

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