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Amersham in Bloom Wins Gold!

September 28, 2023

We are pleased to report that Amersham in Bloom picked up a gold award for the Memorial Gardens at the Thames and Chilterns in Bloom presentation ceremony in Woodley this afternoon. Scoring 28 out of 30, it was our best result to date (for the Memorial Gardens)- an amazing achievement, and quite a considerable one, […]

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Street Art on Oakfield Corner

September 14, 2023

We still have to pinch ourselves….what a year 2022 was! And you may have noticed some lovely street art to commemorate our incredible achievement last year, a new addition to Oakfield Corner, standing proud alongside the Met 1 steam locomotive replica and Sir Topham Hatt.

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Pockets of Flowers Under Road Signs

August 24, 2023

We hope that you are enjoying the small pockets of flowers that are adding vibrancy and colour to the road signs throughout town. This year we have used a mix of dwarf sunflowers, nicotiana and cosmos. The sunflowers – Sunbelievable Brown Eyed Girl – in particular, are a delight with their two-tone flowers and vigorous […]

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Another communications box comes to life!

June 30, 2023

Eliott Bulpett, an illustrator and past student of Amersham College, recently painted the comms box at Woodside Close (alongside the EE shop) as part of our ongoing project to bring more art into the landscape. I think you’ll agree that the artwork brings lots of colour and cheer to the street. Thank you so much […]

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Download your copy of ‘A Decade in Bloom’ now!

June 9, 2023

After months of wading through over 10 years of photos and many trips down Memory Lane, ‘A Decade in Bloom’ commemorative portfolio is complete! The portfolio features the highlights and projects from the past decade and is a wonderful insight into bloom, showcasing the efforts made by so many dedicated people. From very humble beginnings […]

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World Environment Day

June 5, 2023

While this year’s theme is #BeatPlasticPollution, specifically the reduction of single use plastics (tying in nicely with the (imminent) launch of reusable cups at Amersham Town Council‘s band concerts), let’s talk wildflowers!!!! Many of the meadows in Amersham’s open spaces are thriving! And seedlings are growing in our ‘Coronation Meadows’ in the schools and throughout […]

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Tulips Throughout Amersham

April 24, 2023

Each day brings more vibrancy to Amersham…look at these beautiful tulips throughout the town, a burst of colour at every turn! The Town Council team and Bloom volunteers planted over 15,000 tulip bulbs around Amersham. All the bulbs are lifted, stored and replanted, bringing more and more colour each year. Huge thanks to the residents […]

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Tidying Pondwicks With The Chilterns Green Gym

December 1, 2022

It was great to spend a morning in Pondwicks, Old Amersham, with the Chilterns Green Gym (TCV – The Conservation Volunteers), practicing the ancient way of mowing—scything. It was wonderfully quiet with only the sound of swishing and the occasional blade sharpening breaking the silence. Similarly, swapping out noisy, fuel-guzzling machinery for a simple blade […]

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Britain in Bloom Awards 2022

October 11, 2022

We are delighted to announce that Amersham has been crowned the overall Winner at the 2022 UK Finals of Britain in Bloom. In addition to this amazing accolade, Amersham was also named the winner of the Children and Young People’s Participation Award and the RHS discretionary Sustainable Gardening Award. RHS Community Gardening A quite remarkable […]

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Amersham In Bloom – Thank You To All Involved!

July 27, 2022

Earlier today, we welcomed RHS Communities judges Richard Budge and Mary Bagley to Amersham. As part of the tour, we visited the jubilee pollinator bed and Met 1 in Amersham-on-the-Hill, Willow Wood, Pondwicks Community Orchard, and finally, the Memorial Gardens, where we completed the tour. To be chosen as one of only 46 UK villages, […]

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