Spring Competition

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The Burgess Hill SPRING Garden Competition  judging went ahead despite the recent outbreak of Corona Virus.

Please check our pages for latest information concerning competitions and other Burgess Hill events

First Place  – Jackie Smith of Cants Lane
Second Place – Paul Barnett of Station Road 
Third Place – Sue Price 

Christmas Fund Raising

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Thanks go to everyone for your donations to our Christmas Book Stalls at The Market Place when the Towns Christmas Lights were switched on and the Horticultural Society’s Market at the Cypress Hall on the 14th December.

The princely sum of £112 was raised and we are planning a review of the books we have left with a view to obtaining more children’s titles

Christmas Light Galore

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Once again Bloom judges toured Burgess Hill looking at all the wonderful and different lighting effects that the residents and shop owners had conjured up, their job takes longer each year as the town grows.  

 St. John’s Church tree shone out like a beacon from the centre of town and the judges were very impressed with the Woolpack pub looking so resplendent in it’s Christmas dressing.  

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Bag Of bulbs

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The annual Spring Bulb distribution  was carried out between the 16th to 20th October to over 20 nursery schools, pre-schools and charitable organisations.  Many messages of thanks have been received and it is hoped that the fruits of their labours will be proudly displayed on this website soon.

The daffodils and narcissus bulbs were again kindly donated by the Horticultural Society  without whose support this would not have been possible.

Burgess Hill showed off its’ Blooms Garden Safari a Huge Success

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A  BIG  Thank  You  to all participants for your brilliant efforts in making the 2019 Burgess Hill in Bloom Garden Safari event such a success for another year!

After tallying up all entry fees , refreshment and raffle sales the massive amount of £827.00 was raised for our elected charities of St. Peter and St. James Hospice and Mid Downs Hospital Radio.

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Sunflower Seed Giveaway 2019

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On St Georges Day, the 21st April, members of Burgess Hill in Bloom were out in force giving away packets of sunflower seeds to children, mums and dads of Burgess Hill.

The initiative was started some years ago to enable young and not so young residents see who could grow the tallest and largest sunflower  on or before our closing date of the 21st September 2019  (as ever weather permitting)

Spring Garden Competition 2019 Winners

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Congratulations to the winners of the Spring Competition

Hilary and Lynn of the ‘Cherryaiders’ Gardening Group with the Best Community Group Shield.   
Goodsall with her Shield for the Best Individual Household Spring Garden entry.

Eamom O’Connell who with his wife Lynn won the Jo Toase Plate for his Best Individual Christmas Lights entry, judged  just before Christmas 2018.

Other winners and runners up are as below and everyone congratulated the organisers of the Presentation Evening on a job well done.

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