The theme of this year’s Royal Horticultural Society’s Britain in Bloom project is:
Greener Streets: Better Lives, the RHS explains the theme:
Greener Streets: Better Lives is a new campaign to tackle the growing number of grey spaces spreading across our comunities and transform them into beautiful green places. It forms part of a wider RHS call to action to get the nation Greening Grey Britain, to address the creeping loss of green spaces across the nation’s towns, cities and villages.
So our local Village in Bloom team having been working hard all year to plan and improve the Green spaces around the village. Plans for this year include hanging baskets to grace the front of Acocks Green train station, more planting on both corners of Woodcock Lane and the team are asking businesses to put out planters and hanging baskets where possible.. The official launch of the campaign takes place at Mallard Community Orchard, in Mallard Close, 10am-2pm. All the details are below. Come along and find out more and this special event: