Search For The Greenest Fingers In The Capital
10th May 2016
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Douglas Council is looking for entries for its annual horticultural contest, Douglas in Bloom.

The categories are: Hotels and guest houses without gardens; Hotels and guest houses with gardens; Private houses with gardens; Business premises; Pub/restaurant/café; Public/community garden; Best residential area; Best Douglas Council property (house or flat); Conservation, wildlife and biodiversity; Secret garden (gardening ‘gems’ out of public view); Allotments (most improved and most productive).

Regeneration committee chairman Councillor John Skinner said: ‘Every year the competition highlights the wealth of horticultural talent within the borough, and what the contest reveals never ceases to amaze and delight. Douglas in Bloom is not only a means to highlight and acknowledge the hard work gardeners put in year round but also to celebrate our green spaces which make such a welcome contribution to our quality of life and promote a positive image for Douglas.’

To apply online, visit and search ‘Douglas in Bloom’. Application forms are also available from Douglas Town Hall and the Henry Bloom Noble Library.

The closing date June 20.

Source:  IOM Today

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