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Let's get lockdown Greenham blooming!

Help to create a “vibrant and colourful online photo-gallery”

John Garvey

John Garvey


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Let's get Greenham blooming!

LET’S get Greenham blooming.

Greenham Parish Council has launched a Facebook page for this year’s Greenham in Bloom, and is inviting Greenham residents, gardeners, businesses and community groups to help to create a “vibrant and colourful online photo-gallery” of the village’s gardens and wildlife.

Greenham in Bloom was due to have been launched as a gardening competition, to create a greener and cleaner local environment; to support wildlife and to foster Greenham’s community links.

However, the event was put on hold because of the coronovirus lockdown.

Instead, organisers have created the community Facebook page at

The page aims to share a love of gardening and nature by encouraing people to upload pictures and video clips of fruit, flowers, veg, trees, window-boxes, and garden wildlife – or even plants and wildlife seen outdoors during daily exercise.

Parish councillor Philippa Harper said: “Gardening and nature provide a great deal of joy for many people, and families are isolated at home right now. But we can still share our successes – and failures  –  and create a community photo-art gallery of our gorgeous gardens, nature and wildlife.”

She added: “It can be anything growing in your garden or in Greenham, such as strawberries, tomatoes, roses, apple trees – the list is endless. We hope to create a fabulous Facebook page full of colour and interest’.

To post on the Greenham in Bloom page, enter and click on ‘Send Message.’

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