The Mayor of Ferndown, Cllr Mike Parkes presented the prizes to green fingered residents of Ferndown who entered this year?s In Bloom competition.? The event, hosted by main sponsor the Haskins Garden Centres, saw residents win over ?800 worth of Haskins gift vouchers for coming top in the categories including Best Front Garden, Best First time entrant, Best garden, patio or balcony within a park home or sheltered accommodation, Tallest Sunflower, and a Wildlife in a Ferndown garden photographic competition.
Chairman of the In Bloom committee, Cllr Jean Read, said that it was fantastic that so many people had entered the competition; ?Every year we see new faces at the awards presentation. This year we are delighted that the Best Front Garden shield went to Valerie and Doug Briggs for their home in Dorset Avenue.?
After the presentations, the mayor said, ?Ferndown looks fantastic and the pride that people put into our town is terrific.?