springs into action to celebrate National Gardening Week
Hundreds of seeds were planted besides a Highbridge roundabout
on Saturday (April 14th) when the town's Mayor joined local groups
at a special planting session to celebrate National Gardening
wildflower meadow seeds have been given to Highbridge in Bloom
and Highbridge Dreamscheme by the Royal Horticultural Society
as part of an initiative to celebrate National Gardening Week
and this year's Queen's Diamond Jubilee.
and Highbridge's Mayor and Mayoress, Michael and Maria Clarke,
attended Saturday's planting session with members of Highbridge
in Bloom and Highbridge Dreamscheme, plus residents and County
Councillor John Woodman, as pictured.
lot of people across the UK have been inspired by the BBC presenter
Sarah Raven to sow wild flower meadow seeds in urban areas to
avoid the necessity of councils having to keep cutting the grass
verges," Pam Lyes, of Highbridge in Bloom, told Burnham-On-Sea.com.
are delighted to have received a quantity of seeds from the Royal
Horticultural Society for Highbridge and are grateful to everyone
who helped us plant the seeds."