The garden at 28 Kensington Road, St George, Bristol BS5 7NB
GARDEN OPEN DAYS 2022.
This small and very unique urban garden has been featured on BBC’s Gardeners World,
and was chosen by Alan Titchmarsh as one of his 30 best British back gardens. It
has also been featured in several books, and in gardening magazines.
The owners Grenville Johnson & Alan Elms are pleased and very proud to open their
garden this year for The High Sheriff of Bristol’s charitable appeal: - BYCA (Bristol
Youth and Community Action) providing active and creative activities during school
holidays for children in disadvantaged areas.
Alex Raikes MBE DL (Hon LLD) Honorary Doctor of Laws, Faculty of Health and Applied
Sciences, University of the West of England and High Sheriff of the County & City
of Bristol 2022-2023.
How to book a visit to view the garden.
ENTRY FEE: £5 ADULTS & YOUNG CHILDREN FREE.
ALL PROCEEDS WILL BE DONATED TO THE CHARITY BYCAhttps://quartetcf.org.uk/grant-programmes/bycag-holiday-2/
ALL TIMED VISITS for 20 minutes viewing time MUST BE PRE-BOOKED IN ADVANCE BY PHONE
ON: - 01179496788
OR BY EMAIL AT: -firstname.lastname@example.org
Dates for the open days 2022: -
Saturday 9th July 2022. 11am to 4pm (SPECIAL GUESTS OF HONOUR: - THE HIGH SHERIFF
THE COUNTY & CITY OF BRISTOL, AND CIVIC GUESTS FROM THE COUNTY & CITY OF BRISTOL).
Sunday 10th July 2022. 11am to 4pm
Saturday 16th July 2022. 11am to 4pm
Sunday 17th July 2022. 11am to 4pm
A view of the enchanting Folly.
The Chair & founder of St George in Bloom is currently looking at ways in which the
group can continue within the future, & more details will be shared later if this
becomes a reality.
This website will still continue to showcase any front gardens, rear gardens, streets
and community areas within the St George area of the city of Bristol. More details
to follow later.
Later this year we hope we receive sufficient entries for our local competition in
order to end our voluntary work successfully. Our closing date for all entries is
July 1st 2022.
Unfortunately, all the public sites shown on this website that we have maintained
in the past will no longer be maintained under the name of St. George in Bloom with
effect from June 2022.
SEE BELOW THE DETAILS OF OUR GARDEN OPEN DAYS , OR CLICK ON THE TAB TOP LEFT HAND
SIDE OF THIS PAGE- (THE AWARD WINNING GARDEN IN ST. GEORGE, BRISTOL)
Our St George in Bloom competition is now launched for 2022.
We have had a break from our local and annual competition since 2019, due to Covid
Our local and non competitive competition will be re launched again this year in
It will be lovely to see all the efforts you have made to improve the area through
gardening and horticulture
within the St George area of the City of Bristol.
TO ENTER THIS YEARS LOCAL COMPETITION:-
Please click on the top page left hand side on this website on the link :- ‘St George
in Bloom’s competition 2022’
in order to download an application form. Please complete the form and return it
to St George in Bloom .
NB:- The details of how and when you can send your completed application form are
also included within the application form.
We have also produced some additional guidance to assist your entry that you can
also download .
Entries for small and large FRONT gardens will be accepted together with applications
from local streets, local allotment plot holders, local shops or commercial outlets,
and church and faith groups.
All entries must be visible to the public from the road , and must be included in
the ward boundaries
for St George in the City of Bristol .
We hope to make this year a spectacular celebration of this part of the City of Bristol,
and to receiving your entry form.