Now in our 26th year ...

Welcome to the Wimborne in Bloom website, a record of some of the activities and successes of a group of volunteers drawn from the townsfolk of Wimborne Minster, in their ongoing contribution towards making this market town an attractive place in which to work and live.

Our Events Calendar: Sunday 29th July, Litter Pick and Town Tidy in advance of Britain in Bloom Judging, more ...

2018: Wimborne has been nominated as a Britain in Bloom finalist for 2018, more ...


South and South East judges with some of Wimborne in Bloom committee, Town Mayor and Town Crier

2018: Thu 19th July - The Town is judged for this year's South and South East in Bloom competition, more ...

New planters in Crown Mead

2018: Tue 3rd July - New planters and barrels are installed in Crown Mead to enhance the attractiveness of this section of the town. Photo shows Richard Nunn (Wimborne in Bloom chairman), Kathy & John Allen who all helped get the planters in place, along with Geoff and Debbie Field from Dutch Touch who planted up the containers and will see to the watering throughout the summer and autumn months.

Waitrose Green Discs

2018: July - Wimborne in Bloom has been nominated as one of the three charities to be supported by the Wimborne Store of Waitrose in the Waitrose Community Matters Scheme, the 'Green Disks' for the month of July. Each month sees £1,000 being shared by three local charities and Wimborne in Bloom last benefited from the scheme in July 2017.

This coincides with a very busy month for the 'In Bloomers' with not only the Local Wimborne in Bloom Competition taking place from 16th to 21st July but also the Town being Judged in both the Regional Competition (19th July ) and also for only the 6th time in our 26 year history in the National Britain in Bloom Competition (judging on 30th July).

Some of the Art Competition winners

2018: Thu 28th June - The Wimborne in Bloom Art and Poetry Competitions have again received many excellent entries from all age groups and were of an exceptionally high standard giving the judges a challenging task in choosing the winners. The theme this year was 'Wimborne Transport Through the Ages'.

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One of the many splendid gardens open on the day

2018: Sun 24th June - Open Gardens Day - raises almost £3,500 for 'In Bloom' funds. Over 550 people enjoyed this year's Open Gardens Day held in aid of Wimborne in Bloom. A glorious summers day, it was of course Midsummers Day and it truly lived up to its name!

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Arrival of hanging baskets for the town

2018: Wed 13th June - the hanging baskets arrive supplied for the first time by Beecroft Nurseries of Merley, Wimborne with on the left Damon Corio and Lynne Birch from Beecroft and members of the Wimborne in Bloom Committee with Richard Nunn, Chairman (second from right) ahead of putting up the baskets with the additional help of the Groundsmen from Wimborne Minster Town Council.


2017: Wimborne wins Gold and comes top in the 'Town' category in South and South East in Bloom, more ...

2015: Wimborne wins Silver Gilt in RHS Britain in Bloom UK Finals, more ...

2015: Wimborne wins Gold in South and South East in Bloom, more ...

2012: RHS Britain in Bloom competition - Wimborne wins GOLD and tops the 'Small Town' category, more ...

And yet more! ...