Upcoming Events

Sorry - there are no events planned at the moment - please check back soon.

Click here to view the judges comments from the Heart of England in Bloom Awards 2014

Welcome to the Heart of England in Bloom

Heart of England in Bloom's (one of  the 17 Britain in Bloom UK regions/nations) campaigns are transforming communities in the region, making them greener, cleaner and instilling  a sense of local pride.

 

Welcome to the Heart of England in Bloom

People of all ages can participate

How to enter

How to enter

The RHS Theme:

The campaign will be called Green Streets: Better Lives and will run for three years, during which time we’ll be aiming to support groups to transform a total of 9,000 unloved (grey) spaces into great green spaces for people and wildlife. To help groups do this we will be offering advice, tips and resources (and free nasturtium seeds for groups in the first year). Obviously this is something that many groups already do, so we’re aiming for the campaign to support their achievements, encourage people to consider new projects and inspire others to get involved. 

Further information will be available from January 2015.

Latest News

Judges/Assessors Wanted

Judges/Assessors Wanted

Illness and business commitments of our assessing and judging teams for 2014 and into 2015 have dramatically reduced the ability of HEIB to service our growing number of entrants into the RHS HEIB campaign.

Click here to read more >

Gardening Hints and Tips

Gardening Hints and Tips

Sunflowers can be grown in yellows, dark reds and orange colours.

Growing conditions - Sunflowers like to grow in full sun in well drained soil.

Sunflowers are mainly sown from mid-April to the end of May. They are an annual plant and will flower in August.

How to grow - Sunflowers can be sown straight in to the ground where they are going to flower, so make sure the space you are going to sow is weed free, by using a trowel to remove