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This was the 5th Garden Challenge, by residents and friends of the Bolney Meadow Estate. They have been reclaiming some gardens behind the block of flats in Richborne Terrace that have been overgrown for 20 years.

Mayor with gardners from Bolney Meadow Estate

Mayor with gardners from Bolney Meadow Estate

Following their fantastic work they were recently awarded a London in Bloom certificate of merit for their work.

Mayor and Mayoress with the young gardeners for Bolney Meadow

Mayor and Mayoress with the young gardeners for Bolney Meadow

It was fantastic to see people of all ages coming together to work on this project, especially the young people who were enthusiastically helping out and had grown some huge sunflowers which now tower over the back of the garden.

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London in Bloom promotes, supports and encourages gardening, horticulture and environmental sustainability across the 31 boroughs and two cities of Greater London. As such, it is one of 17 regional campaigns which make up Britain in Bloom – Europe’s largest horticultural campaign.

Mayor and Mayoress with the Lambeth winning team

Mayor and Mayoress with the Lambeth winning team

This year Lambeth won two awards thanks to the hard work and dedication of the Lambeth team and residents.

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