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Bannockburn primary school, Communal Garden, 1st place

Published: Friday, 31st July 2020

This year's Greenwich in Bloom winners have blown us away!

Our yearly competition, Greenwich in Bloom, gives our green fingered residents the chance to showcase their gardening talents. Every year we’re so impressed by the quality of the entries but this year we were truly blown away. The competition ran for four weeks and more than 160 people entered - that’s the most we’ve ever had!  

One of the judges, Cllr Adel Khaireh, Cabinet Member for Culture, Communities and Equalities, said ‘This year’s Greenwich in Bloom competition showed just how talented our residents are, but also how gardening as an activity, can bring positivity and focus, which has been especially valuable during the past few months. Our winners – and all the entrants – should be really proud of themselves and I hope they enjoy their gardens and containers throughout the summer’

We’re delighted to announce our 2020 winners, who are not only receiving Coolings Garden Centre vouchers but can also hold their head up high as proud Greenwich in Bloom prize winners. 

We hope that next year we’ll see even more brilliant entries! 


The winners are:

Front Garden

1st - Patricia Chapman

2nd - Stuart Fitzsimon

3rd - Laurence Pinturault


Back Garden

1st - Cosetta Lawlor,

2nd - Barbara Ball

3rd - Vas Karpetas



Joint 1st - Cosetta Lawlor and Patricia Chapman

3rd - Mehmet Ulusoy



1st - Bannockburn Primary School

2nd - Bostall Community Gardens

3rd - St. Olave's Preparatory School



1st Lily-Rae Torpey

All children entrants will get a packet of seeds and a certificate as all of them were great.