London,
17
May
2009
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00:00
Europe/London

How does your garden grow?

There’s still time to see how your blooms measure up in this summer s Hackney in Bloom contest.

The categories for entry are best container garden; front garden; residential area; community garden; educational garden; business premises and pub. Prizes will be awarded for the winning entries.

Cllr Nargis Khan, Hackney Council Cabinet Member for Community Services said: “The contest is an opportunity for people to show how much they care about their gardens and the local environment. All their hard work supports the Council s continuing desire to make the borough a great place to live, work and visit."

Entries must be submitted by Friday 12 June. Application forms ate available to download from the Hackney Council website: http://www.hackney.gov.uk/hackney-in-bloom.htm or for more informationm telephone 020 356 4215.

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For more information, please contact Karyn Michael on 020 8356 3261 or Emma Britton on 020 8356 2869.