Barchester goes big on gardens

Posted on June 1st, by editor in Caring Times. No Comments

Television gardener Charlie Dimmock helped to launch Barchester Healthcare’s 2006 “Barchester in Bloom”, a nationwide gardening competition which promotes the imaginative planting of flowers, trees and shrubs in the gardens of Barchester Care Homes and communities across the UK. This year’s competition sees a new collaboration between Barchester and Anthony Tesselaar International (Tesselaar), a world leader in the marketing and distribution of plants, to ensure that this year’s Barchester in Bloom is the best one ever for residents, their families and staff alike. Tesselaar has selected Barchester’s premium quality homes and gardens to showcase its plants and will provide four thousand Bonfire begonias to participating homes for the competition. Competition categories will include: Best Front Garden, Best Hanging Basket, Best Sensory Garden, Best Resident’s Garden or Project and a new category of Most Creative Design sponsored by Bonfire begonia. First place winners in these categories will win

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