Victor rests on his laurels


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

After winning four awards last year in the “Truro in Bloom” competition, Vic Louth, gardener and maintenance technician at Barchester Healthcare¹s Kenwyn nursing chose not to enter this year, giving other gardeners the opportunity to be recognised for their achievements. Last year Kenwyn won four awards including overall winner of the competition. The other awards were for “Best hanging basket or window box display”, “Best kept communal garden in Truro” and the “Portland Building Society Trophy for Outstanding Effort”. Kenwyn has entered this competition for more than a decade, winning at least one award each year. Mr Louth, a carpenter by trade and self-taught gardener, was invited to maintain Kenwyn and its grounds after helping to build the care home 15 years ago. “I love gardening at Kenwyn, my hobby has now become a profession,” said Mr Louth. “I am delighted that residents, staff and visitors from the Truro community also enjoy the grounds. I will probably be back in the competition with a vengeance ne





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