Farnham in Bloom offers a year round calendar of events for the whole community to get involved. These range from gardening workshops and litter picking to a secret garden competition and a greenhouse open day.

22 May – Greenhouse Open Day

Visit our greenhouses for a sneak preview of Farnham in Bloom before the flowers go out around the town.

29 June – Farnham Carnival

Come and cheer on the Farnham in Bloom float in conjunction with Post 19 and The Dance Movement

W/C 15 July  – Secret Gardens of Farnham judging

2 – 4 July – Bloomin Art & Bloomin’ Pix Exhibition at Farnham Maltings

Annual collage competition run by Jo Aylwin as part of Farnham in Bloom culminating in an exhibition. This year Bloomin’ Pix has been added to the mix, which encapsulates a photography competition of Farnham’s blooms.

9 – 10 July – South & South East in Bloom Judging Days

Regional judging of Farnham in Bloom

31 July  – RHS Britain in Bloom Judging

National judging of Farnham in Bloom

10 October  – Schools’ Presentation and Awards Evening at Squire’s Garden Centre

Community Awards Ceremony for Farnham in Bloom volunteers and participating schools.

October (date TBC) – Autumn Big Pick Week

Organise your own litter pick with friends or colleagues in and around Farnham. Get in touch to borrow litter picking equipment and to get involved.

October (date TBC)  – Bloomin’ Kids Workshops

If you have an enquiry about any of the events listed above please contact Lara Miller on lara.miller@farnham.gov.uk

Other ways to be involved

There are many ways to get involved in Farnham in Bloom such as:

  • organising a litter pick
  • reporting graffiti
  • sponsoring a hanging basket or flower trough
  • supporting the Bee Friendly campaign by encouraging bees and pollinators into your garden
  • encouraging your local school to take part in the activities and competitions for schools
  • encouraging your local club, WI or Residents’ Association to get involved
  • conserving water