Slough in Bloom returns for its 28th year

This year’s Slough in Bloom competition has launched!

Entries are open until 2 July, with judging taking place from 11 July.

Anyone can enter and there are 10 different categories to choose from:

  • Residential front garden
  • Residential hanging baskets, window boxes and containers (front of property)
  • Community project
  • Business/ commercial/hospital
  • Student project
  • Public house/restaurant/hotel
  • Sponsored roundabouts and roadside planting
  • Best allotment plot
  • Best allotment newcomer
  • Environmental project.

Bruce Hicks, senior parks improvement officer, said: “We have been working in partnership with Slough in Bloom for 28 years, and have been pleased to be able to support this great competition which helps to lift the spirits of people who live in and visit Slough, by encouraging everyone to brighten the town with flowers.”

Margaret Inniss, Chairman of Slough in Bloom, said: “The Slough in Bloom Committee were delighted by the number and quantity of the competition entries last year in spite of the Covid lockdowns. We are looking forward to even more gardens being entered into this year’s competition and seeing how last year’s gardens have developed.”

The online entry form is available to complete at: along with a downloadable version which can be posted to the address on the form. You can also email to enter with all your contact details to:

Entries close on 2 July, and the winners will be announced in August.

Published: 12 May 2022