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Britain in Bloom

Series 1

Episode 1: Usk

Duration: 29 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Northern Ireland HD

Available for 21 days

Chris Bavin travels to Usk in Monmouthshire, known as the Welsh 'town of flowers'. The community here have been competing in Britain in Bloom for 36 years and regularly win gold. But every year they have to come up with fresh ideas to retain their crown. This time the community is planning three key projects. Firstly, they plan to fill the entire town square with a colourful new planting scheme. Secondly, the Gardening Gang at the local Primary School are hoping to impress the judges with their vegetable garden. Lastly, the Bloomers plan to convert a drab concrete corner into a new bee-friendly garden, but it is a massive project and the whole community needs to lend a hand. Show less


Chris Bavin
Nick Harvey
On-line editing:
Gemma Comber
Re-recording mixer:
Daniel Taylor
Production Secretary:
Nat Spink
Production Coordinator:
Jamie Heard
Production Coordinator:
Darren O'Hagan
Assistant Producer:
Lauren Pollock
Production Manager:
Georgina Bayford
Executive Producer:
Carla-Maria Lawson
Executive Producer:
Meredith Chambers
Executive Producer:
Karl Warner
Series Producer:
Helen White
Production Company:
Electric Ray

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