Petal power

By Chris Willmott 19/04 Updated: 25/04 15:23

Buy photos » Helping to add some colour to Chadwell Drive are Martin Woods, Freya, Olivia, Shama Ahmed, Liz Quiney and Annie Masters, who are both neighbourhood co-ordinators for the Solihull in Bloom competition. 16.012.006.sol.jg7

THE ANNUAL Solihull in Bloom competition has been unearthed - with the help of Notcutts Garden Centre and green-fingered Silhillians.

To mark the occasion Notcutts representatives, along with Warwickshire Wildlife Trust's Ron Wood, Solihull Mayor Irene Chamberlain, her escort Robert and bloom entrants past, present and future joined together to look forward to this year's event.

Noctutts also unveiled its one-of-a-kind ‘Flower Power’ car, covered from wheel to window in grass and flowers.

The Solihull in Bloom Garden competition gives local residents, businesses, community groups, schools and pubs the chance to enter their own fantastic floral displays in to the local competition with hundreds of pounds worth of Notcutts vouchers up for grabs for the winners.

Buy photos»Planting flowers in Chadwell Drive are John Davies from Ringway and Janet Hawkings. 16.012.006.sol.jg5

Buy photos»Ron Hill scatters seeds. 16.012.006.sol.jg4

Buy photos»Hoping for growth at Hillfield Park are Notcutts Outdoor Manager Stuart Beasley, Ron Hill vice chair of Warwickshire Wildlife Trust, Louise Plester and Liz Nicholson from Notcutts. 16.012.006.sol.jg3

Buy photos»A bloomin’ marvellous launch for this year’s event. 16.012.006.sol.jg1

Buy photos»Solihull Mayor Irene Chamberlain and escort Robert at the wheel of the Notcutts Flower Power car. 16.012.006.sol.jg2

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