ere are some of Clive Road’s blooms this summer – the street got on board with Full Frontal last year and hold regular meetings and events – if you want to join in with Full Frontal in Clive Road, contact us. We look forward to seeing some more lovely displays!
There have been some really nice frontages springing up in Castle Avenue! The street got together earlier in the year and organised some great-looking pots and baskets, and over the summer these really came along well. Have a look at the results below:
Rochester Avenue’s branch of Full Frontal is going really well. There are about 18 houses involved, and we have noticed other houses also planting out, which is great news. The gallery shows off some of this summer’s frontages.
The RHS interviewed Fern and asked “Your community group, Full Frontal, helps residents to improve their front gardens. You’ve signed up all but one house on your street and last year you achieved top marks in the IYN campaign. How did it all begin?” Fern: “It actually began one night in June 2010 at… Continue reading »
David and Sallie Shaw our South East in Bloom – It’s Your Neighbourhood assessors came here on Wednesday 11th July. We walked around Longley Road, Clive Road, Castle Avenue and Rochester Avenue (as well as The Vines)They were about most of the day. I hope they were impressed with what they saw. We will know… Continue reading »
We had an all day visit from a journalist and photographer from The Garden magazine – took them down to the High Street, and around our local roads. They were perparing material about Full Frontal for an article that will appear in the magazine in June/July 2013.
We had a visit this morning from the Blue Peter gardener Chris Collins and had pictures taken in the road – Ethan and Flynn were positively angelic for the occasion! Andy Shaddick (centre) from Southern Water – who generously presented us with 6 water butts last year, also present at the photo session with Fern… Continue reading »
Sue did an amazing job on our blocked water butt the other evening. I had tried without success on a number of occasions, but she ‘pulled out all the stops’ (forgive the pun) and got the blockage cleared quickly, so we now again have six fully functioning water butts …and all full of water thanks… Continue reading »
Viv and Fern in Chris Beardshaw’s Urban Oasis garden, highlighting the work of community gardening groups in improving the urban environment. We both took up the offer to go to Hampton Court Flower Show last Sunday to take part in a photoshoot. Both Viv and Fern did short pieces for the BBC TV cameras which… Continue reading »
We are pleased with our new Full Frontal street sign – fabricated for us by Medway Council’s sign shop. Also acknowledging Tree Box for giving us the wall planter which is looking great this year with its red white and blue planting.