ENTHUSIASTIC gardeners in Shanklin have been crowned winners of their category in this year’s Shanklin in Bloom competition.

See results below

Judging for the competition took place on July 4, with the winners announced in all seven categories.

Jacqui Robertson, volunteer at Shanklin Theatre, said: “Our Theatre Gardening team have done a sterling job this summer and has been rewarded by winning the 1st prize in their category of Shanklin In Bloom.”

The Clifton on Queens Road, which topped the guest houses category, said: “First place in our category for Shanklin In Bloom (again), a big thank you to our wonderful gardener Terri for all her hard work.”

Visit Shanklin said: “Well done to our great local attraction volunteers for achieving 1st in category of The Shanklin in Bloom awards 2022!”

A presentation evening at The Royal British Legion Club in Shanklin will be held on Wednesday, September 7, at 7pm.

There will be a raffle to help raise funds for next year’s Shanklin in Bloom with a £50 voucher as its prize.

Results: Front garden category — 1st Garden House Westhill Road, 2nd 20 St Martins Avenue, 3rd 4 Fir Tree Close, 4th 8 Park Road; Pots and tubs category — 1st 17a Victoria Avenue, 2nd 8 St Boniface Cliff Road, 3rd Flat 7 Hedley Court; Guest houses category — 1st The Clifton, 2nd Palmerston Grange, 3rd The Steamer Inn; Flats, Condeminions and Shared Gardens category — 1st Columbus House, 2nd Rychris Court, 3rd Craigmore Court, 4th Springfield Nursing Home; Small front gardens category — 1st 28 Hatherston Road, 2nd 11 Western Road, 3rd Grange Road; Schools, churches, youth & community groups category — 1st Shanklin Theatre, 2nd Gatten and Lake Primary School (reception class), 3rd Green Towns; Pubs, clubs and cafes category — 1st Shanklin Conservative Club, 2nd Shanklin Bowling Club.