Islington in Bloom 2019
Congratulations to Islington’s green-fingered gardeners – our residents, tenants, community centres, local groups, businesses and schools – who were celebrated at the Islington in Bloom 2019 awards at Islington Assembly Hall on 2 September.
We’ve pulled out a few of our favourite snaps from the winners gardens, pits, plant pots, and more below. A full list of winners is at the bottom of this page. Congratulations to all the winners and the runners up – we can’t wait for next year’s competition already!
Winner in the Best Pub or Business category, Image Tailors
Winner of Best Children's Planting, Willow Children's Centre
Some fun facts about this year’s competition:
A whopping total of 669 children entered the Children’s Poster Competition
The Best Front Garden category was our most popular this year, followed by Best Container Garden
Champion of Champions, Myka Baum – St Mellitus Garden, won this award for having the highest overall score in any category!
Winner of Best Community Park, Lever Street Community Garden
Winner of Best Residential Communal Garden, Jessop Court Gardens on Rocliffe Street
Our full list of deserving winners is below. Congratulations again!
Winner of the children’s poster competition – Shabnam Sakhizada
Best Children’s Planting – Willow Children’s Centre
Best Community Centre Garden – St Luke’s Community Centre
Best Community Garden – King Henry’s Walk Garden
Best Community Park – Lever Street Community Garden
Best Container Garden – Darren Kirwin and Ramsay Ritchie
Best Forgotten Corner – Myka Baum – St Mellitus Garden
Best Front Garden – Erif Rison
Best Entry from Housing – Pamela Berham
Best Entry from PFI – Jessop Court Gardens on Rocliffe Street
Best Blooming Pub or Business – Image Tailors
Best Residential Communal Garden – Jessop Court Gardens on Rocliffe Street
Best Retail Street or Area – Camden Passage
Best Street – Crayford Road Gardeners
Best Tree Pit – Pamela Berham
Best Ward – Highbury West
Pattenden award – King Henry’s Walk Garden
Champion of Champions – Myka Baum – St Mellitus Gardens