Blooming Mold ready for the summer

Sam Roberts, Mold Town Clerk, with a colourful summer barrier basket at King Street car park.

The competition for talented gardeners ‘Blooming Mold’ is back by popular demand in 2016.

All residents, businesses and schools in Town can enter, with a chance of winning a first prize of £60 and second of £30 in each category.

  • The four categories this year are Best basket or tub;
  • Best kept front garden;
  • Best natural wildlife-friendly garden;
  • Best garden in a tray (for 16 year olds and under).

In each category gardeners who use insect-friendly plants will be awarded higher marks.

Entry forms from Mold Town Council, with completed entry forms returned to the Council by 24 June and judging taking place between 11 to 15 July by appointment.

Entries for the ‘Best garden in a tray’ category will be displayed in Daniel Owen Square on Saturday 2 July, and a people’s vote on the day will select the winner.

Sponsor a hanging basket

The 100 hanging baskets around Town, which are provided and maintained by the Town Council, help to make Mold more attractive during the summer.

Would you like to sponsor one? Organisations, businesses, individuals or groups of individuals can sponsor a basket for £60, and their name can be displayed next to the basket in a custom-made holder. Please get in touch with Mold Town Council by 20 May.

For competition details and entry forms or to sponsor a basket: Mold Town Council, 01352 758532, or

Hanging baskets can be sponsored, and a plaque added if desired

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