News

Mad March again!

March has seen our volunteers gearing up for a lot of hard work in the coming year, but we have also been enjoying the fruits of our labour, as crocuses and daffodils planted in previous years have been blooming across the Fair City. We have been ordering plants, planning our work schedules and getting activity sessions into our diaries, and the diaries of our partner groups. We even managed ...

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Spring in the air

It's February in Scotland and winter may not be over, but spring is definitely in the air in Perth. Our volunteers have been out and about over the past few weeks, come rain or shine, working in Riverside Park, researching Perth's rich horticultural history and carrying out litter picks.

We're working on new interpretive boards and a leaflet that will tell the fascinating story of the ...

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Champion of Champions goal for 2019

The Royal Horticultural Society has nominated Beautiful Perth for one of the most sought-after awards in the horticultural world this year. The Fair City is one of only five communities across the UK to have been nominated by the RHS to compete for the title of Britain in Bloom Champion of Champions 2019.

We run the ‘Perth in Bloom’ campaign, and we brought home several of the top ...

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Major Successes at Britain in Bloom 2018

We brought home a clutch of major awards from the 2018 Britain in Bloom Awards ceremony, which was held in Belfast on Friday night (19 Oct). Perth won 

  • A Gold Medal
  • The trophy for the Best Large Town* in the UK (beating off stiff competition from 8 other locations**)
  • The Parks and Green Spaces Award for Riverside Park
  • An individual ‘Community ...

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Britain in Bloom Judging 2018

The judges from the RHS Britain in Bloom finals 2018 visited Perth on Thursday 9 August. Expert judges Rae Beckwith and James Cordingley have have travelled the length and breadth of the UK to assess all nine entries in the 'large town'* category of the Royal Horticultural Society’s Britain in Bloom Awards 2018. Photos taken during the tour can be found Read article...


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