Just a tad wet for the planting up of the new social distancing planters on Market Hill!
Despite getting absolutely sodden in the lengthy thunderstorm our band of volunteers – which included Sudbury Town Council’s community wardens, staff from sponsors Bridge Farm Plants in Monks Eleigh, and our partners Greener Sudbury – kept their spirits high and did a great job.
We have had lots of positive comments already – we hope the sun comes back for everyone to enjoy some al fresco dining amongst the new flowers!
Big thanks go to sponsors Sudbury Perrywood who very generously donated many of the plants (the rest were grown by Sudbury in Bloom’s resident horticulturalist Mark Mason and his helpers) and all the compost; to Sudbury Town Council and the community wardens for everything they did to make the new look happen; to Babergh District Council for securing funds from the Reopening High Streets Safely Fund, which is part of the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF).
Among the plants are Sedums, Salvias, Pelargoniums, Heucheras, Fuchsias, Crocosmia, Coprosmas and ornamental grasses including Miscanthus.
From left: Catherine McMillan and Mark Mason of Sudbury in Bloom, community warden Bradley Smith, Sudbury mayor Jack Owen, Jade Goodwin of sponsors Perrywood.