See below for all the latest news about Malton in Bloom
Old Malton in Bloom
Check out our new stone effect troughs with a little bit of winter planting. These are located on the verges outside the Royal Oak, Old Malton. We also have a new planter on Peasey Hills Road.
It's that Golden colour again!
2019 was once again another great year for Malton in Bloom as it won GOLD and Best in Category at the Yorkshire in Bloom awards. Building on the previous years success 2019 saw even more additions including transforming the unloved Castlegate / Church Hill corner bed, wilflower planting to Orchard Fields and hanging baskets to the centre of roundabouts. The judges were impressed with the enthusiasm and attitude of the volunteers. They paid particular tribute to the efforts of the pupils at Malton School. We do thank all our volunteers, business contributors the Council and Visit Malton for all their input.
You Can't See The Baskets!
Isn't it great when you can't see the baskets! Our planters on Railway Street Bridge overlooking the river are looking splendid.
Castle Howard Road / York Road Junction
The flowers at Castle Howard Road / York Road junction are looking resplendent early August. The linear positioning of the baskets certainly catches the eye and the flowers have filled out spectacularly.
Derwent Surgery - Gardens
The Gardens at the Derwent Surgery are stunning and maintained by gardener Stuart. He is doing an excellent job of keeping the surgery grounds absolutely immaculate. Do pause and check them out next time you are in the area.
Castlegate Community Garden - Seat
It is one thing doing all the exciting planting but the area around the planting needs maintenance and revitalisation. We have added weed control sheeting and fresh gravel to the seating area.
Seating and Planters - Newbiggin
Rotary part funded the new planters and seating at Newbiggin. As as thank you we have planted yellow santvitalia and blue salvias, Rotary colours! Thank you Rotary.
Castlegate Community Garden - Bedding
Summer is here and we have had fun putting the bedding plants in Castlegate. Let us hope the summer bedding makes the other flowers pop with colour and excitement.
Coastliner - Second Floral Bed.
David from the Bee Keepers Association over the past couple of years has transformed one of the beds at the Coastliner Depot. Clearly he enjoys this and this year has taken over the second area. It is going to look wonderful. Thank you David.
MiB have been busy refreshing the planting at the town signs, we have given the catmint a good haircut and planted Marguerites and succulents, as well as a general tidying up. We hope you like them. Check them out on York Road, Broughton Road, Castle Howard Road and Old Maltongate.
Derwent Diggers - Train Station
Once again Derwent Diggers have been working hard transforming the train station. Even if you don't need to catch a train do call down and have a look at the planting in the round and long planters, stunning!
Castlegate Community Garden - Planting
We have now planted up most of our Castlegate Community Garden project.
Thanks to Sue, Sarah, Janette, Stuart, Tim, Mick, Nick, Cliff, Antony, Malcolm and Nicola.
Thanks also to Stuarts Fish & Chips for the water.
Great work by all. We are delighted with it! Just need a new bin and pebbles in the seating area.
A stunning transformation!
Orchard Fields - Seeding our Wildflower Project 2019
A massive thanks to Malton Scouts who have now seed bombed and sowed our wildflower meadow mixes.
It was a pleasure to work with you and thanks so much for your help in making Malton beautiful!
Top work by all!
New Project - Castlegate / Church Hill Corner
Many thanks to Bayes Trees Services for pruning the bushes.
Antony, Stuart, Jeanette and Nick spent a few hours tidying up our new Castlegate Project. Thank you so much!
Many thanks also to Mick at the town council for removing the debris.
Great work today. Just got to plan what we can put on this lovely new blank canvas.
Hope to have it in full bloom this summer #ourbloom #yib2019 #Malton
Wildflower Preparation, Orchard Fields - What A Team Effort
We had a very productive session preparing our Wildflower area at Orchard Fields.
The weather was on our side and we had a great turnout, with some new volunteers.
The Scouts are due to seed bomb and sow it in a weeks time.
Many thanks to eveyone who volunteered their time. We could not do it without you.
It shows how communities can come together. You did MiB proud. #Malton #Yib2019 #ourbloom
Transpennine Express Trains - Transform Grants
Malton in Bloom is delighted to announce that we have been successful in the TransPennine Express Trains Transform Grants 2018/19. This is fantastic news as this is a significant amount of grant so this will enable us to do some of the special projects we want to embark upon. Thank you to everyone who voted for us!
Wildflowers For 2019
The wildflower seeds are ordered for the creation of the new wildflower seed bed at Orchard Fields near the Sheepfoot Hill entrance. We will be busy preparing the land and sowing the weekend of March 16/17. We are looking forward to see a carpet of wildflower colour!
Our Golden Moment!
It is now official Malton in Bloom has won its first GOLD at Yorkshire in Bloom 2018. Further icing on the cake is also the Best in Category win, and a special award for Best Commercial Entry Supporting the Community, totally unexpected bonuses. Massive congratulations to the whole team for a an amazing effort resulting in overwhelming success. Well done to all.
That’s North Yorkshire TV
Christopher Turner responding brilliantly to a 'That's North Yorkshire TV' interview
Blooming Boost for Malton floral displays!
MALTON is celebrating a blooming boost to its summer flower displays.
Taylor Wimpey North Yorkshire has donated £500 to help buy the necessary planters and hanging baskets around the town, ready for entry into the annual Yorkshire in Bloom competition.
Read the full story in the Gazette & Herald via this link