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Timayane Day at Prince Henry's

On Timayane day pupils from Prince Henry's worked with Otley in Bloom on various projects around Otley
2019 Once again pupils and teachers from Prince Henry's Grammar school who have been working with us today on 3 projects : planting a wildflower bed in Courthouse St car park, … http://www.otleyinbloom.co.uk/blog/timayane-day-prince-henrys/

Autumn planting

We have replanted the planters in Orchardgate, and renewed the plants on the backs of the willow bike riders at the fire station.
The flowers on the backs of the willow bike riders at the fire station have been renewed, and a few adjustments made to the bikes. We also replanted the square wooden p… http://www.otleyinbloom.co.uk/blog/autumn-planting/

Perennial planting in tubs

We have planted up two new tubs by the pedestrian crossing in Crossgate, using perennial plants.
We have planted up some new tubs by the pedestrian crossing in Crossgate, using perennial plants. Hopefully they will continue to look good for some time.     http://www.otleyinbloom.co.uk/blog/perennial-planting-tubs/

Birdcage Walk and Granville Terrace

Recently we tidied the planters in the layby on Birdcage Walk, and the flower bed at the bottom of Granville Terrace.
Recently we tidied the planters in the layby on Birdcage Walk, and added a few more plants to brighten them up as they had suffered in the winter flooding there. We als… http://www.otleyinbloom.co.uk/blog/birdcage-walk-and-granville-terrace/

Painting and fettling planters

We repainted the green wooden planters around town and tidied some of the others.
We repainted the green wooden planters around town, we had some new volunteers this time, and got the job done in an hour. And we fettled some of the others (in case yo… http://www.otleyinbloom.co.uk/blog/painting-and-fettling-planters/

Ashfield Primary School's planter

Ashfield Primary School helped Otley in Bloom to plant up a planter in the middle of Otley.
var addthis_config = {"data_track_addressbar":true}; Some members of the gardening club at Ashfield Primary School helped Otley in Bloom with a planter in the m… http://www.otleyinbloom.co.uk/blog/ashfield-primary-schools-planter/

Spring planting in town

We've given the square wooden planters a spring clean and added some Spring flowers.
var addthis_config = {"data_track_addressbar":true}; We've given the square wooden planters around Otley a spring clean and added some Spring flowers. It took q… http://www.otleyinbloom.co.uk/blog/spring-planting-town/

Our next task force on 22nd March

On Sunday 22nd March we’ll be doing a bit of planting and tidying of the square wooden planters in town.
On Sunday 22nd March we’ll be doing a bit of planting and tidying of the square wooden planters in town.  If you’d like to come and help us, we’re meeting at the Buttercross at 10… http://www.otleyinbloom.co.uk/blog/our-next-task-force-22nd-march/

Have you noticed our new lamp post planters?

Here's one of the new lamp post planters looking lovely
var addthis_config = {"data_track_addressbar":true}; Here's a picture of one of the new lamp post planters looking lovely, funded by Otley BID and put up by Cou… http://www.otleyinbloom.co.uk/blog/have-you-noticed-our-new-lamp-post-planters/

Behind the scenes

Behind the scenes at our allotment we've been busy
  We have an allotment at the Burras Lane site where we grow on plants we've saved from the planters, we compost waste and prunings, and do other "housekeeping" tasks.  This ye… http://www.otleyinbloom.co.uk/blog/behind-scenes/

Charles Street car park brightened up by planter

The small planter at the entrance to Charles St car park has been cheered up with some bright flowering plants.
var addthis_config = {"data_track_addressbar":true};   The small planter at the entrance to Charles St car park has been cheered up with some bright flowerin… http://www.otleyinbloom.co.uk/blog/charles-street-car-park-brightened-planter/

Planting up the new planter in Orchard Gate

There’s a new planter in Orchard Gate outside the council’s Core Resource Centre, just behind the bus station.
var addthis_config = {"data_track_addressbar":true}; There’s a new planter in Orchard Gate outside the council’s Core Resource Centre, just behind the bus … http://www.otleyinbloom.co.uk/blog/planting-new-planter-orchard-gate/

Topping up the planters

The soil level in the wooden planters around town has been sinking down with all the rain, so we’ve gone round topping them up.
var addthis_config = {"data_track_addressbar":true}; The soil level in the wooden planters around town has been sinking down with all the rain, so we’ve gon… http://www.otleyinbloom.co.uk/blog/topping-planters/

Replanting the wooden planters in Otley

Otley in Bloom members Edie, Mary, Jacquie, Ian and Maria trimmed, weeded and planted 15 Instaplanta planters between them.
var addthis_config = {"data_track_addressbar":true}; Replanting the wooden planters in Otley A very productive Sunday morning initiated by Jacquie.  Otley … http://www.otleyinbloom.co.uk/blog/replanting-wooden-planters-otley/

Smartening up the Otley Gateways

On 10th November Otley in Bloom members were tidying and planting at the Gateways at Pool road and Leeds Road.
var addthis_config = {"data_track_addressbar":true}; On 10th November David, Ian and Maria were at work tidying and planting at the Gateways at Pool road an… http://www.otleyinbloom.co.uk/blog/smartening-otley-gateways/

Refreshing the town planting

On June 9th and again on June 11th Otley in bloom volunteers were busy putting summer flowers in the large wooden planters around the town centre.
On June 9th and again on June 11th Otley in bloom volunteers were busy putting summer flowers in the large wooden planters around the town centre.  These planters are regularly ma… http://www.otleyinbloom.co.uk/blog/refreshing-town-planting/

Instaplanta planters refresh for summer

Our hard working team have been busy planting up the large wooden planters in town supplied and managed by Instaplanta.
Our hard working team have been busy planting up the large wooden planters in town supplied and managed by Instaplanta.  In total they planted 20 trays of geraniums, 6 trays of pe… http://www.otleyinbloom.co.uk/blog/instaplanta-planters-refresh-summer/

Otley bus station plaque

Last year we arranged along with support from Otley Lions to have new planters put up in the bus station.
var addthis_config = {"data_track_addressbar":true}; Last year we arranged along with support from Otley Lions to have new planters put up in the bus station.  … http://www.otleyinbloom.co.uk/blog/otley-bus-station-plaque/

Otley Birdcage Walk clear up

Otley in Bloom volunteers mended the wall and planted flowers on two stone planters on Birdcage Walk,
var addthis_config = {"data_track_addressbar":true}; May 24th 2013 Otley in Bloom volunteers mended the wall and planted flowers on two stone planters on Bir… http://www.otleyinbloom.co.uk/blog/otley-birdcage-walk-clear/