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Senior Green Fingers

The Senior Green Fingers Presentation and Tea Party was held at St Peter’s House Out Risbygate Street on Wednesday 16th August.

Senior Green Fingers is Bury in Bloom’s award scheme for nursing homes, residential homes and day care centres.

The three judges Chris Hodgson, Sue Thompson and Susan Dunne visited the entries in July to look residents’ involvement in their gardens.

The award scheme now in it’s 3rd year is sponsored by Treatt the leading beverage ingredient solutions manufacturer based in Bury St Edmunds.

We had a wonderful tea party at St Peter’s House residential home and the following prizes were awarded by the Senior Green Fingers Judges and Richard Hope Treatt’s Chief Financial Officer.

All the entries received gardening vouchers for the following
St Peter’s House - Best Resident Involvement
Gatehouse Dementia Hub - Best Community Involvement
North Court - Best Use of Space
Cornwallis Court - Best Wildlife Promotion
Stradbroke Court - Best Overall Improvement
Davers Court - Best Art Projects

St Peters House - Overall winners

Sue Thompson Senior Green Fingers judge said ‘We were delighted to see even more resident involvement in all those that entered this year. The judges could see the enjoyment the residents were getting from gardening. We are very grateful to Treatt for their sponsorship as it enables us to give gardening vouchers to all that enter’.