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Open gardens event showcases variety of dazzling creations

PUBLISHED: 12:05 04 July 2018

Shirley and Denis Tuck took part in Blundeston Open Gardens 2018. Picture: Mick Howes

Shirley and Denis Tuck took part in Blundeston Open Gardens 2018. Picture: Mick Howes

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Visitors were treated to a vast array of floral displays as a village showed off its gardening prowess.

Lorraine Brearley took part in Blundeston Open Gardens 2018. Picture: Mick HowesLorraine Brearley took part in Blundeston Open Gardens 2018. Picture: Mick Howes

The annual Blundeston Open Gardens event saw numerous gardens opened to members of the public over the course of the weekend, June 30 and July 1.

In light of May’s Royal Wedding the theme for this year’s event was royalty and, with the help of the art group, a variety of sentries, corgis and crowns were placed amid the dazzling creations and even the duck hut was renamed Duckingham Palace.

Rod Leech took part in Blundeston Open Gardens 2018. Picture: Mick HowesRod Leech took part in Blundeston Open Gardens 2018. Picture: Mick Howes

The local bowls club was also open, with visitors able to try their hand at bowling under the supervision of club members, while there was also an exhibition in the hall by the art club.

All proceeds from the weekend will go to Blundeston in Bloom, who have won a number of awards in the regional ‘in bloom’ contest and have this year entered the Anglia in Bloom competition once more.

Blundeston Open Gardens 2018. Picture: Mick HowesBlundeston Open Gardens 2018. Picture: Mick Howes

Blundeston Open Gardens 2018. Picture: Mick HowesBlundeston Open Gardens 2018. Picture: Mick Howes

Blundeston Open Gardens 2018. Picture: Mick HowesBlundeston Open Gardens 2018. Picture: Mick Howes

Dorothy Archibold and Susan Head at the Art Club exhibition as part of Blundeston Open Gardens 2018. Picture: Mick HowesDorothy Archibold and Susan Head at the Art Club exhibition as part of Blundeston Open Gardens 2018. Picture: Mick Howes

Pamela Holman at the bowls club as part of Blundeston Open Gardens 2018. Picture: Mick HowesPamela Holman at the bowls club as part of Blundeston Open Gardens 2018. Picture: Mick Howes

Sam Gooch took part in Blundeston Open Gardens 2018. Picture: Mick HowesSam Gooch took part in Blundeston Open Gardens 2018. Picture: Mick Howes

Chris and Gregg Tripp took part in Blundeston Open Gardens 2018. Picture: Mick HowesChris and Gregg Tripp took part in Blundeston Open Gardens 2018. Picture: Mick Howes

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