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The DGP volunteers have done it again. We are back to a GOLD standard again, showing that Dartmouth volunteer gardeners are recognised as exceptional, plus bringing fliral delights to enhance the town. After a couple of years absence, we again entered the RHS Britain in Bloom competition for 2020/21 Not only did we win GOLD […]

2021 DGP wins GREEN FLAG Award

2021 DGP wins GREEN FLAG Award

For the first time ever, DGP volunteers, entered the green spaces in the town, which they care for, into the international GREEN FLAG AWARD and were rewarded with being nationally recognised as having achieved their high standard and we are now allowed to fly the Green Flag. It is not an easy job to achieve […]

Dartmouth Community Greenhouse...

Dartmouth Community Greenhouse Will Be Built Soon To A New Design

A new design  for the Dartmouth Community Greenhouse has been agreed by the trustees of Dartmouth Green Partnerships and greenhouse designer, Hartley Botanic Ltd. They offered us their Victorian Grand Manor design, which is an attractive, rectangular, gabled greenhouse 4128mm x 11194mm in size (see photo below).  It means that the greenhouse can be built later […]

AWARD from South West in Bloom

AWARD from South West in Bloom

Dartmouth Green Partnerships is delighted to have received an unexpected award from South West in Bloom for the summer 2020 floral displays created by volunteers last year, in spite of the pandemic. DGP Chairman, Stevie Rogers, said: ‘Out of the blue we have received a certificate from South West In Bloom congratulating us for ‘continuing […]

Supporting our Community Green...

Supporting our Community Greenhouse appeal

The Dartmouth & Kingswear Society gave £1,000 towards the community greenhouse. Many thanks for this – the second such contribution from the Society. Pictured below is D&K Vice President, Phil Charlesworth, presenting the cheque to DGP members (left ) Deborah Bemrose, and Stevie Rogers. The Co-op supports our appeal. Dartmouth Green Partnerships was delighted to receive […]

Summer Planting 2020 – in a ti

Summer Planting 2020 – in a time of  COVID

Despite the restrictions imposed by COVID-19, DGP’s team of volunteers were hard at work during the lockdown dismantling spring displays of daffodils and tulips and preparing the summer displays for June. Volunteers followed Government and local authority advice. Our focus  was on sustainability and we used pollen producing, wildlife friendly perennial and annual planting to attract insects and […]