Yeovil-based Brimsmore Gardens began its 25th anniversary celebrations on Wednesday 1 March with a cake cutting ceremony, attended by customers old and new, as well as friends of the garden centre, which is part of The Gardens Group. Deputy Mayor of Yeovil, Councillor David Recardo, who was “honoured to be asked to attend the celebrations”, congratulated the garden centre team based on Tintinhull Road and commented on the friendly, smiley and helpful service he experiences every time he visits. Following the toast, the cake was cut to declare the 14 days of celebrations open.
Adam Wallis, general manager of Brimsmore Gardens, (above back centre) explains; “It was a real pleasure to see so many customers and local businesses attend the ceremony to mark this very special milestone. We are extremely proud of all of our achievements over the past 25 years, in particular our continuing role in the local community, and are really looking forward to seeing what the next 25 years has in store.”
With plans for tree planting at schools and across the community, charity fundraising initiatives and special offers at Brimsmore Gardens over the next fortnight, the celebrations have only just begun. The 14 days of special events will be brought to a close on Tuesday 14 March with a fundraising Baking and Making competition, which will be judged by Lesley Waters, TV chef and owner of Lesley Waters Cookery School in Halstock.
Picture caption: (L-R) Louise Burks, director of The Gardens Group, Mike Burks, managing director of The Gardens Group, Adam Wallis, general manager of Brimsmore Gardens and Deputy Mayor of Yeovil, David Recardo.