Andrea Walker

Students at Desert Sands Community School plant potatoes with the assistance of Communities in Bloom volunteers.

May is a busy month for Communities in Bloom volunteers

From planting potatoes at the school to planting barrels around downtown Ashcroft, the CiB members are keeping busy.

Students at Desert Sands Community School plant potatoes with the assistance of Communities in Bloom volunteers.
Gardeners browse the selection at the 2016 Ashcroft Communities in Bloom plant swap. This year's swap is on April 22.

Annual Ashcroft plant swap coming soon

Communities in Bloom encourages local gardeners to see what they can split in their gardens, and bring the extras to the swap.

Gardeners browse the selection at the 2016 Ashcroft Communities in Bloom plant swap. This year's swap is on April 22.

Tulips planted to celebrate Canada’s 150th birthday

Ashcroft Communities in Bloom has planted hundreds of bulbs, including one designed especially for Canada's 150th.

CFDC Sun Country was named Ashcroft’s Best Blooming’ Business for 2016. In the photo are (back row

Communities in Bloom chooses 2016 Best Bloomin’ Business in Ashcroft

CFDC Sun Country gets the honour of winning Best Bloomin’ Business Award.

CFDC Sun Country was named Ashcroft’s Best Blooming’ Business for 2016. In the photo are (back row
Five candidates are running for councillor in an Ashcroft by-election.

Ashcroft council candidates state their platforms

Some 60 people attended last week's all-candidates' forum, where the five people seeking election to council answered audience questions.

Five candidates are running for councillor in an Ashcroft by-election.
New playground equipment is coming to the Ashcroft pool park.

New playground equipment coming soon to pool park

The new equipment will be suitable for children aged six and up, meaning more opportunities for older children to have fun.

New playground equipment is coming to the Ashcroft pool park.
The proud winners of this year’s “Best Garden Selection” awards received their signs at the Communities in Bloom celebration on July 18.

Best blooming Ashcroft gardens honoured

Take a drive around and see the ten gardens honoured by the Communities in Bloom committee this year.

The proud winners of this year’s “Best Garden Selection” awards received their signs at the Communities in Bloom celebration on July 18.
John O'Fee.

Questions answered at water public forum

Some 150 Ashcroft residents attended the meeting on July 14 to find out more about the proposed new water treatment plant.

John O'Fee.
The hard work of the Ashcroft Communities in Bloom members will be on display around town when the CiB judges visit on July 18 - 20.

Communities in Bloom judges are coming

Judges arrive in Ashcroft on July 18, and residents are invited to meet them at the Heritage Park at 7 p.m. for a special celebration.

The hard work of the Ashcroft Communities in Bloom members will be on display around town when the CiB judges visit on July 18 - 20.
Communities in Bloom member Ina Gory plants a flower barrel in downtown Ashcroft.

Public invited to blooming good celebration

Ashcroft Communities in Bloom is celebrating its 10th anniversary, and invites everyone to the party.

Communities in Bloom member Ina Gory plants a flower barrel in downtown Ashcroft.