For the third year running, Boston retained its gold status in the East Midlands in Bloom competition, with thanks to the dedicated Boston in Bloom volunteers and supporters.
Congratulating Boston the judges said another excellent entry was delivered “and perhaps – who knows – the category winner in 2018”.
The Your Day, Your Say group in Central Park received the Judges’ Award for “the inspiring gardening”.
The judges also praised the “strong” floral displays, newly-planted birch trees and the new art deco-styled garden in Central Park.
The judges, who toured Witham Way Country Park, Memorial Gardens which they said were “beautiful again”, Central Park, Market Place and the Stump church grounds.
They said: “We met many volunteers of all ages, organisations and businesses who were fully supporting the Bloom campaign. Good to see business support continuing”.
They praised the town’s hanging baskets and barrier displays, Pescod Square hanging baskets and balcony planting and the knot gardens and the bell beds in the Stump grounds.
They said the cleanliness of the town was generally good; the monolith information boards were “unique”.