Bloom Standard Marking Criteria FAQs

Explore answers to the most common questions asked about the standard Bloom marking criteria

The Britain in Bloom standard marking sheet was updated in December 2021 to reflect the evolving practice of many groups, and the important role that gardeners can play in tackling urgent issues like biodiversity loss and climate change.

For more insight into the changes and how they may affect your Bloom community gardening activities, our handy frequently asked questions will help to answer any questions relating to the Britain in Bloom standard marking sheet updates.

Standard marking criteria FAQs 704kB pdf)

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