THE borough’s best gardeners were honoured at the prize ceremony of Hillingdon in Bloom on Wednesday.

The annual competition rewards nominated local residents for their gardening achievements and creative presentation of plants.

Awards were presented by the Mayor of Hillingdon, Cllr Michael Markham.

List of winners:

Best Business Premises
The Hut pub, Hillingdon

Best School Garden
Ryefield Primary School, Hillingdon

Permanent Display winner
Michael Sobell House in Mount Vernon Hospital

Balcony display winners
Beryl Bradshaw, Hayes

Best school winners
Ryefield Primary School, Hillingdon

Bloomin' pub winner
Gary Gilchrist, Brook House pub, Hayes

Business premises winners
Gerry and Diane Collins, The Hut pub, Hillingdon

Communal garden winner
Michael White, The Chestnuts, Uxbridge

First-time entrant winners
Peter and Christine Etherington, Willowbank, Harefield

Front garden winner
Josie Clarke, Hillingdon

Front of residence winner
Janet Halls, West Drayton

Hanging basket winner
Brenda Gardner, Eastcote

Novelty front garden winner
Alan Ellingham, Harefield

Permanent display winners
Michael Sobell House, Mount Vernon Hospital,

Residential street winner
Josephine Eckleben, Hayes

Roome Cup for Conservation winner
Rural Activities Garden Centre, West Drayton

Window box winner
Frances White, Ruislip