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29th November 2010

Take heart - spring is on the way!

It may be bitterly cold right now, but TOR2ís team of gardeners have been working hard to ensure that spring 2011 will be a blaze of colour in Torbay.

Itís taken four weeks for the team to complete the winter 2010/spring 2011 planting programme, during which time they have planted around 185,000 plants and bulbs.

The displays once in flower, will include mysotis, bellis, polyanthus, wallflowers, hyacinths and tulips - to name but a few.

Working on behalf of Torbay Council, Tor2ís gardeners and grounds maintenance operatives maintain a variety of parks and gardens across the Bay. Part of this work involves ensuring that all annual beds are planted twice yearly with seasonal bedding.

Torbay is famed for its glorious landscape, mild climate and fascinating horticultural heritage. The Bay boasts everything from magnificent gardens to the swathes of formal bedding on its seafronts and carpets of bluebells and orchids in the spring woodlands.

English Nature, the Government's official nature conservation watchdog, rates Torbay as one of the top six sites in the country for rare plants.