KEEN amateur gardeners are being called upon to enter their prized plots into this year’s Appleby in Bloom competition.

Businesses and residents are being urged to take part in the prestige contest before the closing dats for entries of July 5.

Details and entry forms are available from the Tourist Information Centre at the Moot Hall, Appleby – to find out more call Appleby town clerk Pippa Taylor on 017683-51177.