JUDGES of a schools’ garden competition have been doing the rounds.

Schools in Bloom bosses have been calling into schools across Colchester to see what young people have been doing in the gardening clubs.

Dave Harris, a spokesman for the group, said: “We have been very impressed with the green fingered skills of our school pupils, and look forward to taking forward the results to our award ceremony.

“Well done schools, you have done Colchester proud.”

The ceremony, where winners and highly commended schools will be announced, will take place in September.