Cupar in Bloom
Cupar in Bloom is a very enthusiastic and active voluntary group which was formed in 2004. Its aim is to make the town pleasant and clean for residents, visitors and businesses, increasing civic pride. Plant choice and colour schemes suit the architecture, including sustainable planting and wild flora. The Tarvit Pond: Illustrated story walk, bird feeding sanctuary, and bat project create interest and are utilised as a learning hub for local schools. The group receives excellent support from organisations and the public, and monetary support from local businesses. Cupar in Bloom works with all local schools and Elmwood College, and has an impressive range of past successes including Beautiful Fife Gold, Beautiful Scotland Gold, Britain in Bloom 2010 Silver Gilt, 2015 Gold, Young Peoples' Award, and Best Town in Britain.
In 2017, the group won the 'Community Horticulture Award' for its floral bed educational project:
Cupar in Bloom worked with SRUC Elmwood campus, with support from Fife Council, to design and plant up a floral educational bed. Previously planted by the council, and dedicated to a local organisation, the students recycled plants and dedicated the 2017 bed to ’60 years of the Cupar Floral Art Club’.