Colourful flowers brighten the entrance into Chemainus

Volunteers hard at work for planting extravaganza

Magic touches by the group of Mona Empey, between Lauren and Geoff Haszard, adds to the beautiful colours of freshly-planted flowers at the Henry Road roundabout. (Photo by Pete Cavanaugh)

Magic touches by the group of Mona Empey, between Lauren and Geoff Haszard, adds to the beautiful colours of freshly-planted flowers at the Henry Road roundabout. (Photo by Pete Cavanaugh)

It was a big job, but Chemainus Communities In Bloom volunteers are known for their ease in handling these assignments.

More than 2,770 plants were put in the ground along the Henry Road roundabout, including an array of Cosmos, Sunpatiens and Lantana.

The burst of colour looks fantastic at the entrance to town.

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Volunteers were out in full force Saturday to complete the job under brilliant sunny skies that provided the perfect backdrop for their colourful efforts.

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Volunteer work by Allen and Norma Schernus helps brighten the town with beautiful coloured flowers. (Photo by Pete Cavanaugh)

Volunteer work by Allen and Norma Schernus helps brighten the town with beautiful coloured flowers. (Photo by Pete Cavanaugh)

Norma and Allen Schernus add their gardening touches to the planting of seasonal flowers by Chemainus Communities In Bloom. (Pete Cavanaugh)

Norma and Allen Schernus add their gardening touches to the planting of seasonal flowers by Chemainus Communities In Bloom. (Pete Cavanaugh)

Laura Dussault lends a helping hand to the planting extravaganza by Chemainus Communities In Bloom Saturday. (Photo by Pete Cavanaugh)

Laura Dussault lends a helping hand to the planting extravaganza by Chemainus Communities In Bloom Saturday. (Photo by Pete Cavanaugh)

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