In pictures: Green-fingered Fylde over the decades

Neo Plants Limited, Freckleton
Neo Plants Limited, Freckleton

We plant some memories with these horticulture-themed black-and-white archive pictures.

Visitors to the Fylde coast can sometimes be surprised by its greenery.

Parks deputy Mr Roy Jagger tends one of the floral displays, in 1990

Parks deputy Mr Roy Jagger tends one of the floral displays, in 1990

And it’s not just the Fylde’s parks and gardens which show the green-fingered nature of its residents.

We delve back into the archives to take a look at some horticultural times of yesteryear.

Tina Bywater at work with a Geranium plant

Tina Bywater at work with a Geranium plant

Bob Webster inspects some of dianthus seedlings, in 1983

Bob Webster inspects some of dianthus seedlings, in 1983

Greenhouses at Fairfield Experimental Horticultural Station, near Greenhalgh, in June 1980

Greenhouses at Fairfield Experimental Horticultural Station, near Greenhalgh, in June 1980