ORGANISERS of one of Scotland's biggest flower festivals are hoping everything will be blooming lovely.

And songstress Nicola Cassell wil be performing at Rozelle Park as part of the Ayr Flower Show.

The 54th show began yesterday and continues today and tomorrow.

It is an opportunity for gardening fans to admire bonny begonia and dazzling delphinia, or to purchase plants and related gardening items.

There will be a chance to view specially-created miniature and themed gardens; sample speciality food and drinks from across the UK; and enjoy a range of entertainment, floral art and cookery demonstrations.

All accompanied youngsters aged under 16 will admitted for free.