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Sunday, 5 April 2009

Spring Flower Show results

The Tiverton Garden Club Spring Flower Show on Saturday at The New Hall was very well supported by new and old members. The spring blooms gave a fragrant and colourful display for the many visitors.

Show Secretary Maggie Roberts with Judges and some of the Committee

Overall view of the hall

Jubilee Class exhibits

Pot Plant Classes

Shrubs & Trees section Classes
Decorative Classes

Cut Flowers - narcissi

The results were as follows:

In the Decorative Section the principal prize-winners were Ros Nichols, Christine Moore, Mary Wilson and Rachael Hart. Christine Moore won the Award of Merit for her ‘Spring Green’ exhibit.
Christine Moore with her winning Spring Green exhibit

Rachael Hart won the special award for the novice class ‘A petite arrangement in an egg cup’.

Rachael Hart's winning exhibit

The winners in the Children’s’ Sections were Paige Nichols and Jessica Ridgeway with their arrangements in a Child's Wellie Boot.

In the Cut Flowers Section the principal prize-winners were Alby Berry, Mike Long, Rachael Hart, Roger Pike, Stephanie Sporne, Angela Moore, Ros Pike, Mary Smith and Margaret Grose with Margaret Grose winning the Award of Merit for a vase of small cupped narcissi.

Margaret Grose with her winning narcissi

In the Shrubs and Trees Section the principal prize-winners were Angela Moore, Mary Coles and Ann Crawford and Jean Webb with Jean Webb winning the Award of Merit for three camellias.

Jean Webb with her winning camellias

In the Pot Plant Section the principal prize-winners were Ann Steer, Mike Long, Sue Gollop. Stephanie Sporne and Mary Coles with Mike Long winning the Award of Merit for an azalea.

Mike Long with his winning azalea

The Members Competition for a pot of Minnow narcissi, provided by the Club, was won by Rachael Hart who won the Sue Gollop Trophy.

Rachael Hart with her winning Minnow's

In the Photography Section the principal prize-winners were John Mears, Margaret Grose and Jenny Blake with Margaret Grose, winning the Award of Merit with her photo of ‘Spring has Sprung’.

Margaret Grose's winning photo

Finally, the Jubilee Class was won by Tim Nichols with 24 points for a collection including a flower arrangement, a vase of pansies and a photograph. Second was Ros Nichols and third was Maggie Roberts.

The Committee would like to thank the judges, Chad & Ann Stone and Fred Willitts for their time and hard work and all the helpers and exhibitors – new and old - for a top quality show.

Refreshments were served by Sue Sharpin & Doreen Long;

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