PICTURES: Sidmouth in Bloom floral awards night 2019

PUBLISHED: 07:00 26 October 2019

Sidmouth in Bloom Awarded Gold and the Sargent Cup. Ref shs 42 19TI 2404. Picture: Terry Ife

Sidmouth in Bloom Awarded Gold and the Sargent Cup. Ref shs 42 19TI 2404. Picture: Terry Ife

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A big celebration evening to mark another great year of Sidmouth in Bloom was held last week.

Witheby Entrance Garden to Silvia Gibbard and Kay Marshall awarded outstanding in the Royal Horticultural Society and South West in Bloom in Your Neighborhood awards at the Sidmouth in Bloom Awards. Ref shs 42 19TI 2397. Picture: Terry IfeWitheby Entrance Garden to Silvia Gibbard and Kay Marshall awarded outstanding in the Royal Horticultural Society and South West in Bloom in Your Neighborhood awards at the Sidmouth in Bloom Awards. Ref shs 42 19TI 2397. Picture: Terry Ife

The floral awards 2019, held by Sidmouth Town Council and the Sidmouth in Bloom Committee, took place at the methodist church on Thursday (October 17).

Lynette Talbot, chairman of Sidmouth in Bloom, said: "We have had an increased number of entries and categories, with both a spring and summer entry, gardening under challenging circumstances being judged, and attendance to the award night of around 100 people.

The Sidcombers awarded outstanding in the Royal Horticultural Society and South West in Bloom in Your Neighborhood awards at the Sidmouth in Bloom Awards. Ref shs 42 19TI 2391. Picture: Terry IfeThe Sidcombers awarded outstanding in the Royal Horticultural Society and South West in Bloom in Your Neighborhood awards at the Sidmouth in Bloom Awards. Ref shs 42 19TI 2391. Picture: Terry Ife

"This event gives SIB an opportunity to publicly acknowledge the support and our partnership with EDDC Streetscene, our town businesses and friends sponsorships, with a special thanks to people who open their gardens to the public and our Sidplanters voluntary working party.

"Tony Moore, one of this year's SW in Bloom judges came to present the RHS 'In Your Neighbourhood (IYN)' and main category awards to the town, and Cllr Ian Barlow presented the Town's Awards. SiB was thrilled to receive the Sargent's Cup and Gold in its category and the IYN's have also excelled."

The Sensory Garden awarded outstanding in the Royal Horticultural Society and South West in Bloom in Your Neighborhood awards at the Sidmouth in Bloom Awards. Ref shs 42 19TI 2382. Picture: Terry IfeThe Sensory Garden awarded outstanding in the Royal Horticultural Society and South West in Bloom in Your Neighborhood awards at the Sidmouth in Bloom Awards. Ref shs 42 19TI 2382. Picture: Terry Ife

Sidmouth in Bloom Floral

Competition Results 2019

The Sidbashers awarded outstanding in the Royal Horticultural Society and South West in Bloom in Your Neighborhood awards at the Sidmouth in Bloom Awards. Ref shs 42 19TI 2385. Picture: Terry IfeThe Sidbashers awarded outstanding in the Royal Horticultural Society and South West in Bloom in Your Neighborhood awards at the Sidmouth in Bloom Awards. Ref shs 42 19TI 2385. Picture: Terry Ife

Gold is G, silver gilt is SG and silver is S.

Children's Gardening: St John's International Primary School (G and Cup).

The Chairman's Garden to the croquet club volunteers awarded outstanding in the Royal Horticultural Society and South West in Bloom in Your Neighborhood awards at the Sidmouth in Bloom Awards. Ref shs 42 19TI 2373. Picture: Terry IfeThe Chairman's Garden to the croquet club volunteers awarded outstanding in the Royal Horticultural Society and South West in Bloom in Your Neighborhood awards at the Sidmouth in Bloom Awards. Ref shs 42 19TI 2373. Picture: Terry Ife

Children's Community Effort Certificates: St John's International Primary School, Sidbury Primary School, Sidmouth Primary School - Woolbrook, Sidmouth College, Sidmouth Library. Sidmouth Library winner of Kingswood Trophy.

Large Gardens: Spring: H and I Crackston (G); G Cronk (G and Spring Garden Cup); D and R Fuller (G). Summer: H and I Crackston (G and Sidmouth Summer Garden Club Trophy); D and R Fuller (G); Mr G Gill (G); F Leach (G).

Friends of the Byes awarded outstanding in the Royal Horticultural Society and South West in Bloom in Your Neighborhood awards at the Sidmouth in Bloom Awards. Ref shs 42 19TI 2368. Picture: Terry IfeFriends of the Byes awarded outstanding in the Royal Horticultural Society and South West in Bloom in Your Neighborhood awards at the Sidmouth in Bloom Awards. Ref shs 42 19TI 2368. Picture: Terry Ife

Medium Gardens: Spring: B and R Causton-Evans (G); N Grigg (G and Spring Garden Cup); A and I Skinner (G). Summer: L Lever (SG); M and F Sayer (G and Reg Woodley Memorial Cup); A and I Skinner (G); Mr TT Riding.

Small Gardens: Spring: S James (S): The Presbytery (S); Sandra Connett (G and Spring Garden Cup). Summer: D Lee (G); J Cormick (S); D Lee (G); J Mortimore (G and Sidford Floral Group Cup).

The Sidmouth Arboretum awarded outstanding in the Royal Horticultural Society and South West in Bloom in Your Neighborhood awards at the Sidmouth in Bloom Awards. Ref shs 42 19TI 2365. Picture: Terry IfeThe Sidmouth Arboretum awarded outstanding in the Royal Horticultural Society and South West in Bloom in Your Neighborhood awards at the Sidmouth in Bloom Awards. Ref shs 42 19TI 2365. Picture: Terry Ife

Summer Courtyard Gardens: G Blyth (G and Gardener's Shield); S Connett (G); The Hair Studio (G); Mr G Harris (G); S James (S); T Nex (G); J. Webb (G).

Apartment Gardens with Professional Help: Abbeyfield Court (G and Cup).

Lynette Talbot and Tony Moore present Margaret's Meadow and Livonia Road Shrubbery with an award for thriving in the Royal Horticultural Society and South West in Bloom in Your Neighborhood awards at the Sidmouth in Bloom Awards. Ref shs 42 19TI 2357. Picture: Terry IfeLynette Talbot and Tony Moore present Margaret's Meadow and Livonia Road Shrubbery with an award for thriving in the Royal Horticultural Society and South West in Bloom in Your Neighborhood awards at the Sidmouth in Bloom Awards. Ref shs 42 19TI 2357. Picture: Terry Ife

Biodiversity Gardens: B and R Causton-Evans (SG); D and R Fuller (G and John Hollick Trophy): J and J Twibell (G); Temple Gardens (SG).

Gardening Under Challenging Circumstances: Mr TT Riding (G and Cup).

Friends of the Byes won the Sheelagh Pollentine Memorial Cup for outstanding environmental and community effort at the Sidmouth in Bloom Awards. Ref shs 42 19TI 2345. Picture: Terry IfeFriends of the Byes won the Sheelagh Pollentine Memorial Cup for outstanding environmental and community effort at the Sidmouth in Bloom Awards. Ref shs 42 19TI 2345. Picture: Terry Ife

Discretionary Award for Improving the Floral Environment: L and N Davidson, Temple Gardens.

Hanging Baskets/pots: S and M Jenkins (G and Fyffe Cup); D. Lee (G); L Lever (G); I McKenzie-Edwards (G).

Hilary Briers,Ian Crackson,Susan Goode,Derek Price and Bobby Stacey with their certificates for environmental and community at the Sidmouth in Bloom Awards. Ref shs 42 19TI 2353. Picture: Terry IfeHilary Briers,Ian Crackson,Susan Goode,Derek Price and Bobby Stacey with their certificates for environmental and community at the Sidmouth in Bloom Awards. Ref shs 42 19TI 2353. Picture: Terry Ife

Neighbourhood Effort: Abbeyfield Court (G Glass Rose Bowl); T and R Horler - Volunteer Inn Garden (G); Temple Gardens (G), Ridgeway Residential Home (G).

Shops: The Steps Dress Agency (G and Sidmouth Herald Trophy), Hayman's Butchers (G), Fields (G), Potburys (G).

Winners of the Environmental and Community awards at the Sidmouth in Bloom Awards. Ref shs 42 19TI 2339. Picture: Terry IfeWinners of the Environmental and Community awards at the Sidmouth in Bloom Awards. Ref shs 42 19TI 2339. Picture: Terry Ife

Retirement/Nursing Homes: Abbeyfield Court (G); Fourways Residential Home (G and Mrs Horn Memorial Cup); Radway Lodge (G); Ridgeway Residential Home(G); Temple Gardens.

Commercial Buildings: Michelmores Solicitors (G and Winner's Shield). The 1922 Social Club (G).

Lynette Talbot presents the Anne Bagwell Jubilee Cup to The Chairman's Garden at the Sidmouth in Bloom Awards. Ref shs 42 19TI 2334. Picture: Terry IfeLynette Talbot presents the Anne Bagwell Jubilee Cup to The Chairman's Garden at the Sidmouth in Bloom Awards. Ref shs 42 19TI 2334. Picture: Terry Ife

Café/Pub/Restaurant: The Anchor Inn (G and Catering Cup); The Balfour Inn (G); Barrington Court Tea Rooms (G); The Swan Inn (G); The Volunteer Inn (G).

Churches: Methodist Church (G and Cup), St Giles Church, Sidbury (SG), St Peter's Church, Sidford (SG).

Lillian and Norman Davidson won the discretionary award for improving the floral environment at the Sidmouth in Bloom Awards. Ref shs 42 19TI 2328. Picture: Terry IfeLillian and Norman Davidson won the discretionary award for improving the floral environment at the Sidmouth in Bloom Awards. Ref shs 42 19TI 2328. Picture: Terry Ife

Hotels/Guest Accommodation: The Belmont Hotel (G); Berwick House (G and Cup, medium frontage); Canterbury House (SG); Cheriton Guest House (G); Dukes (G); The Elizabeth Hotel (G), Farmhouse Cottage (G and Bevil Cup, medium garden), Glendevon B and B (G), Holmleigh Guest House (G); Hunter's Moon (SG); Kingswood and Devoran (SG); Lynstead House (G and Cup, small frontage), Mt Pleasant Hotel (SG); The Riviera (G and Cup, medium frontage); Royal Glen (SG); Royal York and Faulkner (G Cup, large frontage); Southcombe Villa Guest House (G), The Old Farmhouse (G), Willow Bridge (G); The Victoria (G and Cup, large Garden).

Outstanding Effort and Anne Bagwell Jubilee Cup: The Chairman's Garden - The Croquet Club Volunteers.

Abbeyfield Court won the Glass Rose Bowl in the Neighbourhood effort category whilst  the Ridgeway Residentil Home and Temple Gardens won gold at the Sidmouth in Bloom Awards. Ref shs 42 19TI 2324. Picture: Terry IfeAbbeyfield Court won the Glass Rose Bowl in the Neighbourhood effort category whilst the Ridgeway Residentil Home and Temple Gardens won gold at the Sidmouth in Bloom Awards. Ref shs 42 19TI 2324. Picture: Terry Ife

Outstanding Environmental and Community Effort and Sheelagh Pollentine Memorial Cup: Friends of the Byes - Sid Field and Community Orchard.

Environmental and Community Certificates: R Aldridge, H Briers, H and I Crackston, G Cronk, D and R Fuller, S Goode, J and B Hewitt, A Leake, S and J Maynard, J McGregor, N and K Grigg, B Mence, M Philpott, D Price, J Richardson, J Shaw, A and I Skinner, D Spring, M Ward, B Stacey, C Stanley, A Street, Drs J and J Twibell, V Wood.

The Victoria won the cup and The Belmont won gold in the hotels category at the Sidmouth in Bloom Awards. Ref shs 42 19TI 2318. Picture: Terry IfeThe Victoria won the cup and The Belmont won gold in the hotels category at the Sidmouth in Bloom Awards. Ref shs 42 19TI 2318. Picture: Terry Ife

Lynstead Guest House won the cup and Glendevon B&B won gold in the guest accommodation category at the Sidmouth in Bloom Awards. Ref shs 42 19TI 2313. Picture: Terry IfeLynstead Guest House won the cup and Glendevon B&B won gold in the guest accommodation category at the Sidmouth in Bloom Awards. Ref shs 42 19TI 2313. Picture: Terry Ife

Sidmouth Methodist Church won the cup whilst St Peters church in Sidford won silver and St Giles & St Nicholas church won gold in church gardens at the Sidmouth in Bloom Awards. Ref shs 42 19TI 2309. Picture: Terry IfeSidmouth Methodist Church won the cup whilst St Peters church in Sidford won silver and St Giles & St Nicholas church won gold in church gardens at the Sidmouth in Bloom Awards. Ref shs 42 19TI 2309. Picture: Terry Ife

Ian McKenzie-Edwards with his gold award for Hanging Baskets at the Sidmouth in Bloom Awards. Ref shs 42 19TI 2302. Picture: Terry IfeIan McKenzie-Edwards with his gold award for Hanging Baskets at the Sidmouth in Bloom Awards. Ref shs 42 19TI 2302. Picture: Terry Ife

Di and Robin Fuller won the John Hollick Trophy for Biodiversity garden along with Barry Causton Evans & Temple Gardens (silver) and Jean and John Twibell won gold at the Sidmouth in Bloom Awards. Ref shs 42 19TI 2297. Picture: Terry IfeDi and Robin Fuller won the John Hollick Trophy for Biodiversity garden along with Barry Causton Evans & Temple Gardens (silver) and Jean and John Twibell won gold at the Sidmouth in Bloom Awards. Ref shs 42 19TI 2297. Picture: Terry Ife

Helen and Ian Crakson won the Sidmouth Summer Garden Club Trophy whilst Di and Robin Fuller, Gill Gill and Frank Leach won gold for houses with large summer gardens at the Sidmouth in Bloom Awards. Ref shs 42 19TI 2290. Picture: Terry IfeHelen and Ian Crakson won the Sidmouth Summer Garden Club Trophy whilst Di and Robin Fuller, Gill Gill and Frank Leach won gold for houses with large summer gardens at the Sidmouth in Bloom Awards. Ref shs 42 19TI 2290. Picture: Terry Ife

Abbeyfield Court won the cup for Apartment gardens with professional gardener's help at the Sidmouth in Bloom Awards. Ref shs 42 19TI 2295. Picture: Terry IfeAbbeyfield Court won the cup for Apartment gardens with professional gardener's help at the Sidmouth in Bloom Awards. Ref shs 42 19TI 2295. Picture: Terry Ife

Michael and Frances Sayers won the Reg Woodley Memorial Trophy and Ann and Ian Skinner won silver for houses with medium summer gardens at the Sidmouth in Bloom Awards. Ref shs 42 19TI 2288. Picture: Terry IfeMichael and Frances Sayers won the Reg Woodley Memorial Trophy and Ann and Ian Skinner won silver for houses with medium summer gardens at the Sidmouth in Bloom Awards. Ref shs 42 19TI 2288. Picture: Terry Ife

John Mortimore won the Sidford Floral Group Cup and John Cormick won silver and Di Lee won gold at the Sidmouth in Bloom Awards. Ref shs 42 19TI 2281. Picture: Terry IfeJohn Mortimore won the Sidford Floral Group Cup and John Cormick won silver and Di Lee won gold at the Sidmouth in Bloom Awards. Ref shs 42 19TI 2281. Picture: Terry Ife

George Blyth won the Gardeners Guild Shield for Courtyard Gardens along with Simon James (silver) and Sandra Connett, The Hair Studio and Jules Webb won gold at the Sidmouth in Bloom Awards. Ref shs 42 19TI 2277. Picture: Terry IfeGeorge Blyth won the Gardeners Guild Shield for Courtyard Gardens along with Simon James (silver) and Sandra Connett, The Hair Studio and Jules Webb won gold at the Sidmouth in Bloom Awards. Ref shs 42 19TI 2277. Picture: Terry Ife

Gill Cronk won the Large Spring Garden Cup and Helen and Ian Crackson alon with Di and Robin Fuller won gold at the  Sidmouth in Bloom Awards. Ref shs 42 19TI 2269. Picture: Terry IfeGill Cronk won the Large Spring Garden Cup and Helen and Ian Crackson alon with Di and Robin Fuller won gold at the Sidmouth in Bloom Awards. Ref shs 42 19TI 2269. Picture: Terry Ife

Nita Grigg won the Medium Spring Garden Cup also Ann and Ian Skinner and Barry Causton-Evans received gold at the Sidmouth in Bloom Awards. Ref shs 42 19TI 2265. Picture: Terry IfeNita Grigg won the Medium Spring Garden Cup also Ann and Ian Skinner and Barry Causton-Evans received gold at the Sidmouth in Bloom Awards. Ref shs 42 19TI 2265. Picture: Terry Ife

Sandra Connet won the Small Spring Garden Cup and Simon James received silver at the Sidmouth in Bloom Awards. Ref shs 42 19TI 2257. Picture: Terry IfeSandra Connet won the Small Spring Garden Cup and Simon James received silver at the Sidmouth in Bloom Awards. Ref shs 42 19TI 2257. Picture: Terry Ife

Fourways Residential Home won the Mrs Horn Memorial Cup along with gold for Abbeyfield Court and Temple Gardens at the Sidmouth in Bloom Awards. Ref shs 42 19TI 2252. Picture: Terry IfeFourways Residential Home won the Mrs Horn Memorial Cup along with gold for Abbeyfield Court and Temple Gardens at the Sidmouth in Bloom Awards. Ref shs 42 19TI 2252. Picture: Terry Ife

Cllr Ian Barlow presents the Sidmouth Herald Trophy to The Steps Dress Agency along with gold to Haymans Butchers at the Sidmouth in Bloom Awards. Ref shs 42 19TI 2249. Picture: Terry IfeCllr Ian Barlow presents the Sidmouth Herald Trophy to The Steps Dress Agency along with gold to Haymans Butchers at the Sidmouth in Bloom Awards. Ref shs 42 19TI 2249. Picture: Terry Ife

Presentation of Children's Community Effort certificates at the Sidmouth in Bloom Awards. Ref shs 42 19TI 2246. Picture: Terry IfePresentation of Children's Community Effort certificates at the Sidmouth in Bloom Awards. Ref shs 42 19TI 2246. Picture: Terry Ife

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