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PUBLISHED: 19:30 20 September 2013

Exhibits at the Ottery Gardening Club’s 2013 autumn show

Exhibits at the Ottery Gardening Club’s 2013 autumn show


GARDENERS from around Ottery gathered to show off their horticultural skills over the weekend at the gardening club’s annual autumn show.

Exhibits at the Ottery Gardening Club’s 2013 autumn showExhibits at the Ottery Gardening Club’s 2013 autumn show

Around 100 people attended to view the 120 exhibits at the Institute on Yonder Street which included flowers, vegetables and culinary art.

Club chairman Brian Nelson said the day had been a great success and the quality of the entries was excellent.

“This year we included classes for youngsters up to age 11, which involved putting together a flower out of scrap paper and card and making a miniature scarecrow.”

“I want to thank everyone who came and took part and we’re looking forward to next year’s event.”

The autumn show trophy and award winners were:

J A Patrick

Leslie Stark Memorial cup

Dahlia Society’s silver and bronze medals

Best exhibit of garden collection

G Moffat

St Budeaux cup

National Vegetable Society’s medal

Best exhibits of vegetable section, novice onion class,salad collection

Reserve best in the flower, fruit and vegetable sections

J A Dyer

William Gough cup

Chrysanthemum Society’s certificate for best exhibit

Best exhibits in dahlia and flower,fruit and vegetable sections

B L Nelson

Autumn jubilee cup

Rose Society’s bronze medal

Best exhibit of fruit

D Stevens

Best exhibit in Homecraft section

Mrs L Nash

The Salver

Best exhibit of culinary art

Helen Linton

Best exhibit in novice dahlia section

Molly Phillips

The Rainbow Group

Best exhibit in under 7 Junior class

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