Top produce makes for a winning show
PUBLISHED: 19:30 20 September 2013
GARDENERS from around Ottery gathered to show off their horticultural skills over the weekend at the gardening club’s annual 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
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
Best exhibit in Homecraft section
Mrs L Nash
Best exhibit of culinary art
Best exhibit in novice dahlia section
The Rainbow Group
Best exhibit in under 7 Junior class
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