Record turn-out for Great Chesterford Flower Show

PUBLISHED: 15:25 22 September 2011

Colin Peden, five, winner of the vegetable model class

Colin Peden, five, winner of the vegetable model class

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A RECORD number of entries ensured that Great Chesterford & District Gardening Society 's 21st Flower Show was a blooming success.

Over 80 classes of exhibits were on display, and included vegetables, fruit, flowers, floral art, domestic and a children’s section.

During the afternoon there was a ‘Garden in a Seed Tray’ workshop and a demonstration of propagation, which both proved very popular. Afternoon

AWARDS AND TROPHIES

GENERAL AWARDS

The PREMIER AWARD, Gerry Birch

The FOUNDERS’ TROPHY, runner up to the Premier Award Duncan Gates

The NORWICH UNION PLATE is awarded is awarded to the winner of the most points in the Horticultural Section. Gerry Birch

The Royal Horticultural Society’s BANKSIAN MEDAL is awarded to the winner of the most points in the Horticultural Section. Gerry Birch

The CLUB TROPHY, awarded for the highest number of entries in the show. Keith Sutcliffe

VEGETABLE CLASSES

The RUMSEY TANKARD, awarded for the highest number of points. Stephen Gale

The JOHN MOORE CUP, is awarded for the most outstanding exhibit. Keith Sutcliffe

FRUIT CLASSES

The ROBINSON TROPHY, awarded for the highest number of points. Duncan Gates

The HARRISON VASE, awarded for the most outstanding exhibit. Jan Howard

FLOWER CLASSES

The BOB WINTER TROPHY, is awarded for the highest number of points. Jack & Beryl Gregge

The STRICKLAND PLAQUE, , is awarded for the best rose exhibited. Rosemary Day

The MACDONALD AWARD, most outstanding exhibit in the flower classes, with the exception of roses.

Gillian and Duncan Gates

FLORAL ART CLASSES

The MASON SILVER VASE, awarded for the best fresh flower arrangement. Anne Tozer

The HINXTON TROPHY, awarded for the highest number of points. Anne Tozer

The LITTLE CHESTERFORD TROPHY, is awarded for the best novice arrangement. Cynthia Rule

DOMESTIC CLASSES

The DEATKER TROPHY, is awarded for the highest number of points. Elizabeth Marshall

The MARY WOMBWELL AWARD is presented for the most outstanding exhibit. Graham Schneider

CHILDREN’S CLASSES

The AUREOLE WRAGG CUP Olivia Moulds,

DESMOND HALL CUP Peter Walker,

LITTLEBURY TROPHY & RHS Certificate of Merit, are awarded to the winners of the Children’s Classes. Daniel Walker

Vegetable Model Class Colin Peden age 5

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