Horticultural society is in full bloom for anniversary

Class winners, Richard Marriott, Liz Livermore and Robin Crouchman with some of their entries. Pictu

Class winners, Richard Marriott, Liz Livermore and Robin Crouchman with some of their entries. Picture: SAFFRON PHOTO - Credit: Archant

The 200th anniversary of Saffron Walden Horticultural Society was celebrated at the Spring Daffodil and Floral Show on Sunday, with a new daffodil called Saffron Celebration.

Class winners, Richard Marriott, Liz Livermore and Robin Crouchman with some of their entries. Pictu

Class winners, Richard Marriott, Liz Livermore and Robin Crouchman with some of their entries. Picture: SAFFRON PHOTO - Credit: Archant

Richard Marriott swept the board by winning the Adams Harrison Cup, for most points in the show, the Townley Trophy for most points in the daffodil classes and the Barnard Vase for most points in the flower section classes.

Robin Crouchman was runner-up for these awards.

Liz Livermore won the Daffodil Society Medal for her daffodil, Fine Romance. Vera Willson won the Saffron Trophy for most points in the domestic section and Giles Townley was runner-up.

In the junior section, Carys Williams won the Scrivener Cup and the Rickett Shield for her Easter bunny drawing. The Townley Cup was won by Fayth Bowyer. The Ida Hawthorn Trophy was won by Nicci Townley.

Class winners, Richard Marriott, Liz Livermore and Robin Crouchman with some of their entries. Pictu

Class winners, Richard Marriott, Liz Livermore and Robin Crouchman with some of their entries. Picture: SAFFRON PHOTO - Credit: Archant


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The society’s coach outings are open to non-members. See: www.swhortsoc.org.uk.

Class winners, Richard Marriott, Liz Livermore and Robin Crouchman with some of their entries. Pictu

Class winners, Richard Marriott, Liz Livermore and Robin Crouchman with some of their entries. Picture: SAFFRON PHOTO - Credit: Archant

Class winners, Richard Marriott, Liz Livermore and Robin Crouchman with some of their entries. Pictu

Class winners, Richard Marriott, Liz Livermore and Robin Crouchman with some of their entries. Picture: SAFFRON PHOTO - Credit: Archant

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