Burnham's annual Horticultural Show was
a blooming success!
of gardeners, cooks, handicraft hobbyists and photographers took
part in the 38th annual Burnham Horticultural Show this week.
The two-day event, which is organised by Burnham-On-Sea &
District Horticultural Society, was held on August 13th and 14th
at Sanders Garden World.
overall standard of entries was high again which made the judges'
jobs of picking winners a tough one.
vegetable grower Bert Stone (pictured right) was was among the
top winners and was delighted to win the sought-after Barclay
Cup for his prize-winning onions.
said: "I've being entering the onion classes for four years
and usually do well but this is the first time I have actually
won the trophy, so I'm very pleased."
in this year's show covered a wide range of areas including floral
art, handicrafts, photography, pot plants, flowers, wines, fruit
Bryant, the Annual Show Secretary, from Burnham-On-Sea, won 12
first prizes for his selection of vegetables and flowers, including
first prize for his display of five different types of vegetables.
He is pictured right with Garden centre Managing Director Peter
the other trophy winners was D Pierce for the most points in the
photography classes, Sarah White for the most points in the handicraft
and domestic classes, and David Bryant for the most prize money
in the horticultural classes.
show's treasurer, Les Wallis, said: "We've had a steady stream
of people to see the show during the two days and have had a good
number of entries so it's been a great success."
centre Managing Director, Peter Burks, added: "We're delighted
to have had this prestigious horticultural, cooking and craft-based
event on site again this year.
provided both entertainment and ideas for our customers and will
hopefully have encouraged some people to get into gardening and
growing for the first time. We're delighted to help community
events like this in any way we can."
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