March 12, 2011
Horticultural Show hailed a 'blooming' success
of visitors flocked to Burnham-On-Sea Horticultural Society's
annual Spring Show on Saturday (March 12th).
Secretary David Bryant said the event, which was held in St Andrew's
School, had been a resounding success with a large number of entries
and a steady flow of visitors throughout the day.
entries judge Don Everitt told Burnham-On-Sea.com: "The overall
standard has been very high despite some poor weather in recent
weeks. The hall has been full of colourful entries, with the hyacinths
and daffodils standing out."
Joyce Armin, who judged the cooking classes, added: "We've
seen lots of the 'wow factor' here today, with a lovely selection
of superb cakes."
entries at Saturday's annual event covered gardening, cookery,
floral art and photography.
trophy for the best exhibit in the show went to Joy Hutchins,
pictured above, for her floral art entries.
cup for the most points in the children's classes was shared three
ways by Olivia Dollery, Thea Bagg and Daisy Burt.
Ophelia Buckton, pictured right, was celebrating too after scooping
first prize in the cakes category for her chocolate Easter entry.
Secretary Mr Bryant told
Burnham-On-Sea.com he was pleased with how the event had gone.
total number of exhibitors was up by about a third and we were
particularly pleased to see lots of entries in the children's
categories this year."
OF THE 2011 BURNHAM HORTICULTURAL SPRING SHOW
Alan Purnell / David Bryant
Cup Best Exhibit In Show Joy Hutchins
David Gass Cup
Joan Gass Cup
Sara Puddy (pictured right)
Sara Puddy / Alan Pearce
Junior Growing Cup
Olivia Dollery / Thea Bagg / Daisy Burt
Mrs J Pipet
Floral Art Cup
Cup for Most Photography Points
Lakin Earle with his trophy alongside his winning daffodils
Armin asessing the cake entries with society membership
secretary Jo Fellingham