April 2016 General Meeting and Flower Show

Members of our Society John Craw (left), Linda Crome (centre) and Judith Matchett (right) shared their knowledge of how to start seeds indoors and get them ready for planting outside. A question and answer session followed.

01-2016 April Flower ShowOur Flower Show Judge for the evening was Marie Findlay from Alliston & District Horticultural Society. We had 24 entries and 7 exhibitors.02-2016 April Flower Show1Jenni Murrell (left) spoke about her upcoming Floral Design Workshop on April 17th and our
Society Library. Jenni and our Judge Marie Findlay (centre) and Mona Rea, Acting Flower Show Chair announcing the winners of the Flower Show.

03-2016-04-11Agnes More won 1st place and Best in Show with her Pave design and Verna Sawyer won Honourable Mention and Judge’s Choice with her succulent entry: Crown of Thorns

08-P1030018Design A:
This design is called ‘Tapestry’, a pave design
Jenni Murrell (right) won 2nd place, Linda Becic (centre bottom) won 3rd place and Eveline Teras (Top left) won Honourable Mention

04-2016 April Flower Show2Design A
This design is called ‘Petit Point’, a small design, 5 1/2″ – 10″, not exceeding 10″ in any direction – height, width, depth and diagonal
Jenni Murrell (left) won 1st place, Linda Becic (centre) won 2nd place and Eveline Teras (right) won Honourable Mention

05-2016 April Flower Show3Design A (continued)
This design is called ‘Petit Point’, a small design, 5 1/2″ – 10″, not exceeding 10″ in any direction – height, width, depth and diagonal
Agnes More (left) won Honourable Mention and Mona Rea (right) unfortunately did not place as her design was bigger than what was called for

09-P1030028Design B
This design is called ‘Petit Point’, a small design, 5 1/2″ – 10″, not exceeding 10″ in any direction – height, width, depth and diagonal
Verna Sawyer won 1st place

06-2016 April Flower Show4African Violets, standard, single crown:
Jenni Murrell (left) won 1st place), Mona Rea (top right) won second place

African Violet, variegated foliage, single crown:
Diane Sykes won 1st place

10-P1030030Cactus species and cultivars, clumping, columnar or solitary growth:
Eveline Teras (left) won 1st place, Diane Sykes (centre) won 2nd place and Mona Rea (right) won 3rd place

11-P1030032Succulent houseplants, other than cactus:
Eveline Teras (bottom left) won 2nd place, Linda Becic (right) won 3rd place, Verna Sawyer (Top left) won Honourable Mention and Judge’s Choice and Diane Sykes (centre) won Honourable mention

12-P1030033Any other houseplant:
Diane Sykes (centre right) won 1st place, Linda Becic (centre left) won 2nd place, Eveline Teras (right) won 3rd place and Jenni Murrell (left) won Honourable Mention

07-2016 April Flower Show5(Top left) Agnes More and Jenni Murrell manning the Society Library Table while listening to the speakers.
(Top right) Diane Sykes and Brenda Rea enjoying a chat and a cup of coffee.
(Bottom left) The audience is paying attention to the speakers
(Bottom right) Acting Flower Show Chair Mona Rea and Judge Marie Findlay looking at the flower show designs