It rained cats and dogs outside when we had our annual Spring Flower Show and Social Tea on Saturday, May 14th but members and guests barely noticed having such a good time at lunch and viewing the flower show tables. (it is hard to believe – but it snowed the next morning).
This year we had 123 entries (24 more than last year) and the Judge, Letty Barolet from the Alliston & District Horticultural Society declared that we had totally outdone ourselves with our flower designs this year and that she had a really hard time deciding the winners.
Photos by Mona Rea, Bob Murrell and Jenni Murrell
Double whammy number one:
Jenni Murrell won 1st place and ‘Best in Show’ with her design: ‘Sunburst’, a creative design (left) and 1st place and ‘Judge’s Choice’ with ‘In Full Bloom’, a modern topiary design (right)
Design A: ‘Tip Toe through the Tulips’, a design
(left) Jenni Murrell – Honourable Mention, Agnes More – 2nd place, Linda Becic – Honourable Mention, Marilyn Elliott – 3rd place, Mona Rea 1st place and in the background Eveline Teras – Honourable Mention
Design A: ‘In Full Bloom’, a modern topiary design
(left) Agnes More – 3rd place, Jenni Murrell – 1st place, Marilyn Elliott – Honourable Mention, Eveline Teras – Honourable Mention and Linda Becic – 2nd place
Debbie Ryan won 1st place with her Collection of mixed, cut spring flowers and/or flowering branches (left). Verna Sawyer won 1st place with her rhubarb and Jenni Murrell won 2nd place with her asparagus (centre). Diane Sykes won 1st place with her Succulent Collection. (right)
Members and guests alike were enjoying the tea party. Our guests included the President Janis Hamilton from Oro-Medonte Horticultural Society and Lynn Schnitter, Mary Veale-Parker, Halina Graham and Ron Beaumont from Painswick Horticultural Society