Coldstream Flower Show entries blooming marvellous

Lesley Moir and Rhona Lackenby who were jusding knitting and needlework at Coldstream Flower Show
Lesley Moir and Rhona Lackenby who were jusding knitting and needlework at Coldstream Flower Show

CONGRATULATIONS to all who entered and to those who won at Coldstream Open Flower Show, on September 15, 2012.

Despite the weather’s worst efforts to dishearten gardeners, there was a beautiful display of flowers, vegetables and fruit.

Judges Stuart Young and Tom Willians check out floral entries at Coldstream Flower Show

Judges Stuart Young and Tom Willians check out floral entries at Coldstream Flower Show

The needlework, knitting and handicrafts saw an increase in entries; very encouraging was the number of new entrants in all classes.

A big thank you to all who helped to make the show a success, to the judges, the committee and to Coldstreamer, Liam Wallis for presenting the silver cups and other prizes.

Cup winners were as follows: Ridley Tait Challenge Cup (most points in Coldstream section) - Mr A Borthwick; Adam Scott Challenge Cup, most points vegetables - Mr J Pigg; Home Silver Cup, most points horticultural - Mr A Borthwick; Murray Silver Cup, most points flowers - Mr A Borthwick; Peter Ross Silver Challenge Cup most points vegetables- Mr J Pigg; Tom Smart Silver Challenge Cup, best single rose - Mrs S Dalgleish; Waring Silver Challenge Cup, most points floral art- Mrs L Lillie; Campbell Silver Challenge Cup, most points dahlias - Mr A Borthwick; Trotter Silver Challenge Cup, best selection of vegetables - Mr J Pigg; Jackson Silver Challenge Cup – most cookery section - Mrs M Cranston; Hislop Silver Challenge Cup, most points knitting - Mrs M Cranston; Henderson Silver Challenge Cup, most points needlework - Mrs J Luby; Lennel House Cup, most points photography - Mrs G Lindsay; Colvine Cup, best exhibit fruit - Mr G Campbell; A J Heslop Cup, most points youth section - Euan Walker; Voucher for most points in children’s section years and under- Macy Lunn; Voucher for Coldstream Primary School pupil, most points children’s section - Macy Lunn.

Coldstream flower show committiee chairman Gordon Campbell picks up second place with his trio of dahlias

Coldstream flower show committiee chairman Gordon Campbell picks up second place with his trio of dahlias