Greenlaw Town Hall hosts village’s annual flower show

Gerald Sandwith judging the flowers at Greenlaw flower show.
Gerald Sandwith judging the flowers at Greenlaw flower show.

GREENLAW and District Amateur Horticultural Society flower show celebrated its 40th anniversary in Greenlaw Town Hall this year.

The change of venue proved a great success with exhibitors and visitors thanks to the help of the Greenlaw Festival Trust; and despite the weather entries were outstanding.

Helen And Jock Cessford judging the vegetables at Greenlaw Flower Show.

Helen And Jock Cessford judging the vegetables at Greenlaw Flower Show.

Trophy winners: Dr I W and Mrs Fingland rose bowl (most points in flower and vegetables) - I Archibald; A M Steel Cup (Greenlaw Garden Cup) - D Smith; Open Challenge Cup (flowers) - I Archibald; Open Challenge Cup pot plants - J Wood; Open Challenge Cup (veg) - J Mercer; Open Challenge Cup vegetables - J Mercer; Cup (most points flower classes) - A Hogarth; Cup for most points in veg classes - I Archibald; Shield for most points in pot plants - D Smith; Jim Wardhaugh Cup for best exhibit - I Archibald; J & R Brotherston Cup for best rose - I Archibald; A Brotherston Novice Trophy - Megan Mackie; Youth Club Shield - Andrew Mackie; Sam Scott Trophy for best veg exhibit - I Archibald; Fingland Trophy for best pot plant - D Smith; J Waldie Shield for best onions - I Archibald; Gordon Bank Trophy for best flower exhibit - D Smith; Old Greenlaw Trophy for best hanging basket - D Smith; Trophy for best container - D Smith; Salver for most points in industrial; - M Chalmers; Dr Mitchell Quaich - D Smith; Group Cup - Greenlaw Surgery; Douglas Memorial Trophy for best exhibit (confined classes) - D Smith; Doug Smith Cup for onions - I Archibald; champions - I Archibald (leek, onion), J Mercer (potatoes), W Sowman (gladioli).