Quality exhibits on display at Gordon

Gordon Flower Show winners with their awards
Gordon Flower Show winners with their awards

DESPITE the difficult growing season there were some top class exhibits at Gordon Flower Show on Saturday with the judges having a difficult task in selecting the winners.

Cup winners were as follows: Laing Memorial Cup for best exhibit in cut flowers and pot plants sections - J. Cossigny; Robert Kirk Perpetual Challenge Cup for best exhibit in rose classes - V. Haldane; Gordon Flower Show Challenge Cup for most points in cut flowers and pot plants sections - V. Haldane, runner-up - A. Rendall; Cairns Virtue Memorial Tray for best begonia - J. Cossigny; Craig Challenge Cup for most points in floral art section - A. Smail, runner-up - S. Scott Aiton; George Wood Trophy for best exhibit in floral art section - Angela Smail; Gordon Flower Show Cup for most points in vegetables section - B. Massie, runner-up - D. Smail; Tweedie Plate for best exhibit in horticultural section - B. Massie (box of vegetables); Novice prize - R. Seville.

Gladstone Cup for best exhibit in baking section - R. Seville (coffee cake); Cup for most points in baking section - R. Seville, joint runners-up - S. Wood and K. Grieve; Winnifred and John Waldie Cup for most points in jams and preserves - M. Beattie, runner-up - H. Donald. Cup for most points in handicrafts section - H. Donald, joint runners-up - S. Wood and F. Gilchrist.

Gordon Junior Cup - J. Dawes, runner-up - N. Dawes; Intermediate Cup - H. Hutchison, runner-up - G. Dawes; Helen Lauder Cup - B. Redpath. Best in school art work - Maisie Tennent; Susan Scotchmer Trophy - Darcy Robson; Committee Prize - Beth Redpath.