Successful show at Hutton and Paxton

HUTTON and Paxton Horticultural Society held their very successful Flower Show at the weekend.

A very high standard of exhibits were on show although some of the horticultural classes did suffer due to the poor weather we have been experiencing recently.

Top exhibitor in the horticulture classes was R. Blaikie who won no fewer than three trophies while in the industrial section the award for most points was won by Maureen Cranston.

Trophy winners were as follows: Brackenbury Challenge Vase for best exhibit in horticultural classes - R. Blaikie; Challenge Cup for most points in horticultural section - R. Blaikie; Sloan Challenge Cup for best flowering plant - Mrs M. Sloan; Ronnie Pigg Memorial Cup for best exhibit in rose classes - Mrs C. Home-Robertson; Andrew Orr Prize for best exhibit in potatoes classes - R. Blaikie.

Rose Bowl for most points in industrial section - Maureen Cranston; Whitecross Challenge Cup for best exhibit in handicraft classes - Kerry Bell; Mrs Virtue Salver for best exhibit in baking and preserves - Dorothy Campbell; Paxton and District SWRI 70th Anniversary Rose Bowl for best preserve - Maureen Cranston; Isabel Finlay Memorial Cup for best exhibit in knitting classes - Dorothy Campbell.