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Great Mongeham Horticultural Society Spring Show in Parish Hall

By Mercury reporter

By Jovas Martinkus

Great Mongeham Horticultural Society held their Member’s Spring Show competition in the village’s parish hall.

The showcase included daffodils, pot plants and floral art arrangements.

Judges determined the best of the bunch in the novice daffodil competition: Marlene Walker, Mike Blee and Fred Arvidsson respectively.

Photo of prize winners with their exhibits, l. to r, Fred Arvidssson, Jan Aplin, Marlene Walker, Bill Haynes. Great Mongeham Horticultural Society
Photo of prize winners with their exhibits, l. to r, Fred Arvidssson, Jan Aplin, Marlene Walker, Bill Haynes. Great Mongeham Horticultural Society

Judges Cicily Finnis and Fred White, explained their picks for the show and gave several presentation tips afterwards.

Further awards included the Best Bloom Daffodil and the cup for most points won in the show, both of which were won by Bill Haynes.

Selection of Cacti at Great Mongeham Horticultural Society Spring Show
Selection of Cacti at Great Mongeham Horticultural Society Spring Show

A Club Daffodil competition was also held in the show, won by Jan Aplin, and lastly the flower and pot plant section was awarded to Fred Arvidsson.

Close-up of daffodil at Great Mongeham Horticultural Society Spring Show
Close-up of daffodil at Great Mongeham Horticultural Society Spring Show

The club daffodil competition was won by Jan Aplin and Fred Arvidsson was the winner of the pot plant section.

Two of the colourful displays at Great Mongeham Horticultural Society Spring Show
Two of the colourful displays at Great Mongeham Horticultural Society Spring Show

New members are welcome in the society, with regular monthly meetings in the Parish Hall every first Monday.

For details contact the Secretary on 01304 372413.

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