Entries down but still a great show

The main prize-winners are (from left) Irene Robertson, George Bruce, Susie Clark of The Bank Street Gallery, who presented the prizes, Sheila Bruce and Moira McColgan with Laura McColgan and Ross McKenzie in front.
The main prize-winners are (from left) Irene Robertson, George Bruce, Susie Clark of The Bank Street Gallery, who presented the prizes, Sheila Bruce and Moira McColgan with Laura McColgan and Ross McKenzie in front.

Kirriemuir & District Gardening Association held its summer show on Saturday in Kirriemuir Old Parish Church Hall where the crowds were welcomed by chairman Stewart Ramsay.

Despite this summer’s awful weather there was a good show of cut flowers, although the number of entries was down. The pot plants, however, were excellent and the flower arranging entries were superb.

The judges this year were Jim Ewing from Forfar for flowers, plants and vegetables and Caroline Lang and Janice Easson for the baking and handicrafts.

The prizes were presented by Susie Clark of the Bank Street Gallery.

The main prize-winners were as follows:-

Silver Cup for most points in vegetable section - Mrs Moira McColgan. Silver Cup for most points in cut flower section - Mr George Bruce; runner-up – Mrs Annie Milne.

Airlie Cup for most points in pot plant section - Mr George Bruce; runners-up – Mrs Cathie Bruce.

Annie Milne Trophy for best dahlia exhibit - Mrs Elsie Nicoll.

Gibson Silver Salver for best exhibit in classes 1 to 73 - Mrs Elsie Nicoll.

Elliott Shield Children’s Sections - Ross McKenzie.

Stewart Ramsay Salver for baking - Mrs Sheila Bruce.

Bruce Salver for handicrafts - Miss Laura McColgan.

Durston Rosebowl for most points in flower arranging - Miss Irene Robertson.

Benshie Bowl for Class 81 in flower arranging - Mrs Moira McColgan.