All the winners at top spring show

TOP ENTRIES: Husband and wife judging team Sheena and Hamish Lamond check out the cut flowers at the spring show of Kirriemuir and District Gardening Association on Saturday.'Picture by photosonlocation.co.uk

TOP ENTRIES: Husband and wife judging team Sheena and Hamish Lamond check out the cut flowers at the spring show of Kirriemuir and District Gardening Association on Saturday.'Picture by photosonlocation.co.uk

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KIRRIEMUIR Old Parish Church hall was the venue for the spring show of Kirriemuir and District Gardening Association on Saturday.

There was a good show of flowers despite the recent mixed weather.

The entry in the baking classes was up on last year and the handicrafts were quite healthy as well.

With the help of the local Boys’ Brigade company the children’s entries were very good and made a very colourful display.

The chairman, Mr Stewart Ramsay, introduced Mrs Janet Elliott, a long time sponsor of the show, who presented the prizes as follows:-

Spalding Cup for best exhibit, I. Robertson; Silver Cup for most points in cut flowers, M. McColgan; runner-up, P. Kenny.

Kirriemuir Town Council Salver for most points in flower arranging, I. Robertson; runner-up, S. Bruce; Benshie Bowl for most points in class 31 of flower arranging (Old Time), L. McColgan; Silver Cup for most points in baking, D. Murray; runner-up, J. France; Silver Cup for most points in handicrafts, S. Bruce; runner-up, A. Pole; Sid Lobban Shield for most points in children’s classes, Bethany Guthrie; Kirrie Dumpling World Championship, N. Guthrie.

Results: vase of long trumpet daffodils (self yellow) – 1, H. Smith; 2, N. Guthrie; 3, A. Milne; vase of long trumpet daffodils (other than self yellow) – 1, M. McColgan; 2, M. Castles; 3, L. McColgan; vase of double daffodils – 1, P. Kenny; 2, M. McColgan; 3, G. Bruce; vase of multi-headed daffodils – 1. N. Guthrie; 2. P. Kenny.

Vase of miniature daffodils – 1, M. McColgan; vase of narcissi (large cup) – 1, M. McColgan; 2, G. Bruce; vase of narcissi (small cup) – 1, A. Pole; 2, M. McColgan; 3, G. Bruce; vase of multi-headed narcissi – 1, J. Elliott; 2, M. McColgan; 3, G. Bruce; vase of narcissi (any other) – 1, M. McColgan; 2, A. Pole; 3, J. Elliott; vase of tulips (one variety) – 1, I. Robertson; 2, N. Guthrie; 3, J.Elliott; vase of tulips (mixed colours) – 1, A. Milne; 2, G. Bruce; 3, N. Guthrie.

Vase or bowl of muscari (grape hyacinth) – 1, M. Castles; 2. A, Pole; 3. G, Bruce; vase or bowl of polyanthus – 1, G. Bruce; 2, P. Kenny; 3, A. Milne; vase or bowl of primroses – 1, G. Bruce 2, A. Pole; 3, A. Milne; vase of auriculas – 1.,J. Elliott; 2, A. Pole; pansies – 1, N. Guthrie; 2, J. Elliott; violas – 1, N. Guthrie; 2, I. Robertson; 3, A. Pole.

Vase of flowering trees and/or shrubs – 1, A. Milne; 2, G. Bruce; 3, M. McColgan; alpine plant in pot, foliage – 1, P. Kenny; 2, G. Bruce; alpine plant in pot, flowering – 1, A. Mills; 2, G. Bruce; 3, P. Kenny; alpine collection – 1, P. Kenny; 2, A. Mills; cactus in pot – 1, P. Kenny; 2, M. McColgan; 3, G. Bruce; succulent in pot – 1, G. Bruce; 2, P. Kenny; cactus collection– 1, G. Bruce; 2, P. Kenny; pot polyanthus – 1, G. Bruce; 2,P. Kenny; pot pansies – 1, G. Bruce ; foliage plant – 1, M. McColgan ; flowering plant – 1, A. Pole; 2, G. Bruce; 3, I. Robertson; two pot plants – 1, A. Pole.

Pot Kirrie dumplings – 1, N. Guthrie; 2.,G. Bruce; 3, A. Milne; flower arranging – 1, I. Robertson; 2, S. Bruce.

Children’s classes– 1, Bethany Guthrie; 2, Morgan Guthrie.

Jar of apple chutney – 1, J. France; jar of marmalade – 1, A. Mills; 2, D. Murray; 3, M. McLaren; small jar of lemon curd – 1, M. McLaren; 2, S. Bruce; 3, A. Mills; lemon drizzle cake – 1, L. McColgan; 2, P. Ritchie; 3, S.Martin; cheese scones – 1, S. Bruce; 2, H. Smith; 3, J. France; pancakes – 1, D. Murray; 2, J. Elliott;

Clootie dumpling – 1, M. McColgan; 2, D. Murray; 3, M. McLaren; chocolate muffins – 1, J.France; 2, D. Murray; 3, H. Smith; Viennese fingers – 1, D. Murray; 2, J. France; 3, S. Martin; chocolate truffles – 1, D. Murray & H. Smith; 3, M. McLaren handknitted mittens– 1, S. Bruce; 2, J. France; 3, A. Pole; lady’s scarf – 1 , J. France; 2, A. Pole; 3, M. Castles; baby cardigan– 1, S. Bruce; 2, J. France; 3, A. Pole corsage – 1, S. Bruce; 2, L. McColgan; 3, M. Castles; greetings card – 1, S. Bruce; 2, A. Pole; 3, M. Castles; cross stitch picture – 1, A. Pole; placemat – 1, S. Bruce; photograph of a pet – 1, L. McColgan; 2, A. Pole; 3, M. McColgan; article in beadwork – 1, A. Pole; 2, J. France; 3 S. Bruce; painting – 1, S. Bruce; 2, L. McColgan.