Show success despite the cold

Chris Jarvis with her prize winning daffodils.

Chris Jarvis with her prize winning daffodils. - Credit: Archant

DESPITE the chill in the air, a spring flower show in Clevedon proved an outstanding success.

Gisela Barnett's Iris won first prize.

Gisela Barnett's Iris won first prize. - Credit: Archant

This was the 55th annual show for Clevedon Gardeners’ Club, which was held at the community centre in Princes Road.

Carol Raines with some prize winning exhibits.

Carol Raines with some prize winning exhibits. - Credit: Archant

A large number of people braved the elements to attend the show and be met by a sea of colour created by impressive displays of snowdrops, daffodils, crocus, hyacinths, iris and hellebores.

Rachel Elliot (9) winning exhibits in the children's classes.

Rachel Elliot (9) winning exhibits in the children's classes. - Credit: Archant

The number of exhibitors exceeded last year’s figures meaning there was an array of entries for the classes which included baking, preserves, arts and crafts, photography, and numerous horticultural categories.

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Club Classes - Class A – £5 Garden Voucher – Chris Jarvis

Class B – £5 Garden Voucher – Carol Raines

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Class C – £5 Garden Voucher – Carol Raines

Don Everitt Cup – Carol Raines

Ellen Burrows Trophy – Carol Raines

Most Points Bulbous Classes - £10 Garden Voucher – Chris Jarvis

Best Exhibit - Bulbous - Certificate – Class – Exhibitor - Gisela Barnett

Most Points - Garden Material Classes - £10 Garden Voucher – Carol Raines

Best Exhibit - Garden Material - Certificate – Class - Exhibitor – Sheila Newell

Best Exhibit - Pot Plant - Certificate – Class – Exhibitor – Pat Davie

Best Handicraft Item - £5 Garden Voucher - Class - Exhibitor - Rita Bolwell

Most Points Children less than 7 years - £5 - Exhibitor – Noah Hewards

Most Points Children ages 8 – 11 inclusive - £5 - Exhibitor - Rachel Elliott

Most Points Young Adult ages 12 – 18 - £5 – Exhibitor - Vikki Richards

Best Exhibit Photography - Certificate – Class – Exhibitor – Andy Anderson

Most Points Photography - £5 Garden Voucher – Exhibitor - Rita Bolwell

Most Points Cookery - £10 Garden Voucher – Exhibitor – Jean Kearley

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