Botley in Bloom

Botley in Bloom - Summer Gardening Competition 2017- RESULTS

Botley in Bloom - 2017 Summer Gardening Competition.  Well, June seems to have spurred all you keen gardeners on to have a go in this year's Competition.  Judges had great difficulty in chosing winners and runners up from so many lovely gardens, containers, vegetable plots.

FRONT GARDEN ヨ (City of Portsmouth Shield) ヨ Judge, David Bastable, Botley Parish Council

WINNER: Francis Dennis, 3 Four Acre
Silver: Terry Horn, "Queenswood", Brook Lane

Bronze: Gill & Den Hale, 3 Outlands Road

BACK GARDEN ヨ (Bendall Trophy) ヨ Judge ヨ Chris Oakley, Hillier Garden Centre

WINNER: Margaret & Trevor Jones, 5 Mayfair Fourt 
Silver: Marianne King, 36 Winchester Street

Bronze: David & Lin Churcher, 13 Alexandra Way 

COURTYARD/COTTAGE GARDEN (Penny Buckley Award) ヨ Judge Kevin Clare, Hambrooks Nurseries

WINNER: Ian & Lesley Cresdee, 4 Winchester Street (Courtyard Back)
Silver: 3-way tie: Lesley & Ian Cresdee, 4 Winchester Street (Cottage front) Margaret & Trevor Jones, 5 Mayfair Court (Courtyard area) & Carol Redpath, 8 Cheping gardens (Courtyard Back)

HANGING BASKET/CONTAINER ヨ (Botley Tradersメ Shield) - Judge ヨ David Bastable, Botley Parish Council

WINNER: Margaret & Trevor Jones, 5 Mayfair Court
Silver: Ted & Carol Cooper, 2 Oatlands Road
Joint Bronze:Andrea Champion, 18 High St & John Sutton, 70 Winchester Street

ENVIRONMENTAL GARDEN/VEGETABLE PLOT/ALLOTMENT ヨ (E.B.C. Trophy)Judge: Kevin Clare, Hambrooks Landscapes Ltd

WINNER: Louise Evans, 62 Winchester Street (Environmental Garden)
Silver: Valerie Case, Plot 40 - Allotment
Bronze: Jim Wilson, 14 Winchester Street (Environmental Garden)

ALL WINNERS SHIELD ヨ from 2016 Winners (EBC Trophy) ヨ Judge ヨ Chris Oakley, Hilliers Garden Centres
WINNER:Diane & Marc Rogers, 2 Cypress Gardens

BEST FLORAL DESIGN BY VILLAGE ORGANISATION ヨ (Stallard Trophy)
Judge ヨTerry Horn

WINNER: PUDBROOK HOUSE

BEST BUSINESS PREMISES ヨ (Village Trophy) ヨ Judges ヨ Caroline & Gary Bowers, Hamble Motors Ltd

WINNER: REGGINAS

BEST KEPT ROAD ヨ (Frank Watkin Shield) Judge ヨ Graham Clarke, Clarke Mews

WINNER: CYPRESS GARDENS (BUT CHEPPING GARDENS A CLOSE 2ND)

Once again, our thanks to all those who took part in our annual Competition.  By now you will have received your letters, winner or otherwise, inviting you to our Presentation Evening, which this year will be held at the Masonic Centre, Brook Lane on Thursday 5 October, 7.00 for 7.30 and our Guest of Honour will be the Mayor of Eastleigh Cllr, Maureen Sollitt and her Escort Roy Sollitt.  This is a very enjoyable evening and very much a Botley event.