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Botley in Bloom

SUMMER GARDENING COMPETITION 2019

 

This year's Competition was well-contested, with many colourful entries in each category, giving our Judges some difficult decisions to make.  However, here are the results:

FRONT GARDEN  (Judge, Duncan Latter, Jobs Cottage Nurseries)

Winner:   Terry Horn, "Queenswood" Brook Lane

Silver: Lesley & Ian Cresdee, 4 Winchester Street

Joint Bronze: Francis Dennis, 3 Four Acre & Sarah Hansford, 3 Twin Oaks, Winchester Street

 

BACK GARDEN (Judge, Darren South)

Winner: Caroline & Gary Bowers, "Rosewood", Brook Lane

Silver: Toni Couvoussis, 10 King Court, Boorley Park

Bronze:  Sarah Hansford, 3 Twin Oaks Winchester Street

 

COURTYARD AND COTTAGE GARDENS (Judge, Kevin Clare, Hambrook Nurseries Ltd)

Winner:  Lesley & Ian Cresdee, 4 Winchester Street (Courtyard Rear)

Silver: Sue Bailey, Holmesland Cottage, Holmesland Lane (Cottage Garden)

Joint Bronze: Ellen Barfoot, Lamorna, Marls Road (Cottage) & Louis Paglia, 17 Rectory Court (Courtyard Rear)

 

BASKETS/CONTAINERS  (Judge, David Bastable, Snr Groundsperson, Botley Parish Council)

Winner:  Francis Dennis, 3 Four Acres

Silver: Dawn Jacobs, 26 Winchester Street

Bronze: Terry Horn "Queenswood", Brook Lane

 

ENVIRONMENTAL GARDEN/VEGETABLE PLOT/ALLOTMENT  (Judge, Darren South)

Winner:  Sue Bailey, Holmesland Cottage, Holmesland Lane (Environmental Garden)

Silver:  Louise Evans, 62 Winchester Street (Environmental Garden)

Bronze: Mrs Stephene King, Pinkmead Farm, (Environmental Vegetable Plot)

 

ALL WINNERS SHIELD - from 2018 Winners  (Judge, David Bastable, Botley Parish Council)

OVERALL WINNER:   BARRY SMITH 20a Mortimer Road - Environmental Vegetable Plot

 

BEST FLORAL DESIGN BY A VILLAGE ORGANISATION  (Judge, Terry Horn)

WINNER:  PUDBROOK HOUSE, Bailey Close

 

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

WINNER:  HOLLY BANK REST HOME, WINCHESTER STREET

 

BEST KEPT ROAD (Judge, Darcy Seal, Clarke Mews Estate Agents)

WINNER:   CHEPING GARDENS

 

All those who entered are invited to our Presentation to WinnerslRunners Up Evening to be held on Thursday 3 October, 7.00 for 7.30pm at the Masonic Centre, Brook Lane, Botley.   Our Guests of Honour on this sociable evening will be the Mayor and Mayoress of Eastleigh.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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