A PLACE FOR NEWS, TIPS, AND THOUGHTS
Best Overall Photograph - Paula Hore - Herbaceous Border.
Peoples Choice - Rosemary Quirke - Robin.
Most Points Received - Paula Forte.
A special thanks to our judge Paul Cutler who had no idea who had entered or whose photographs he was judging. Photos were judged on horticultura merit rather than photographic artistry. With such a number and range of photographs it was a very difficult but enjoyable task!
Class 1 Roses
1st. Paula Forte; 2nd. Paula Hore; 3rd. Edie Brosnan;
VHC. Aidan Quirke; HC. Helen Moorehouse; C. Noreen Cunningham.
Class 2 Flowering Shrub
1st. Margaret Fitzpatrick; 2nd. Liz Fitzgerald; 3rd. Caroline Stewart;
VHC. Bea Crowther; HC. Walter Kelly; C. Valsa de Winter.
Class 3 Rock Garden/ Alpine Plant
1st. Susan Crampton; 2nd. Paula Forte; 3rd. Edie Brosnan;
VHC. Christine Rigley.
Class 4 Hosta
1st. Anne Roche; 2nd. Iris Tector; 3rd. Elizabeth Doyle;
VHC. Paula Hore; HC. Bea Crowther; C. Helen D'Eathe.
Class 5 Herbaceous Plant featuring Foliage
1st. Edie Brosnan; 2nd. Walter Kelly; 3rd.Paula Forte;
VHC. Valsa de Winter; HC. Margaret Fitzpatrick.
Class 6 Container - Pot, Window Box or Hanging Basket
1st. Christine Rigley; 2nd. Paula Forte; 3rd. Iris Tector;
VHC. Anne Roche; HC. Anne Brooks; C. Valsa de Winter.
Class 7 Herbaceous Flowers 3 stems in vase, 3 varieties
1st. Paula Hore; 2nd. Edie Brosnan; 3rd. Ida Smith;
VHC. Paula Forte; HC. Iris Tector; C. Walter Kelly.
Class 8 Dahlias
1st. Anne Roche; 2nd. Helen Moorehouse; 3rd.Margaret Fitzpatrick;
VHC. Paula Forte; HC. Ida Smith; C. Noreen Cunningham.
Class 9 Bulbs /Tubers/ Rhizomes - 3 stems, 1 variety.
1st. Paula Hore; 2nd. Christine Rigley; 3rd Edie Brosnan;
VHC. Walter Kelly; HC. Bea Crowther; C. Anne Roche.
Class 10 Vegetables 3 pieces 1 variety
1st. Paula Forte; 2nd. Ida Smith; 3rd. Helen Moorehouse;
VHC. Bea Crowther; HC. Liz Fitzgerald; C. Aidan Quirke.
Class 11 Tomatoes
1st. Anne Roche; 2nd. Liz Fitzgerald; 3rd. Aidan Quirke;
VHC. Paula Forte.
Class 12 Berries / Currants
1st. Edie Brosnan; 2nd Dorothy Hatton; 3rd. Liz Fitzgerald;
VCH. Margaret Fitzpatrick; HC. Sarah Earle; C. Paula Forte.
Class 13 Stone Fruit
1st. Liz Fitzgerald; 2nd. Anne Roche; 3rd. Noreen Cunningham.
Class 14 Herbaceous Border
1st. Paula Hore; 2nd. Elizabeth Doyle; 3rd. Dorothy Hatton;
VCH. Susan Crampton; HC. Anne Brooks; C. Valsa de Winter.
Class 15 Patterns in Nature
1st. Margaret Fitzpatrick; 2nd.Sarah Earle; 3rd. Liz Fitzgerald;
VHC. Christine Rigley; HC. Noreen Cunningham; C. Edie Brosnan.
Class 16 Animals in the Garden - Wildlife or Pets
1st. Bea Crowther; 2nd. Paula Forte; 3rd. Margaret Fitzpatrick;
VHC. Helen Moorehouse; HC. Christine Rigley; C. Rosemary Quirke.
Class 17 Friends in the Garden
1st. Helen D'Eathe; 2nd. Margaret Fitzpatrick; 3rd. Paula Forte;
VHC. Ciaran Fitzgerald; HC. Edie Brosnan; C. Liz Fitzgerald.