Monday, 7 October 2013


by Daphne Henderson


On the evening of Thursday, 12 September, members of the Blueskin Garden Club met in the Warrington Hall to plan the final arrangements for the spring flower show, and Rowena Park, Lyne Carlyle and Daphne Henderson demonstrated flower arranging.


Winners of the Vegetable and Bloom Contest were:


1st  Ruth Porteous

2nd Daphne Henderson

3rd Lyn Hastie


1st Lyne Carlyle

2nd Glenys Clements

3rd Ruth Porteous


The club’s annual flower show was held on the weekend 21-22 September in the Waitati Hall.  We believe it was our most successful flower show to date, with a record number of entries, 1030 in total, and an amazingly high standard of exhibits. The trophy winners were:

Westwood Trophy  Ruth Porteous

Most Points in Floral Design        Daphne Henderson 

Most Points in the Flowering Shrub Section   Daphne Henderson

Family With the Most Points in the Show         Ozanne family

Most Points in the Junior Section          Charlie Cracknell

Individual Points Trophy   Daphne Henderson

Ruth Spears Trophy           Daphne Henderson

Children's Champion Exhibit       Pip Eason 

Show Champion Exhibit    Gail Young

Show Champion Bloom    Chuck Landis


The garden club would like to thank the community for your continued support and contributions and for sharing the spring delights from your gardens, and the children who always surprise us with their creative entries.

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