Budleigh in Bloom contest winners announced

PUBLISHED: 07:00 25 July 2017

(c) Martin Poole

Green fingered gardeners in Budleigh Salterton have been finding out what in Bloom judges thought of their entries

The results have been announced for this year’s Budleigh in Bloom garden competition.

Judging across eight classes took place over the past two months.

The winners are:

Small gardens: 1st – Kathy Alabaster; 2nd – David and Sue Boden; 3rd – Roy and Mark Watts.

Patio or paved area: 1st – Sylvia Ellis; 2nd – Kathy Alabaster.

Medium/large garden: 1st – Val and David Crones; 2nd – Alison Maddaford; third – Sharon Rehbock.

Vegetable garden: 1st – Norman Ling; 2nd – Patricia and Brian Hitchcock; 3rd – Tony Gooding.

Communal garden: 1st – Stanley Mews; 2nd – the croquet club; 3rd – Fairlynch Museum.

Hanging baskets: 1st – Brian Shackleton; 2nd – Tony Gooding; 3rd – Malcolm Dimond.

Business or shop: 1st – Dog and Donkey; 2nd – Salterton Arms; 3rd – 50 Degrees North Café.

Community Gardens: 1st – Peter Wright; 2nd – Bob French; 3rd – Angela Gibbons.

The tree fern at Fairlynch Museum won best plant and Kathy Alabaster won best garden.

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