Village marks the start of spring with show

PUBLISHED: 06:30 20 March 2016

Otterton spring flower show. Ref exb 11-16AW 1005. Picture: Alex Walton

Otterton spring flower show. Ref exb 11-16AW 1005. Picture: Alex Walton

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The Otterton Spring Show has been hailed a success by organisers.

More than 200 entries were submitted to the event, held on Saturday in the village hall.

Iain Ure, of organisers Otterton Garden Club, said: “Everyone seemed to enjoy the high level of competition and stunning entries. The event is very much inkeeping with the general fun and friendly way Otterton lives its life.”

The prize winners were:

Short Cup for gaining the most points in the show - Eric Paver.

Novice Cup for new entrants - Dale Wiles.

Dowell Cup for the most points in cut blooms - Eric Paver.

Cut Blooms Cup for the best exhibit in cut blooms - Nina Locke.

Plant Cup for the most points in pot plants - Angela Marshall.

Payne Shield for the most points in floral decorations - Pat Palmer.

Nora Butler Salver for the most points in Home Produce - Joan Paver / Sue Tibbott / Sue Palin.

Home Produce Cup for the best exhibit in Home Produce - Joan Paver.

Up to 7 Years Cup for the most points in the children’s under 7yr classes - Oliver Hawkins / Darcie Nosworthy.

Children’s Open Cup for the most points in the children’s 8 -11yr classes - Ellie Wiles / Phoebie Rowe.

Cotton Cup for the best exhibit in the painting class - Darcie Nosworthy.

The Autumn Show will be held in September with classes in cut blooms, pot plants, fruit, vegetables, produce and photography.

For more information, go to www.ottertongardenclub.co.uk


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