Chryston flower show was ‘blooming’ fantastic!

Hugh Laurieston, John Brown and Liz Moore
Hugh Laurieston, John Brown and Liz Moore

Chryston & District Horticultural Society’s 2014 show was held recently and exhibitors produced a spectacular event.

The show was held in Chryston High School and the hall was ablaze with colour and fantastic fruit and veg.

Councillor Frances McGlinchey receiving the Strathkelvin Ward trophy from MP Tom Clarke

Councillor Frances McGlinchey receiving the Strathkelvin Ward trophy from MP Tom Clarke

Chryston & District Horticultural Society’s is one of the oldest in the area.

Results fromthe 2014 show were:

Dahlias: 3 vase, best exhibit, Jack Baird Trophy - Ian Turner, Grangemouth. 32 points prize, McLay Rose Bowl - John Jack, Airdrie. Best vase, SNCD Medal - John Jack, Airdrie.

Roses: Points prize, Gartcosh Works SC Rose Bowl - Mrs A Low, Glasgow.

Audrey Alexander-Allan, winner of the Dahlias, Water Lily section

Audrey Alexander-Allan, winner of the Dahlias, Water Lily section

Cut Flowers: Points prize, James Faulds Cup - Gordon Blair, Denny.

Gladioli: Points prize, McGurk Trophy - Joanne Kelly, Coatbridge. Best exhibit, Clezy Trophy - Joanne Kelly, Coatbridge.

Vegetables: Points prize, Montgomery Cup - John Brown, Coatbridge. Best exhibit, Brodie Trophy - Maxwell Drummond, Lennoxtown. Best exhibit, Special Prize - Colin Campbell,
Moodiesburn.

Pot Plants: Points prize, Alan Eaglesham Trophy - Errol Burchell, Lenzie. Best exhibit, Tom Clarke Trophy - Paul Malcolm, Kirkintilloch.

Fuchsias: Points prize, Cassidy Trophy - Aileen Foreman, Moodiesburn. Best exhibit, Bob Mansey Memorial Trophy - Aileen Foreman, Moodiesburn.

Novice: Vegetables, Ivie Cooper Cup - Amie Martin, Moodiesburn.

Children’s Section: Age 10 and over points prize, Medal - Susannah Osborne, Moodiesburn. Age 9 and under points prize, Medal - Abby Japp, Moodiesburn.

Schools Challenge: Inter Primary Schools Shield - Glenmanor Primary School.

Industrial: Points prize, Margaret Herbison Trophy - Frances McClinchey, Glenboig.

Handicrafts: Points prize, 9th District Trophy - Barbara Bryson, Airdrie.

Best Exhibit in Show: £25 Voucher donated by West Carlston Garden Centre, Torrance - Maxwell Drummond, Lennoxtown.