Daffs dazzle at spring flower show

THERE were some blooming marvellous exhibits when the Lancing Horticultural Society held its Spring Flower Show at the Sir Robert Woodard Academy.

The main cups, medals and awards were as follows: Cooper Memorial Challenge Bowl: Frank Spring.

Snowden Challenge Tankard: Ron Smith, Lydia Mash.

Daffodil Society Bronze Medal: Jayne Pumfrey.

Daffodil Society Certificate: Ron Smith, Jayne Pumfrey.

Worshipful Company of Gardeners Diploma of Horticulture: Shirley Norris.

Fred Skinner Challenge Cup: Shirley Norris.

Mary Skinner Challenge Cup: Lydia Mash.

Vicarage Challenge Cup: Lorna Sherriff.

Worshipful Company of Gardeners Certificate of Floral Art: Lorna Sherriff.

The winners of the individual classes were as follows: B. Holland: daffodils, one trumpet, three trumpet.

Jayne Pumfrey: daffodils, one, three and five large cupped, one small cupped, three miniature, pot of any other type, five flowers of one kind, flowering stems of trees or shrubs.

Shirley Norris: daffodils, three and five small cupped, one double, five double, three and five any other type, one and five miniature, tulips, malt loaf.

M. Robertson: daffodils, three double.

Gill Agave: daffodils, three vases (one kind to each vase).

Ron Smith: daffodils, pot of large cupped or small narcissi, flowering pot plant in any size pot.

Pauline Bradford: mixed flowers. Ken Franks: polyanthus, freesias, one daffodil, any other type.

Frank Spring: pot of bulbs or bulbous plants, flowering pot plant (max. pot 6in).

Joy Tugwell: orchid. Irene Livingstone: beginners. Christine Keith: carrot cake.

Lydia Mash: vegetables (prepared for garnishing), caramel slices, pineapple upside-down pudding, lemon rock cakes, marmalade.

Lorna Sherriff: sunrise and heart of gold floral arrangements.

Margaret Sherriff: petite arrangement in a wine glass.

Juniors – Abby Odile: a posy of spring flowers. Lucy Merritt: an Easter bird nest. Rosy Merritt: cup cakes.

Photography – new life: Mary Jones, Sussex by the sea: Roger Sharman. Craft: Mary Jones.