Riot of colour at East Preston and Kingston Horticultural Society’s annual spring show

Beautiful blooms, vegetables and bakes were on display at East Preston and Kingston Horticultural Society’s annual spring show on Saturday, as villagers showed their gardening and baking achievements, filling the Conservative Hall with colour.

Monday, 15th April 2019, 11:02 am
Updated Monday, 15th April 2019, 11:22 am
East Preston and Kingston Horticultural Society's spring show. Photo by Derek Martin DM1941072a

Primrose Buckley won the Spring Cup for best flower exhibit, Carol Longman won the Molly Secretan Cup for best miniature daffodil, Amanda O’Shea won the Kenyon Cup for most points in the flower classes and Tulip Cup for best tulip exhibit, and Diana Buckley won the Spring Bowl for most points in cookery. Other first prize winners were Peter Algar, Wendy Baker, Sue Baldock, Celia Buckley, Colin Crane, Sarah Hill, Jane Lines, Iris Maisey, Gail Parsons, Beryl Patterson, Jo Skinner, Ann Smith, David Stubbings and Pam Walton.

James Algar setting up his exhibits. Photo by Derek Martin DM1941048a
Secretary Jennifer Wallace. Photo by Derek Martin DM1941026a
David Stubbings and his leeks. Photo by Derek Martin DM1940978a
Diana Buckley, who won the Spring Bowl for most points in cookery. Photo by Derek Martin DM1940982a
Primrose Buckley with her camellia flowers. Photo by Derek Martin DM1941003a
Committee member Angie Launder. Photo by Derek Martin DM1941019a
Judge Paul Dalby. Photo by Derek Martin DM1941085a
East Preston and Kingston Horticultural Society's spring show. Photo by Derek Martin DM1941068a
East Preston and Kingston Horticultural Society's spring show. Photo by Derek Martin DM1941066a
East Preston and Kingston Horticultural Society's spring show. Photo by Derek Martin DM1941056a
East Preston and Kingston Horticultural Society's spring show. Photo by Derek Martin DM1941054a
Sue Halstead judging the cookery section, accompanied by Angie Launder. Photo by Derek Martin DM1941042a
East Preston and Kingston Horticultural Society's spring show. Photo by Derek Martin DM1941072a