Despite the recent very warm spell , causing our gardens to come into bloom much earlier this year, there was still
an excellent array of daffodils, tulips, spring flowers, pot plants and vegetables on display for the many visitors to our
Spring Show that took place at Ickenham village Hall on Saturday 8th April.
The many people who visited the Show throughout the afternoon were greeted with beautiful
blooms alongside some amazing handicrafts and cookery and wine exhibits. There was also a photographic competition which boasted
some amazing close up shots of flowers and plants, as well as some exotic scenes from around the world.
The junior classes were also well supported with some very creative
entries in horticulture, handicraft, cookery and photography. There were several new entrants who we were delighted to welcome,
and Glebe Primary School had a colourful poster display and a film, to update us on the progress of their
Our VIP guest Glenda Greenfield, talked
to us about her work with Hillingdon Council which includes organising the Hillingdon In Bloom competition. She also presented
the prizes and the certificates of merit which were awarded as follows:
Spring Flowers Barbara Buckle
With tea and homemade cake on offer
too, the hall was crowded all afternoon and we were delighted with the show’s overall success.
The Autumn Show will be held on Saturday September 9th at Ickenham
Village hall Swakeleys Road Ickenham.
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