Despite the recent very wintery spell , causing our gardens to stay dormant longer 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 7th 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
This year we have reintroduced two
Floral Art classes, one for novices and one for experienced flower arrangers. We were very pleased with the entries in this
show, and hope to have even more in the Autumn Show.
Glebe Junior School brought their exhibits
as a tableau of bulbs in various containers including a tool box. Many thanks to Mrs Murray for setting up this wonderful
Our VIP guest Dennis Lewis, a member of the Ickenham Festival team, talked to us about Festival Week 2018, and encouraged
members to open their gardens during the week. He also presented the prizes and the certificates of merit which were awarded
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 8th at Ickenham Village hall Swakeleys Road Ickenham.
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