Horticultural Society’s annual show

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There was a good turnout of competitors for the 2013 Newbigging and District Horticultural Society’s annual flower show at the weekend.

The 12 sections were keenly contested at the competition which was held in the Monikie War Memorial Hall.

Trophy winners were: Affleck Challenge Cup, Mr A. Child; Millar Cup, A. Crozier; McGregor Challenge Cup, Nan Reid; W. Boath Medal, Elspeth Dunlop; Robb Medal, Alex Thomson; D.G. Dorward Trophy, A. Child; Vegetable Trophy, A. Crozier; N. Milton Trophy, Don Elder and lar Archibald. D. Anderson Trophy, A/ Crozier; J. Lowe Memorial Meal, A Crozier; Murdoch Cup, A. Crozier; J. Robb Medal, J. Brewster; Grace Murdoch Trophy, Nan Reid; NDHS Trophy, Nan Reid;

Cookery Medal, Nan Reid; L. Mason Cup,H. Brewster / Nan Reid; H. McHardy Cup, Nan Reid; E. Anderson Trophy, Nan Reid; E. Brown Shield, Margaret McArthur; J.S. Rennie Trophy, Margaret McEwen; Handicrafts Medal, Lousie Johnston; Irving Cup (A), Flynn Anderson; Dr A. Sanderson Cup (B), S. Crozier; Miniature Shield (A), Flynn Anderson; Miniature Shield (B), Sarah Oliphant; Nan Butchart Sheild, R. Anderson.

Winners by category: Sweets: Swiss milk tablet - 1, Lily Morrison; 2, Mrs K. Stewart. Peppermint creams – 1, Mrs H. Brewster; 2, Mrs K. Stewart; 3, Nan Reid. Chocolate truffles – 1, Nan Reid; 2, Mrs H. Brewster. Chocolate fudge – 1, Mrs H. Brewster; 2, Nan Reid.

Wine: white wine (sweet) – 1, Derek McArthur; 2, Margaret McArthur; 3, Doris Telfer. White wine (dry) – 1, Doris Telfer; 2, Margaret McArthur; 3, Derek McArthur. Red wine (sweet) – 1, Derek McArthur; 2, Margaret McArthur; 3, Andrew Craigie; Red wine (dry) – 1, Margaret McArthur; 2, Andrew Craigie; 3, Anita McIsaac; Rhubarb wine (dry)- 1, Anita McIsaac; 2, Doris Telfer; 3, Andrew Craigie. Rose wine (medium) – 1, Doris Telfer; 2, Margaret McArthur; 3, Derek McArthur; Peach wine (sweet) – 1, Doris Telfer; 2, Derek McArthur; 3, Margaret McArthur.

Photography: Black and white photo – 1, Mrs H. Brewster; 2, Shirley Stewart; 3, Don Elder. Religious building – 1, Andrew Child; 2, Mrs H. Brewster. Woodland scene – 1, Mrs H. Brewster; 2, Shirley Stewart. Landmark in Dundee or Angus – 1, Mrs H. Brewster; 2, Andrew Child; 3, Don Elder.

Fruit: Gooseberries – 1, Scott Gardiner; 2, Alistair Crozier; 3, Don Elder. Red or white currants – 1, Nan Reid; 2, Dorothy Spencer; 3, Mr J. Brewster. Blackcurrants – 1, Nan Reid; 2, Don Elder; 3, Mr J. Brewster. Raspberries – 1, Don Elder. Fruit not mentioned in section – 1, Mr J. Brewster; 2, Alistair Crozier; 3, Lar Archibald.

Cookery: Blackcurrant jelly – 1, Mrs H. Brewster; 2, Nan Reid. Strawberry jam – 1, Nan Reid; 2, Laura Archibald; 3, Mrs H. Brewster.

Blackcurrant jam – 1, Mrs H. Brewster; 2, Nan Reid; 3, Laura Archibald. Raspberry jam – 1, Nan Reid; 2, Mrs H. Brewster; 3, Louise Johnston. Rhubarb and ginger jam – 1, Mrs H. Brewster; 2, Nan Reid; 3, Laura Archibald. Mint jelly – 1, Mrs K. Stewart. Redcurrant jelly – 1, Nan Reid; 2, Mrs H. Brewster. Lemon curd – 1, Lily Morrison; 2, Mrs H. Brewster; 3, Nan Reid. Chutney - 1, Mrs H. Brewster; 2, Lily Morrison. Treacle scones – 1, Mrs K. Stewart. Dropped scones – 1, Mrs K. Stewart; 2, Lynn Stewart. Coffee buns – 1, Lily Morrison. Chocolate sponge (unfilled) – 1, Lily Morrison. Fruit loaf – 1, Mrs K. Stewart; 2, Nan Reid; 3, Lynn Stewart. Bannocks – 1, Nan Reid. Shortbread biscuits – 1, Louise Johnston; 2, Nan Reid; 3, Mrs K. Stewart. Individual trifle – 1, Mrs K. Stewart. Sultana cake – 1, Nan Reid; 2, Mrs H. Brewster; 3, Lily Morrison. Gingerbread – 1, Mrs K. Stewart; 2, Nan Reid; 3, Linda Smeaton. Bridie – 1, Mrs K. Stewart. Apple tart (shortcrust pastry) – 1, Mrs K. Stewart; 2, Lily Morrison. Custard creams – 1, Nan Reid. Clootie dumpling – 1, Nan Reid; 2, Mrs K. Stewart; 3, Lily Morrison. Lemon drizzle cake (men only) – 1, Martin Taylor.

Handicrafts: Hat and mitts set (DK) 1, Mrs M. McEwen. Child’s sweater (DK) – 1, Mrs Mustard; 2, Louise Johnston. Pram cover (knitted) – 1, Louise Johnston; 2, Mrs Mustard; 3, Ruth Anderson. Book mark any craft – 1, Angela Skelly; 2, Louise Johnston. Article in patchwork – 1, Mrs M. McEwen; Child’s sleeveless pullover – 1, Mrs Mustard; 2, Louise Johnston. Tea cosy (knitted) – 1, Mrs Mustard; 2, Mrs D. Telfer. Dressed doll – 1, Mrs M. McEwen. Matinee coat – 1, Mrs Mustard; 2, Ruth Anderson; 3. Mrs M. McEwen. Something new from something old – 1, Mrs M. McEwen. Toilet roll cover (fabric) - Mrs M. McEwen. Piece of jewellery any craft – 1, Lynn Stewart. Christmas stocking (fabric) – 1, Mrs M. McEwen. Invitation card – 1, Angela Skelly. Exhibit by a lady – 1, Ingrid Dyker; 2, Brenda Cossitt; 3, Ruth Anderson.

Children eight and under: Miniature garden made from natural materials – 1, Flynn Anderson. Model made from Lego or Meccano – 1, Flynn Anderson; 2, Cailean Nugent and George Stout; 3, Lucy Stout. Plant grown from coffee morning – 1, Cailean Nugent; 2, Flynn Anderson. Arrangement of leaves – 1, Flynn Anderson. Decorated fruit or vegetable – 1, Flynn Anderson. Decorated biscuit – 1, Cailean Nugent. Decorated wellie – 1, Flynn Anderson; 2, Lucy Stout.

Children aged nine to 12: Miniature garden made from natural materials – 1, Sabine Crozier; 2, Sarah Oliphant; 3, Imogen Crozier and Ben Anderson. Model made from Lego or Meccano – 1, Sarah Oliphant; 2, Ben Anderson; 3, Imogen Crozier. Plant grown from coffee morning – 1, Imogen Crozier; 2, Sabine Crozier; 3, Ben Anderson. Arrangement of leaves – 1, Sabine Crozier; 2, Imogen Crozier; 3, Ben Anderson and Sarah Oliphant. Decorated fruit or vegetable -1, Ben Anderson; 2, Imogen Crozier; 3, Sarah Oliphant. Decorated home made biscuit – 1, Sabine Crozier; 2, Sarah Oliphant; 3, Imogen Crozier. Decorated fairy cakes – 1, Sarah Oliphant; 2, Sabine Crozier; 3, Imogen Crozier. Decorated wellie – 1, Imogen Crozier; 2, Sarah Oliphant; 3, Sabine Crozier. Collage, any craft – 1, Sabine Crozier; 2, Sarah Oliphant; 3, Imogen Crozier.

Vegetables: Five varieties – 1, Alistair Crozier. Specimen vegetables (distinct) – 1, Alistair Crozier. Box of potatoes – 1, Alistair Crozier; 2, William Anderson; 3, David Anderson. Potatoes (round white) – 1, Frank Craib; 2, David Anderson; 3, William Anderson. Potatoes (round coloured) – 1, Bob Ross; 2, William Anderson; 3, George Reid. Potatoes (long white) – 1, Alistair Crozier; 2, George Reid; 3, Bob Ross. Potatoes (long coloured) – 1, Alistair Crozier; 2, Jamie Anderson; 3, J. Brewster. Onions from seed (white) – 1, Frank Craib; 2, Alistair Crozier. Onions from seed (red) – 1, Frank Craib. Onions from sets (flat red) – 1, Bob Ross. Onions from sets (flat white) – 1, Don Elder; 2, George Reid. Onions from sets (globe) – 1, Alistair Crozier; 2, George Reid; 3, J. Brewster. Onions from sets (red) – 1, Lar Archibald; 2, Alistair Crozier; 3, J. Brewster. Shallots (three varieties) – 1, Alistair Crozier. Shallots (yellow) – 1, Don Elder; 2, Bob Ross; 3, Alistair Crozier. Shallots (red) - 1, Alistair Crozier; 2, George Reid; 3, David Anderson. Shallots (Arran or Sante) – 1, Alistair Crozier;2, J. Brewster; 3, George Reid. Clump shallots – 1, Alistair Crozier; 2, David Anderson; 3, Frank Craib. Leeks on a board – 1, Bob Ross; 2, Alistair Crozier. Homegrown vegetable – 1, Ingrid Syker; 2, Andrew Donaldson; 3, Allan Booth. Truss of tomatoes – 1, William Anderson; 2, Andrew Donaldson. Truss cherry tomatoes – 1, William Anderson; 2, George Reid; 3, Don Elder. Tomatoes – 1, Frank Craib; 2, Andrew Donaldson; 3, Norrie McEwen. Pea pods – 1, Lar Archibald; 2, Don Elder; 3, George Reid. Broad bean pods – 1, Frank Craib; 2, Don Elder; 3, Eric Reid. French bean pods – 1, Lar Archibald; 2, Bob Ross; 3, Alistair Crozier. Runner bean pods – 1, David Anderson. Cabbage for quality – 1, Craig Anderson; 2, David Anderson; 3, Bob Ross. Lettuce – 1, Alistair Crozier. Turnips – 1, George Reid; 2, Don Elder. Carrots long rooted – 1, Frank Craib. Carrots stump rooted – 1, Alistair Crozier; 2, Bob Ross; 3, Lar Archibald. Cauliflower – 1, David Anderson;2, Alistair Crozier; 3, Frank Craib. Rhubarb – 1, Frank Craib; 2, Eric Reid; 3, Lar Archibald. Beet globe – 1, Alistair Crozier; 2, Lar Archibald; 3, David Anderson. Beet not globe – 1, Bob Ross; 2, Eric Reid. Parsnips – 1, Alistair Crozier. Marrow for quality – 1, Don Elder. Cucumber quality – 1, Allan Booth; 2, William Anderson; 3, Alistair Crozier. Pot of parsley – 1, Andrew Donaldson; 2, George Reid; 3, Alistair Crozier. Pots of herbs – 1, George Reid; 2, Andrew Child. Garden news Top Tray – 1, Alistair Crozier; 2, David Anderson.

Pot plants: Three kinds of pot plants – 1, Andrew Child; 2, Frank Craib; 3, George Reid. Zonal Pelargonium -1, Andrew Child; 2, Alistair Crozier; 3, George Reid. Pelargonium (Regal) – 1, Andrew Child; N. McEwen; George Reid. Ivy leaf geranium – 1, Andrew Child; 2, George Reid. Fuchsia (single) – 1, N. McEwen; 2, Alexander Thomson; 3, Andrew Child. Fuchsia (not single) – 1, George Reid; 2, Lar Archibald; 3, Andrew Child. Two fuchsias – 1, Alexander Thomson; 2, George Reid; 3, Andrew Child. Standard fuchsia – 1, Alexander Thomson. Begonia (pendulous) – 1, Andrew Child; 2, Alistair Crozier; 3, N. McEwen. Begonia (double) – 1, Andrew Child; 2, Don Elder; 3, George Reid. Trailing plant – 1, Alistair Crozier, 2, Andrew Child. Cacti or succulents – 1, Don Elder; 2, Doris Telfer. Cacti – 1, Doris Telfer; 2, Don Elder. Succulent plant – 1, Doris Telfer; 2, George Reid; 3, Alistair Crozier. Cactus – 1, Doris Telfer; 2, Hazel Elder; 3, Don Elder. Orchid – 1, Elizabeth Anderson; 2, Elspeth Dunlop. Foliage plant – 1, Elspeth Dunlop; 2, George Reid; 3, Alistair Crozier. Alpine plant – 1, Doris Telfer; 2, George Reid. Pot plant not mentioned - 1, Elspeth Dunlop; 2, Don Elder; 3, Laura Archibald. Hanging basket – 1, Ruth Anderson; 2, William Anderson; 3, Frank Craib. Patio planter – 1, Alexander Thomson; 2, Ken Scott;3, Alistair Crozier. Window box – 1, Alistair Crozier; 2, Andrew Child; 3, Alexander Thomson.

Cut flowers: Three vases dahlias – 1, Alistair Crozier; 2, Bill Mitchell. One vase Dahlias, large or giant (one bloom) – 1, Frank Craib; 2, Bob Morrison; 3, Bill Mitchell. Vase Dahlias medium, small decorative (three blooms) – 1, Bob Morrison; 2, Bill Mitchell. Vase dahlias medium, small cactus, semi cactus – 1, Scott Gardiner; 2, Don Elder. Vase dahlias, miniature decorative (three blooms) – 1, William Anderson. Vase dahlias small ball or pompon (three blooms) – 1, Andrew Child; 2, Scott Gardiner; 3, William Anderson. Vase gladioli (three spikes) – 1, Don Elder. Vase gladioli (one spike) – 1, Don Elder; 2, J. Brewster; 3, Hazel Elder. Three vases sweet peas (nine stems) – 1, Bill Duff; 2, Scott Gardiner; 3, Don Elder. One vase sweet peas (nine stems) – 1, Bill Duff; 2, Scott Gardiner; 3, Don Elder. Vase of hybrid T roses – 1, Alex Dunlop; 2, H. Brewster; 3, Lar Archibald. Vase Floribunda Roses – 1, Alex Dunlop. Three vases of herbaceous distinct – 1, Mick Brymer; 2, William Anderson; 3, Don Elder. Vase herbaceous mixed – 1, Dorothy Spencer; 2, Mick Brymer; 3, Don Elder. Three vases of cut flowers distinct – 1, Andrew Child. Vase of cut flowers mixed – 1, Andrew Child. Three vases of annuals distinct – 1, Andrew Child; 2, William Anderson. Vase of annuals mixed – 1, Andrew Child; 2, William Anderson; 3, Don Elder. Vase of asters (five stems) – 1, Andrew Child; 2, Lar Archibald; 3, Bill Mitchell. Vase of stocks (three stems) – 1, Andrew Child. Vase of African marigolds (three blooms) – 1, William Anderson; 2, Andrew Child; 3, Don Elder. Scotch marigolds (five blooms) – 1, William Anderson; 2, Don Elder. French marigold blooms – 1, Bob Morrison; 2, Andrew Child; 3, Lar Achibald. Vase of carnations or pinks (five blooms) – 1, W.A. Ainsworth. Vase of carnations or pinks not disbudded – 1, Dorothy Spencer. Vase of Phlox (three stems) – 1, Mick Brymer; 2, Don Elder; 3, William Anderson. Vase of flowers, variety not mentioned – 1, Andrew Child; 2, Dorothy Spencer; 3, Mick Brymer. Fuchsia blooms on a board – 1, Andrew Child; 2, William Anderson; 3, Brian Morrison. Viola blooms – 1, William Anderson. Unusual exhibit vase, one variety of flowers – 1, Dorothy Spencer; 2, Andrew Child. Garden News Top Vase – 1, Andrew Child; 2, Elspeth Dunlop; 3, Hazel Elder.