Friday, 10 October 2008

Flower Club news

Breckland Flower and Garden Club

Adele Kent from Hethersett gave a 'Blooming Marvellous' demonstration at the October meeting in Old Buckenham village hall. Using a great variety of foliage her designs included white and yellow carnations, proteas, lilies and lisianthus, and were much admired by members and visitors alike.

The competition for three blooms and foliage was won by Shirley Penfield (Old Hands) and Margaret Smith (New Hands). Shirley was awarded the Barbara Fisher trophy for the best modern exhibit.

The Club’s outing to Bury St Edmunds will take place on Wednesday 5 November leaving Old Buckenham Village Hall at 9.15am.

The next meeting will be held at Old Buckenham Village Hall of Thursday 13 November starting at 2pm when David Boulton will be giving an illustrated talk on butterflies. The competition title will be Misty Nights and the Joan Barry Trophy will be awarded for the best use of garden material.

The meeting on Thursday 11 December will be a teach-in commencing at 10.30am followed by lunch and then a demonstration at 2pm. If you wish to make the door-ring please inform a member of the committee.

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