The prize giving was held on Sunday 7 October in the courtyard of the Environmental Learning centre for the first time, with most trophies and prizes being handed over by Jenna Holmes, Honorary President of the Albany Horticultural & Lilium Society.
The prizes for the Gardens of Grahamstown competition were handed over at the same time. Brenda Cadle, Adele Barnard and Kim Webber, representatives of the main sponsor, Pam Golding Properties Grahamstown, were present to do this.
Some of the photographs taken at the prize giving have been posted on the Gallery. Winners who would like a digital copy of their photographs should contact the Organisers on firstname.lastname@example.org.
PRIZE GIVING RESULTSGARDENS OF GRAHAMSTOWN COMPETITION
Category 1 - Small Garden
Category 2 - Medium Garden
Winner - Margaret Crampton & Mr Sam Marumo
Runner up - Prof Jean Baxen
Category 3 - Large Garden
Winner - Vernon Marais
Runner up - Jenny Linklater
Category 4 - Township Garden
Winner - Sindile Bill
Runner up - Zamile Giba
Category 5 - Non-Residential Garden
Winner - GADRA Advice
Runner up - Mountain View Manor Guesthouse (Margaret Banks)
Category 6 - Street Verge
All winners received a Floating Trophy, R500 in cash and a framed certificate from Pam Golding Properties Grahamstown.
All runners up received a hamper of garden products or garden tools donated by generous sponsors, plus a framed certificate from Pam Golding Properties Grahamstown.
Best Horticultural Garden Stall - Clivia Growers (Philip Crous & Charl Malan)
Best Newcomer - Cambrian Fuchsias
"Old Faithful" 5-year attendance award - Sunshine Garden Ornaments
Prizes donated by generous sponsors were handed over to representatives of these garden stalls.
Overall Winner - Sally Koen
The winner received the Charles Robinson Floating Trophy plus prizes donated by generous sponsors.
Overall Runner up - Alison Terry
The runner up received prizes donated by generous sponsors.
All winners and runners up received prizes donated by generous sponsors. Some were awarded trophies by the Albany Horticultural & Lilium Society.
Joint First prize & Underhill Floating Trophy - Charlie & Joey Whittington-Jones
Grades 1 - 3
First prize & W C Gowie Floating Trophy - Erin Powers
Second prize - Chelsea Cordner
Grades 4 - 7
First prize & W C Gowie Floating Trophy - Sascha van der Merwe
Second prize - Amina Kouari
Chapman Trophy for the Best Arrangement in the Children's Section
First prize & Mildred Sampson Trophy - Sally Koen
Runner up - Alison Terry
Gledhill trophy for Best Garden of Succulents
Anne Collins trophy for Best Container Plant
First prize & GC Neville Floating Trophy - Sally Koen
Second prize & AHLS Floating Trophy - Lalitha Ranchhod
Heather Leppan Award for the best Heritage Rose
AHLS Floating trophy for the Champion Rose
First Prize & Sutton Floating Trophy - Alison Terry
Second prize & Joan Mullins Floating Trophy - Sally Koen
Betty & Desmond Hobart Houghton Trophy for the Best Bearded Iris
AHLS Trophy for the best Poppies
AHLS Floating Trophy for the best stem of a Flowering Shrub or Creeper
First Prize & Rosalie Ilderton Floating Trophy - Alison Terry
Second Prize - Marian Jayes
Vermeulen Cup for the most points in the Barberton Daisy section
AHLS Floating Trophy for best Indigenous Flowering Stem
Botanical Society Award for the Indigenous Species that merits wider cultivation in gardens
First prize & Dan Morton Silver Salver - Thembile Budaza
Second prize - Jen Snowball
First prize & Ken Douglas Trophy - Mohan Kalan
Second prize - Helen Horne
Pierre & Collette Hendricks Trophy for Best Orchid on Show
HERBS & VEGETABLES
First prize & Butterworth Cup - Jane Bradshaw
Second prize - Ros Parker
Best School Vegetable Garden & winner of the 2500L JoJo rain water tank
Samuel Ntlebe Primary School
The draw for the JoJo SlimLine rain water tank was done by guest speaker Di-Di Hoffman at the end of his second talk on Sunday and the winner was Ann Ashburner.
Both rain water tanks will be installed by Eugene Ceronio, JoJo Tanks sales representative for the Eastern Cape.