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Waltham Abbey
Essex EN9 1DE

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   Waltham Abbey In Bloom 2017

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The Awards Evening was held on Friday 1st September 2017 at the Cornmill Suite for the annual Waltham Abbey In Bloom Competition. With twelve categories, the competition includes the best front garden, town garden, colourful public house, hanging basket, and even the best allotment. Nominations are made from members of the public, and then the Mayor of Waltham Abbey Town Council judges the competition and awards the prizes. 
Receiving their certificates from the Mayor, Cllr Michael Fitch:

Best Kept Allotment (Longfields)  - (L35) James Wainaina  

Best New Allotment - (L26) - Mr & Mrs Brown                   

Best Overall Allotment  - (L26) - Mr & Mrs Brown  
Best Kept Residential Front Garden -  Mr & Mrs Thomas 

Best Kept Town Front Garden (Small) - Mrs Hyde 

Best Residential Container - Mr & Mrs Thomas

Best Residential Hanging Basket -Jayne Parsons

Most Colourful Public House - The Angel 

Best Kept Communal Garden - Doreen Adkins - St Clements Court 

Best Communal Hanging Basket - The Abbeyfield Society

Best Communal Conatiner - The Abbeyfield Society

Tallest  Sunflower -   Mr & Mrs Thomas                                 

Best School Garden with Pupil Involvement - Waltham Holy Cross School  

Best Overall - Waltham Abbey In Bloom - Mr & Mrs Thomas 

Horticultural Show 2017


Best 3 Potatoes - Dominique Considine

Best 3 Onions - James Wainiaina
Best 1 Marrow - Anita and Richard                                  

Best 3 Courgettes - Terry Hoye

Best 5 Runner Beans - John Fox 

Best 1 Squash - Dominique Considine

Best 3 Beetroots - Anita and Richard

Best 3 Carrots - Steve Jones


Best 3 Tomatoes - James Wainaina

Best 1 Cucumber - Terry Hoye

Spring Onions (small bunch) - Dominique Considine

Best Radishes - Donna and Matt Brown

Best Peppers / Chillies - ???

Green Leaf - Donna and Matt Brown

Sweetcorn - Doninique Considine


Best Soft Fruit - Terry Hoye

Best Other Fruits - Terry Hoye

Novelty Class

Heaviest Entry - Mick Weeks

Oddest / Strangest Shape Entry - James Wainina

Longest Entry -Mick Weeks 

Most Unusual Variety - David Haskell

Cookery Class

Best Sponge Cake - Terry Hoye

Best Jams - Cathy Gallagher

Pickles and Chutneys - Dominique Considine

Floral Class

Harvest Time - Jayne Parsons

Three flowers from garden - Sally Pugh 

Cup & Saucer Arrangement - Sally Pugh

Photographic Section

(Garden, flowers, wild life, Allotment life (size not to exceed 29cm x 42cm in area)

Donna & Matt Brown

Bake some Fairy Cakes - Amber & Joe Fox Reid

Best in Show Award 2017 - Dominique Considine 


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