Flower power on show

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There was an excellent turnout at the annual Brechin flower show, with a fantastic number of children submitting entries.

The trophy winners were as follows:-

The William Drever Trophy and Silver Medal, best vase of dahlias in the show - Mr Andy Davidson (Torphins); Gold Medal, best exhibit in dahlias - Mr E. Croll (Brechin); The M & T Drever Trophy, three Vases of medium flowered dahlias - Mr E. Croll (Brechin); The Chelsea Trophy, three vases of small cactus or semi cactus dahlias - Mr Andy Davidson (Torphins); The Garden News Shield, three vases of small flowering dahlias - Mr E. Croll (Brechin); The G Hetherington Cup, roses, six blooms in a box - Mr D Shaw (Forfar); The David Hill Stewart Cup, roses, three blooms in a vase - Mr A Dunlop, (Blairgowrie); The Lubbock Award, roses, one bowl of six blooms - Mr D Shaw (Forfar); The Bert M. Eggo Cup, three vases of sweet peas - Brian Grant (Fordoun); J B Smart Trophy, three vases of cut flowers - Mr A P Child (Broughty Ferry); The Whitelaw Memorial Cup, three vases of gladioli - Don Elder (Dundee); The Balgownie Cup, gladioli, three spikes - Mr T Drever (Brechin); The Christie Durie Cup, grapes, one bunch on a stand or board - Mr David Dyker (Brechin); Alex Stirton Memorial Trophy, a collection of vegetables, five kinds of three each - Mr Alistair Gray (Brechin); J & I Wilson Cup, best exhibit classes 47-80 vegetables - Mr Alistair Gray (Brechin); Vaynes Park Cup, potatoes, four varieties, four of each - Mr D Ritchie (Luthermuir); Leslie Annand Memorial Trophy, vegetables singles collection - Mr Alistair Gray (Brechin); The Balmakewan Trophy, potatoes, two dishes distinct, five in each - Mr Alistair Gray (Brechin); H. Crighton Rosebowl, best exhibit in pear shallots - Mr Robin de Veres, (Lunanhead); Co-Operative Rosebowl, onion sets four - Mr D Ritchie (Luthermuir); NVS Silver Medal, runner beans, six pods - Mr Robin De Veres (Lunanhead); The Garden News Shield, a collection of three kinds of vegetables - Mr John A Henderson (Montrose); Gold Medal, best exhibit, novice section - Mr John A Henderson (Montrose); David Adam Memorial Trophy, best vase of chrysanthemums in show - Mr E Mitchell (Montrose); NCS Silver Medal, best exhibit in chrysanthemums - Mr E Mitchell (Montrose); Hopton Memorial Trophy, three vases of medium flowered cultivars - Mr W Candy (Brechin); The Haggart Cup, three vases of sprays, exhibition - Mr E Mitchell (Montrose); Mrs A S Milne Cup, three vases of sprays, natural - Mr E Mitchell (Montrose); The Anniversary Trophy, an exhivit entitled Rnadom Harvest - Mrs Catherine Dey (Montrose); The Silver Jubilee Trophy, best exhibit in floral art section - Mrs Catherine Dey (Montrose); The Gretrude Burns Memorial Trophy, an exhibit entitled Halycon Days - Alison Talbot (Brechin); The Brechin Floral Art Club Trophy, exhibit entitled Sweet Dreams - Mrs Catherine Dey, (Montrose); The Sievwright Trophy and Winners Medal, best in class, a paper plate mask - Billie-Loren Hamilton (Andover); The Peat Trophy and Winners Medal, best in class, decorated jam jar - Kaylagh Tough (Andover); The D T Philip Cup and Winners Medal, best in class, a jam jar of paper or card flowers - Ellen Donald (Brechin); First Prize Winners Medal, best in class, a friendship bracelet - Bekka Meston (2nd Brechin Brownies); The Lady Boyd Orr Trophy And Winners Medal, best in class, a miniature garden - Rhys Bennett (Glen Lethnot); First Prize Winners Medal, best in class, a model made from lego - Rachel Johnston (Brechin Cub Scouts); Mrs Michael Thomson Trophy, three pot plants, three species - Mrs Alice Kennedy (Laurencekirk); Dalhousie Trophy, best exhibit in pot plants, classes 118-134 - Mrs Alice Kennedy (Laurencekirk); Angus District Plaque, two plants, one foliage, one flowering - Mrs Alice Kennedy (Laurencekirk); Viewbank Cup, three plants in flower - Mr A P Child (Broughty Ferry); The Alex Burns Trophy, six begonia blooms on a board - Mr Alistair Gray (Brechin); Esplin Trophy, best exhibit in begonia section - Mr Alistair Gray (Brechin); The Brechin Activities Cup, three begonia blooms on a board - Mr Alistair Gray (Brechin); The Glencadam Trophy and a bottle of the sponsors whisky, best entry in begonias - Mr Alistair Gray (Brechin); Gold Medal For Clootie Dumpling Championship - Mrs Jean Hendry, (Arbroath); The Societies Cup, most points in baking and preserves - Mrs Jean Hendry (Arbroath); The Gibb Trophy, runner-up on points in baking and preserves - Mrs Margaret Wilson (Brechin); Gold Medal, best exhibit in baking and preserves - Mrs Jean Hendry (Arbroath); The Smith Belford Trophy, best exhibit in classes 159-161 - Mrs Jean Hendry (Arbroath); The Colonel Kerr Cup, most points in handicrafts section - Mrs Mairi Alexander (Forfar); The Societies Salver, runner-up on points in handicrafts - Mrs Margaret Wilson (Brechin); Gold Medal, best exhibit in handicrafts - Mary Anderson (Brechin); The Stewart Edward Rose Bowl, best exhibit in classes 184-187 - Mrs Frances Smith (Menmuir).