East Devon gardeners show off talents in annual competition

The winning garden in East Devon's annual Tenants Garden Competition 2019. Picture: East Devon Distr

The winning garden in East Devon's annual Tenants Garden Competition 2019. Picture: East Devon District Council - Credit: Archant

Nearly 50 green-fingered residents brought some tough competition, showing off their gardening skills in the Tenants Garden Competition 2019.

There were 48 entries in the East Devon contest, organised by East Devon District Council.

The competition was judged using the Royal Horticultural Society judging method.

A prize winners' ceremony was held at the Froginwell Vineyard, Woodbury Salterton on August 6, where the winners were presented with their prizes, followed by a celebratory tea.

Among the winners were:


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- Mrs Benton (Broadclyst) - gold and category winner - back garden. - Mr and Mrs Fowler (Luppit) - gold and category winner - vegetable garden. - Manor Close Tenant Association (Seaton) - gold and category winner - communal garden. - Mr Pengelly and Miss I Sterbova (Colyton) - gold and category winner - first time entrant. - Mr Woodman (Seaton) - gold and category winner - recycled Garden. - Mrs Anderton (Colyton) - gold - containers and hanging baskets. - Mr Bament (Rockbeare) - gold - communal garden. - Mr and Mrs Burton (Seaton) - gold back garden. - Mr and Mrs Donnelly (Colyton) - gold - vegetable garden. - Mr Dunn (Rockbeare) - gold - disabled garden. - Mr Glanville (Talaton) - gold - overall garden. - Harepath Tenant Association (Seaton) - gold - communal garden. - Mrs Hill (Seaton) - gold - overall garden. - Miss Morgan, Mr Dunne and Mr Morgan-Dunne (Combe Raleigh) - gold - first time entrant. - Mr Snow (Plymtree) - gold - back garden. - Miss Davey (Axminster) - silver - back garden. - Mr Kellow (Honiton) - silver - first time entrant. - Mrs Lancaster (Axminster) - silver - disabled darden. - Mr Miles (Honiton) - silver - first time entrant. - Mrs Pearce (Uplyme) - silver - front garden. - Mr Ponsford (Broadclyst) - silver - overall garden. - Mrs Stewart (Axminster) - silver - overall garden. - Mr Taylor (Broadhembury) - silver - first time entrant. - Ms Sandford (Broadclyst) - bronze - containers and hanging baskets.

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