PHOTOS: Massive vegetables at ‘outstanding’ village show

PUBLISHED: 13:00 11 September 2018

Barry Taylor with his giant cabbage fo rwhich he won a cup along with two others
Banwell Gardening Club show at the village hall
08,9,18

Barry Taylor with his giant cabbage fo rwhich he won a cup along with two others Banwell Gardening Club show at the village hall 08,9,18

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Massive cabbages and huge sunflowers were on display at the weekend, as green-fingered villagers showcased the fruits of their labour at a horticultural show.

Wally Rice with his giant pumpkin
Banwell Gardening Club show at the village hall
08,9,18Wally Rice with his giant pumpkin Banwell Gardening Club show at the village hall 08,9,18

Banwell Gardening Club hosted its horticultural show at the village hall on Saturday, with dozens of high-quality exhibits on display.

Chairman Tom Couch said: “After the summer we had I was not expecting a lot but how wrong one can be, it was one of the best shows for vegetables we have had for ages.

“The standard of the veg was outstanding. Barry Taylor had a large cabbage you could not get two arms around, and the tallest sunflower was more 200cm.”

Mr Couch paid tribute to the efforts of show secretary Lyn Ralph and her helpers, and thanked villagers for supporting the event.

Hilary Bibb got 3 cups including one for her gladioli
Banwell Gardening Club show at the village hall
08,9,18Hilary Bibb got 3 cups including one for her gladioli Banwell Gardening Club show at the village hall 08,9,18

Sonia Mitchell won 2 cups
Banwell Gardening Club show at the village hall
08,9,18Sonia Mitchell won 2 cups Banwell Gardening Club show at the village hall 08,9,18

Jade Longnoor who won 4 cips including for her awards winning lemon drizzle cake
Banwell Gardening Club show at the village hall
08,9,18Jade Longnoor who won 4 cips including for her awards winning lemon drizzle cake Banwell Gardening Club show at the village hall 08,9,18

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