Results from Pitlessie Flower Show

Pitlessie Flower Show (Photograph by Dave Scott)
Pitlessie Flower Show (Photograph by Dave Scott)
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Pitlessie Flower Show, held recently at Wilkie Hall, was a big success, attracting a huge number of entries.

Flower show results:

Trophies

Lily Pearson Cup – most firsts in vegetables, open – E. Low. Best VegetableTrophy – most firsts in vegetables, local – Alex Duff. Top Tray – 1 E. Low, 2 James Lowe, 3 Alex Duff. R. Law Trophy – most firsts in cut flowers, open – Andy Hain. Top Vase – 1 Janette Wilson, 2 Mary Hutchison, 3 Christine Fulton. Duneden Shield – most firsts in cut flowers, local – Mary Hutchison. Trophy – most firsts in dahlias, open – George Reid. Trophy – most firsts in pot plants, open – Robert McConnell. Alexander Family Trophy – most firsts in pot plants, local – Christine Fulton. Hewden Quarry Quaich – most firsts in home baking, open – Heather Henderson. Cairnie Perpetual Cup – most firsts in jam and jellies – Violet Gemmell. Pitlessie Tankard – most firsts in home made wine – Violet Gemmell. Balone Salver – most firsts in handicrafts – Valerie Garland. Garland Quaich – most firsts in floral arrangements – Jacki Gough and Wanda Wheelans. Scotflow Shield – most points up to seven years – Harry Bollingham. Scotflow Shield – most points eight to 12 years – Alana Brand. Brand and Rae Shield – most points 13 to 16 years – Charlotte Bissett. Brand and Rae Trophy – most firsts in junior handicrafts – Chloe Brand. R. Summers Trophy – most firsts in novice section – Barbara-Ann Paterson. Cults Rosebowl – most points in show – Valerie Garland. Cults Lime Quaich – best item made for show – Celine Moyes. 1995 Committee Trophy – best item grown for show – E. Low. Anthony Cochrane Trophy – best kept garden in Pitlessie – Mr and Mrs A. Tasker. Andrew Christine Trophy – best kept garden, runner-up – Mr and Mrs D. Gemmel. Loudon Trophy – best vegetable plot – A. Duff. Trophy – best cottage garden – Mr and Mrs D. Gemmell. Trophy – best flower plot – Joan Longo. Stronvar Shield – best container garden – Moug Family. 2002 Committee Trophy – best collection of tubs and baskets – Mr and Mrs D. Gemmell. R. Summers Trophy – best tub – Mr and Mrs H. Archibald. Mudie Shield – best hanging basket – Mr and Mrs R. Aitken, 3 High Street. Community Council Award – best community tub – Mr and Mrs D. Gemmell, Memorial Benches. Ken Henderson Shield – best kept area of Pitlessie Village – School View.

Prizewinners

Fruit and Vegetables – Open

Four potatoes, white – 1 Alex Cruickshank (Glencarse), 2 William Loudon (Guardbridge), 3 E. Low (Strathkinness); four potatoes, coloured – 1 E. Low, 2 William Loudon, 3 James Lowe (Kelty); nine potatoes, three varieties – 1 Alex Cruickshank, 2 James Lowe, 3 Alex Duff; three onions from sets, flat or round – 1 E. Low, 2 James Lowe, 3 William Loudon; three onions from seed – 1 E. Low, 2 James Lowe, 3 Alex Cruickshank; three red onions – 1 E. Low, 2 Les Wheelans (Cupar), 3 James Lowe; three beetroot – 1 Alex Cruickshank, 2 E. Low, 3 James Lowe; three carrots, long – 1 E. Low, 2 James Lowe; three carrots, stump root – 1 James Lowe, 2 E. Low, 3 Alex Cruickshank; three leeks – E. Low; broad beans, six pods – 1 E. Low, 2 James Lowe, 3 Les Wheelans; french beans, six pods – 1 James Lowe, 2 William Loudon, 3 Les Wheelans; runner beans, six pods – 1 D. and D. Baty (Pattiesmuir), 2 William Loudon, 3 James Lowe; peas, six pods – 1 James Lowe, 2 E. Low, 3 William Loudon; six shallots, red – 1 E. Low, 2 James Lowe, 3 Les Wheelans; six shallots, yellow – 1 James Lowe, 2 E. Low, 3 Alex Duff; six shallots, aran – 1 James Lowe, 2 Alex Cruickshanks, 3 William Loudon; mini collection, one each of three different vegetables – 1 E. Low, 2 James Lowe, 3 William Loudon.

Top Tray – Open

Top tray – 1 E. Low, 2 James Lowe, 3 Alex Duff.

Fruit and Vegetables – Local

Four potatoes, white – 1 Alex Duff, 2 Janette Wilson, 3 Gordon Reid; four potatoes, coloured – 1 Alex Duff, 2 Thomas Moug, 3 A. Burgess (Ramornie Mill); three red onions – 1 Alex Duff, 2 A. Burgess, 3 Scott Ramsey; three onions from sets, flat or round – 1 Alex Duff, 2 Thomas Moug, 3 Scott Ramsey; six shallots – 1 Thomas Moug, 2 Alex Duff; four tomatoes – 1 Janette Wilson, 2 Thomas Moug, 3 Gordon Reid; rhubarb, four sticks for quality – 1 Alex Duff, 2 Rosemary Lee (Crawford Priory); three beetroot – 1 Alex Duff, 2 Thomas Moug, 3 Janette Wilson; three carrots, any variety – 1 Thomas Moug, 2 Alex Duff, 3 A. Burgess; three leeks – Alex Duff; broad beans, six pods – 1 Alex Duff, 2 Thomas Moug, 3 Rosemary Lee; french beans, six pods – 1 Alex Duff, 2 Thomas Moug, 3 A. Burgess; runner beans, six pods – Alex Duff; peas, six pods – 1 1 Thomas Moug, 2 Alex Duff, 3 A. Burgess; three courgettes – Robert Frew; any other vegetable – 1 Dot Gallagher, 2 Robert Frew, 3 Kirtsy Miller (Cults Mill); two apples, any variety – 1 Jacki Gough, 2 Gordon Reid; any other fruit – Rosemary Lee.

Cut Flowers – Open

Three HT roses, three distinct varieties – Andy Hain (Cupar Muir); HT rose, one bloom – 1 Andy Hain, 2 Alan Clark; african marigolds, six blooms – Andy Hain; french marigolds, six blooms on a board – 1 Andy Hain, 2 Alan Clark; annuals, six stems, one variety or mixed - Andy Hain; herbaceous, four stems, one variety – 1 Wanda Wheelans (Cupar), 2 Andy Hain; one single gladiola – 1 A. Tasker, 2 Andy Hain; sweet peas, nine stems, one variety or mixed – Andy Hain.

Top Vase Competition – 1 Janette Wilson, 2 Mary Hutchison (Cults Mill), 3 Christine Fulton.

Dahlia – Open

Five dahlias, miniature – 1 Ian Turner (Grangemouth), 2 George Reid (Milnathort), 3 Alistair Barnard (Glenrothes); three dahlias, medium – 1 Tom Dunn (Mount Vernon, Glasgow), 2 Rab Ritchie (Kettlebridge), 3 Alex Cruickshank (Glencarse); three dahlias, small – 1 Alistair Barnard, 2 Winnie Dunn (Mount Vernon, Glasgow), 3 Rab Ritchie; five dahlias, any one variety – 1 George Reid (Milnathort), 2 Rab Ritchie, 3 Sean Turner (Grangemouth); five dahlias, pom pom – 1 George Reid (Milnathort), 2 Winnie Dunn, 3 Alex Cruickshank; one dahlia, giant or large – 1 Alistair Barnard, 2 D. and D. Baty (Pattiesmuir); three vases of dahlias – 1 George Reid (Milnathort), 2 Sean Turner, 3 Jordan Turner (Grangemouth).

Cut Flower – Local

Three HT roses – 1 Mary Hutchison (Cults Mill), 2 Lady Cochrane (Crawford Priory); rose, one bloom any variety – 1 Joan Longo, 2 Mary Hutchison, 3 Lady Cochrane; floribunds rose, one spray – 1 Christine Fulton, 2 Jacki Gough, 3 Lady Cochrane; lilies, three stems – Mary Hutchison; scotch marigolds, six blooms – 1 Mary Hutchison, 2 Sandra Husband, 3 Scott Ramsay; french marigolds, six blooms on a board – Christine Fulton; annuals, four stems, one variety or mixed – 1 Sandra Husband, 2 Robert Frew, 3 Mary Hutchison; herbaceous phlox, three stems – 1 Valerie Garland, 2 Mary Hutchison, 3 Aileen Smith (Prestfield); herbaceous, four stems, one variety – 1 Mary Hutchison, 2 Jacki Gough, 3 Lady Cochrane; dahlias, five stems, one variety or mixed – Mary Hutchison; sweet peas, six stems, one variety or mixed – 1 Mary Hutchison, 2 Scott Ramsey; six fuchsia heads on a board – 1 Christine Fulton, 2 Sandra Husband, 3 Mary Hutchison; flowering or berried shrub, three stems – 1 Christine Fulton, 2 Valerie Garland, 3 Mary Hutchison.

Pot Plant – Local

One geranium plant – 1 Christine Fulton, 2 Sandra Husband, 3 Valerie Garland; one foliage plant – 1 Janette Wilson, 2 Mary Hutchison; one fuchsia – 1 Christine Fulton, 2 Janette Wilson, 3 Rosemary Smith (Priestfield); one cactus or succulent – 1 Alan Clark, 2 Sheila Paterson; any other pot plant – 1 Janette Wilson, 2 Marion Brough; pot lobelia, 5” pot max – Christine Fulton.

Pot Plant – Open

One coleus – 1 Robert McConnell (Kingskettle), 2 George Reid (Balmullo), 3 A. N. Weepers (Leven); one geranium – 1 A. N. Weepers, 2 George Reid, 3 Richard Bryson (Dalgety Bay); one fuchsia – 1 J. S. Birrell (Colinsburgh), 2 Robert McConnell, 3 William Loudon (Guardbridge); one tuberous begonia – 1 Robert McConnell, 2 Andy Hain (Cupar Muir), 3 George Reid (Balmullo); one foliage plant – 1 Robert McConnell, 2 Richard Bryson, 3 George Reid; one cactus or succulent – 1 A. N. Weepers, 2 Robert McConnell, 3 Sheila Paterson.

Home Baking

Fruit loaf – 1 Janette Wilson, 2 Mary Hutchison (Cults Mill), 3 Heather Henderson; gingerbread – 1 Mary Hutchison, 2 Rowena Logie, 3 Heather Henderson; madeira cake – 1 Rosemary Lee, 2 Heather Henderson, 3 Valerie Garland; carrot cake, iced – 1 Valerie Garland, 2 Heather Henderson, 3 Rosemary Lee (Crawford Priory); apple dessert – 1 Heather Henderson, 2 Valerie Garland; chocolate cake, iced – 1 Anne-Marie Marshall, 2 Rosemary Lee, 3 Valerie Garland; three meringue shells – 1 Heather Henderson, 2 Valerie Garland, 3 Mary Hutchison; three empire biscuits – 1 Valerie Garland, 2 Janette Wilson, 3 Heather Henderson; three cup cakes – 1 Mary Hutchison, 2 Katie Smith (Pitlessie Mill), 3 Anne Marie Marshall; clootie dumpling – 1 Heather Henderson, 2 Mary Hutchison; three cheese scones – 1 Heather Henderson, 2 Mary Hutchison, 3 Joan Galloway (Lower Bunzion); three pieces of flapjack – 1 Rosemary Lee, 2 Mary Hutchison, 3 Katie Smith; industrial quiche – 1 Heather Henderson, 2 Gary Moyes; three pieces of rocky road – 1 Heather Henderson, 2 Valerie Garland, 3 Jacki Gough; two macaroon bars – 1 Valerie Garland, 2 Robert McConnell (Kingskettle).

Jam and Jelly

One jar chutney – 1 Gary Moyes, 2 Violet Gemmell, 3 Valerie Garland; one jar rhubarb jam – 1 Valerie Garland, 2 Mary Hutchison (Cults Mill), 3 Kirsty Miller (Cults Mill); one jar blackcurrant jam or jelly – 1 Violet Gemmell, 2 Mary Hutchison; one jar raspberry jam – 1 Valerie Garland, 2 Violet Gemmell, 3 Heather Henderson; one jar own choice curd – 1 Rowena Logie, 2 Violet Gemmell, 3 Heather Henderson; one jar strawberry jam – 1 Kevin Bollingham, 2 Valerie Garland, 3 Violet Gemmell; one jar marmalade – 1 Heather Henderson, 2 Kirsty Miller, 3 Mary Hutchison; one jar own choice jam, jelly or preserve – 1 Violet Gemmell, 2 Valerie Garland, 3 Lorna Norton.

Wines – Homemade

One bottle of gin based liqueur – 1 Valerie Garland, 2 Violet Gemmell, 3 Jacki Gough; one bottle of voda based liqueur – 1 Violet Gemmell, 2 Jacki Gough, 3 Dot Gallagher; one bottle any other liqueur – 1 Kevin Bollingham, 2 Violet Gemmell.

Handicraft

`Fish & Chip’ baby top and hat – 1 Elizabeth Henderson, 2 Isabel Bryson (Dalgety Bay), 3 Heather Henderson; crochet article – Kirsty Duff; wedding anniversary card – Valerie Garland; bookmark, any craft – 1 Valerie Garland, 2 Alison Brand, 3 Heather Henderson; article in cross stitch – 1 Alison Brand, 2 Margaret Tasker, 3 Kirsty Duff; piece of jewellery, any craft – 1 Celine Moyes, 2 Kirsty Duff, 3 Alison Brand; quilted article – 1 Heather Henderson, 2 Elspeth Bowes; pin cushion, any craft – 1 Valerie Garland, 2 Christine Fulton, 3 Alison Brand; knitted scarf – 1 Celine Moyes, 2 Heather Henderson, 3 Valerie Garland; painted glass article – Valerie Garland; picture, hand drawn or painted – 1 Christine Fulton, 2 Jacki Gough, 3 Scott Ramsey; framed photograph relating to transport – 1 Richard Norton, 2 Valerie Garland, 3 Karen Garland; any article not in schedule – 1 Heather Henderson, 2 Alison Brand, 3 Alex Smith.

Floral Arrangement

Jug of garden flowers – 1 Jacki Gough, 2 Kirsty Miller, 3 Joan Longo; modern arrangement using three blooms – 1 Jacki Gough, 2 Wanda Wheelans (Cupar); arrangement using fresh foliage only – 1 Wanda Wheelans, 2 Kirsty Miller; arrangement in a teacup – 1 Wanda Wheelans, 2 Jacki Gough, 3 Kirsty Miller.

Junior – Up to Seven Years

Edible necklace – Harry Bollingham; monster made from vegetables – 1 Rosemary Smith, 2 Harry Bollingham, 3 Annie Prentice; three decorated biscuits – Harry Bollingham; self portrait – 1 Harry Bollingham, 2 Rosemary Smith, 3 Annie Prentice; birthday card – 1 Rosemary Smith, 2 Harry Bollingham, 3 Anastasia Frew; vase of wild flowers or grasses – 1 Annie Prentice, 2 Katie Prentice, 3 Rosemary Smith; collage of a tree, max A4 paper – 1 Harry Bollingham, 2 Rosemary Smith, 3 Murray Wallace. (eight to 12 years) - miniature garden – 1 Barbara-Ann Paterson, 2 Douglas Norton, 3 Bethan Norton; edible necklace – 1 Alana Brand, 2 Chloe Brand, 3 Cerys-Rose Bollingham; monster made from vegetables – 1 Cerys-Rose Bollingham, 2 Xander Brand, 3 Chloe Brand; four pieces of traybake – 1 Alana Brand, 2 Xander Brand, 3 Douglas Norton; hand drawn or painted picture of a sporting event – 1 Chloe Brand, 2 Douglas Norton, 3 Xander Brand; birthday card – 1 Bethan Norton, 2 Chloe Brand, 3 Alana Brand; vase of wild flowers and grasses – 1 Barbara-Ann Paterson, 2 Douglas Norton, 3 Cerys-Rose Bollingham; collage of an animal, max A4 – 1 Alana Brand, 2 Cerys-Rose Bollingham, 3 Chloe Brand. (13 to 16 years) - birthday card – Charlotte Bissett.

Handicraft – 17 Years and Under

Article made from recycled materials – 1 Chloe Brand, 2 Alana Brand, 3= Xander Brand and Bethan Norton; soft toy, any craft – 1 Alana Brand, 2 Chloe Brand, 3= Xander Brand and Bethan Norton; home made piggy bank, any craft – 1 Chloe Brand, 2 Douglas Norton; piece of jewellery, handmade – 1 Chloe Brand, 2 Cerys-Rose Bollingham, 3 Bethan Norton; a finger print picture – 1 Chloe Brand, 2 Alana Brand, 3 Bethan Norton; place mat, any craft – 1 Alana Brand, 2 Bethan Norton, 3 Xander Brand.

Novice – 10+ over - three carrots, stump rooted – Chloe Brand; one vase of garden flowers – 1 Barbara-Ann Paterson, 2 Chloe Brand, 3 Bethan Norton; pot plant – Barbara-Ann Paterson; four cup cakes – 1 Barbara-Ann Paterson, 2 Chloe Brand, 3 Bethan Norton; four pieces of tray bake – 1 Barbara-Ann Paterson, 2 Bethan Norton, 3 Charlotte Bissett; three plain oven scones – 1 Chloe Brand, 2 Bethan Norton.

Top Tray Competition – Local

Mini collection – 1 Thomas Moug, 2 Alex Duff.