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City’s best gardens open for your delight

Friday, 14th September, 2018

Judy Farquharson in her prize-winning garden. PICTURE: Emily Ferguson Judy Farquharson in her prize-winning garden. PICTURE: Emily Ferguson

The winners of the Silver City Garden Club 2018 Garden Competition were announced this week and Judy Farquharson did bloomin’ well.

Judy came first in the best entertainment area category, second in best front garden (large) and second in best senior citizen home garden. 

On Sunday she will be opening her garden at 317 Knox Street to visitors between 2pm and 4pm. 

Also on Sunday, Peter Hulbert, winner of the best senior citizen home garden, will hold an open day all afternoon at his home at 70 Wills Lane, as will Peter and Diane Clarke of 42 Brooks Street who will open their garden at 1pm. The couple who won best large front garden.

Tomorrow Mr Hulbert and the Clarkes will have their garden open for inspection all day, and Jane and Larry Angell, 228 Duff Street, who came second in best modern low maintenance garden and third in best large back garden, will have theirs on show from 1pm - 3pm.

Shorty O’Neil Village (winner of best community garden) and Helen Murray, Umberumberka Creek Road (winner best spring flowers) will also be open tomorrow. 

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