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Annual Gardens Competition Results 7 Aug 2023 The results of the annual gardens competition, Judged by Lynda Palmer of Clifton-upon-Dunsmore.

Gardens and Containers as viewed from the public highway on a mystery summer.

The Judge, Lynda Palmer of Clifton- On-Dunsmore, comments on the gardens on display, the pretty planting schemes, and how well maintained they were despite the unusual weather conditions.


The following were awarded;


Gardens Awards

1st Place - 65 High Street, Optimum use of the shaded spot with a wonderful pink rose and herbaceous plants

2nd Pace - 35 Church Road. The topiary is excellent and must be pleasing all year round and provides a wonderful structure

3rd Place - South Lea Alottment - A very productive garden with many vegetables an inspiration to anyone interested in growing their own.

Highly Recommended - 92 High Street, 84 Church Road, Willoughby Cottage, Marina Cottage, Brindley Quays, and 62 High Street


Old Plough Trophy for Baskets and Containers

1st Place - 19 Brindley Quays, Large and Beautiful hanging baskets

2nd place - 6 Sanders Close, Groups of containers including tomato plant making good use of available space

3rd Place - 26 Eastfields , a very attractive display of petunias and lobelias

Highly Recommended - 5 Countryside, 20 Mill Close, and Marina Cottage 24 Cross Lane.


Millenium Cup - Business on The Green or High Street with the best Floral Display

Winner - Community Cafe

Runner up - Daventry Hygiene and Disposables


Dennetts Cup - Awarded to best floral display for a business elsewhere in the village


Winner - Braunston Marina Shop, Brindley Quays

Runner Up - The Admiral Nelson at Lock 3

Highly Commended - Tradeline Ropes and Fenders, and Union Canal Carriers


There was also a special mention to gardeners improving community areas including Braunston Primary School, Braunston Brownies, 2nd Braunston Cub Scouts.


Congratulations to all the prize winners, trophies and awards will be presented at the Braunston Show Saturday 2nd September 2023 at 4.30pm

Thank you to everyone making Braunston a brighter place.