Gardening show full of characters
GARDENERS were out in force for a village’s autumn show along with the BFG, Hungry Caterpillar and Rapunzel, writes Jo-Anne Rowney.
The children’s book characters were dotted around Seer Green ahead of its autumn show’s scarecrow contest, with the winners announced on Saturday afternoon.
Entries included Dahl- inspired scarecrows, with Matilda, as well as Harry Potter and a few Rapunzels.
The winners dressed their scarecrow as Tom and Mowzer, from The Mousehole Cat.
There were also displays of vegetables and other produce.
One of the organisers, Charlotte Baggins, said: “It went really well. The scarecrows were brilliant.
“Even with the strange season we have had we had a lot of entries, and the hall was bustling and busy all afternoon.”
Seer Green Gardeners, who host the event, tweeted photos of the entries, as well as Lil, who
Highly Commended: Bethany Evans with Rapunzel Isaac and Leo Wilkie with The Very Hungry Caterpillar Caitlin, Jasmine and Zachary Westlake with Matilda Fiona Quinn with Harry Potter
Third Place: Barbara and Tom McCardle with Asterix the Gaul Lou and Andy Charalambou with The BFG Daisy and Thomas Pamington with Rapunzel The Gibson Family with Bill and Ben Lucy and Amy Baddely with Mr Bump
Second Place: Joyce and Chris Baker with The BFG The Spicer Family with Toad of Toad Hall The Moss Court Massive with Pippi Longstocking Kathy Campbell with Caterina the Very Hungry Caterpillar
First Place: The Tilley-Reeves Collective with Tom and Mowzer was abducted before the show from a bench in the village. She is still missing and @ SGGardeners are appealing for her return.
(Clockwise from left) Joice Baker; Eddie Baxter, 10; Michael Leslie
ENTRIES: (Left) Phillip Newton; (above) Charlotte Baggins; (right) Amy Baddeley, six