Austin’s sunflower a record-breaker
A COMPETITION has crowned Amersham’s tallest sunflower, which broke all previous records.
Austin Baker won Amersham in Bloom’s children’s sunflower competition with his 316cm flower.
The sunflower in second place belonged to Mete Haldan of Whielden Street, which measured 306cm, while Woodlands Day Nursery claimed third place with a sunflower measuring 267cm.
Organiser Steve Catanach said: “Gardening is a healthy and inexpensive way for children to learn and have fun at home.
“There’s something magical about gardening and kids love seeing a tiny seed turn into something so huge.”
The competition was sponsored by the Rotary Club of Amersham.
TALL ORDER: Austin Baker was the winner of the Amersham In Bloom’s sunflower competition