Organiser thanks autumn show participants

Picture: Keith Woodland
Picture: Keith Woodland

THE organiser of an annual horticultural show has thanked those who took part in the event this year – as well as praising those who supported it from behind the scenes.

The Lee-on-the-Solent Horticultural Society held its Autumn Show on Saturday, September 8 at the Lee Community Centre in Twyford Drive.

Hundreds of exhibits were entered into the event, with trophies being presented to the winners by the mayor of Gosport, Cllr Diane Furlong.

Ray Harding from the Lee-on-the-Solent Horticultural Society said: ‘The LHS Autumn  Show held at the Lee Community Centre, Lee-on-the-Solent had 31 exhibitors who entered 179 exhibits.

‘The judges’ feedback comments were very positive and they all agreed that the exhibits were of a very good standard.

‘The afternoon was well supported, and many thanks to all the members and local businesses, Phils Sausages, Neil Griffiths the Butchers, Lee Florist, All Seasons Greengrocer,  Boots S K Services,and White Dog Gallery who donated raffle prizes.

‘The show was very successful due to the hard work of society members working behind the scenes.

‘Congratulations to all who entered and to the trophy winners who were presented with their trophies by the mayor of Gosport.’

The next event in Lee-on-the-Solent will be the Spring Show in 2019.