On your marks, set - grow!
Press Release Date: 27 April 2012
It's time to get sowing, growing, baking and making if you want to enter the prestigious and ever-popular Tameside Horticultural Show which takes place at Stalybridge Civic Hall on the weekend of 1 and 2 September.
“Floral” categories for this year’s competition include: begonias, carnations and pinks, chrysanthemums, dahlias, floral art, general cut flowers, gladioli, horticultural produce and pot plants.
In terms of crafts, there will be art, baking, handicrafts, preserves, photography and sugar-craft skills. The classes also have sections for youngsters aged 16 and under.
Cllr Jackie Lane, who heads Tameside’s In Bloom project, said: “The horticultural show gets more popular by the year. Last time there were 25 per cent more entries than in 2010. The judges were extremely impressed by their quality.”
Schedules and entry forms can be collected from the town manager’s office at Stalybridge Civic Hall.
For more information telephone Deborah Kaufmann on 0161 303 8547.