Meeting April 16 2015 Social evening
The North Lancashire Group of the Alpine Garden Society’s April meeting was the Mini Show and Photographic Competition.
A good show bench display of alpine plants was provided by members Tommy Anderson, David Morris, Frank Hoyle and Ken Kitchen and enjoyed by members of the Group.
Ann Kitchen organised the Photographic Competition of digital projected images. Results and winners as follows:-
Class 1: Alpine plant in cultivation
‘Erythronium White Beauty’ - Alan Oatway
Class 2: Alpine plant in the wild
‘Erythronium montantum’ Washington State U.S.A. - Alan Oatway
Class 3: Close up of an alpine plant
‘Lilium duchartrei’ - Alan Oatway
Class 4: Natural History
‘Fritillary Butterfly on Oreogonum caespitosa’ – Alan Oatway
Class 5: Nature’s patterns
‘Spanish Moon Moth’ - Ken Kitchen
Class 6: A mountain landscape
‘Howgills from Arnside’ - Ken Kitchen
Class 7: Favourite alpine flower
‘Sempervivum montanum’ - Frank Hoyle
Best photograph in the competition
‘Howgills from Arnside’ - Ken Kitchen.
Ken kitchen was presented with the Competition Trophy by the Chairman Frank Hoyle.
Group meetings recommence in September 2015.