Ellon Flower Show make final preparations

Trophy winners of the Ellon Flower Show 2013
Trophy winners of the Ellon Flower Show 2013

Ellon and District Gardening Club are making the final preparations to this year’s 31st Ellon Flower Show, which takes place on Saturday, August 16 at Victoria Hall.

The open show which has no confined classes opens to the public at 12noon and will be officially opened by Mrs McGregor, Loch-hills Plant centre at 2pm followed by the trophy presentation. At 3pm the raffle will be drawn and the event will start clearing at 3.30pm. Entry times: 6-8.30pm tomorrow (Friday) and 7-8.45am on the morning of the event.

Show organiser, Gillian Forrest, said ‘it really is head down and get on with the job’ before going on to thank everyone involved in helping to keep the show running.

The show allows access for people in wheelchairs or who are otherwise disadvantaged from 10.30am. One carer will be allowed in with each guest.

Catalogues are still available from the Library, Costcutters, JRD’s, both flower shops in Ellon or by calling on 01358 720274. Organisers wish to thank sponsors including Mr and Mrs S Burnett, Ellon Royal British Legion, J&K Shoes, Loch-hills Plant Centre, Taylor Design, The Tolbooth, Wiltshire Farm Foods, Ythan Bakery and Aberdeenshire Community Development Department.