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Created on 27/09/2016 @ 12:07
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Council tenants across Montgomeryshire have won prizes thanks to their green fingered talents.

Powys County Council’s annual garden competition continues to attract high calibre entries and this year was no exception. Judging took place in July.

The Powys prizes were awarded to Mr and Mrs J. Ford, Maes-Y-Ffynnon, Brecon for the Best Kept Garden and Mr and Mrs P. Matthews, The Gardens, Kerry for the Best Kept Senior Citizen Garden prize.

Y Berllan, Llangedwyn won the Best Kept Estate in Powys and Castle Estate in Clyro picked up the Best Kept Senior Citizens Estate prize.

Mr W.R.G. Morgan of Pengeulan, Llanidloes won the Best Kept Vegetable Garden in Powys while the Best Hanging Basket or Containers in Powys went to Mrs M.J. Marpole of Green Gardens, Rhayader.

Montgomeryshire winners:

Best Kept Garden: Mr J.G. Edwards, Ffordd Croesawdy, Newtown (Montgomeryshire).

Best Kept Senior Citizens Garden: Mr and Mrs P. Matthews, The Gardens, Kerry (Montgomeryshire).

Best Kept Estate: Y Berllan, Llangedwyn.

Best Kept Senior Citizens Estate: Brynteg, Bettws (Montgomeryshire).

Best Vegetable Garden: Mr W.R.G. Morgan, Penguelan, Llanidloes (Montgomeryshire).

Best Hanging Basket or Containers: Mrs D. Jones, Hafan Deg, Llanfair Caereinion (Montgomeryshire).

Most Bee Friendly Garden: Mrs G. Avery, Bryncelyn, Llansilin (Montgomeryshire).

Cllr Rosemarie Harris, Cabinet Member for Housing Services, said: “I would like to congratulate all those who have won prizes but also thank all those who put nominations forward and helped made this year’s competition a great success.

“Judging this year was extremely difficult because of the high quality of the gardens. A lot of tenants have worked hard on their gardens and this year’s competition has recognised their achievements.”

PICTURE: Garden competition winners from Montgomeryshire. Also pictured is Cllr Kath Roberts-Jones, Chairman of Montgomeryshire.


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