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The Star: February 15, 2018

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22 Thursday February 15 2018 Latest Christchurch news at www.star.kiwi The Star Gardening Chch’s gardens – the best of the best THE Christchurch Beautifying Association’s summer garden competition results for 2018. CBA Trophy (continuing Standard) – John Rhind, 19 London St, Richmond, 1; Commodore Hotel, Memorial Ave, Burnside, 2. Home gardens: Ruske Cup (premier garden) – Jenny and Jim Clifford, 33 Euphrasie Drive, Aidanfield. H M Taylor Cup (first time entry) – Gail and Richard Eddy, 5a Ludecke Pl, Sockburn, 1; Gaynor Howart, 12 Penwood St, Avonhead, 2; Raymond Hanley, 19 Leverett Pl, North New Brighton, 3. Herbert Cup (up to 18m frontage) – Todd and Sarah Schumacher, 12 Tirangi St, Hei Hei, 1; Ursula Schmidtke, 25 Molesworth Pl, Cashmere, 2; Ann Offwood, 18 Watermill Boulevard, Northwood, 3. Certificate of Merit – J Neilson, 14 Cardinal Drive, Hillmorton. Sladen Cup (over 18m frontage) – Jenny and Jim Clifford, 33 Euphrasie Drive, 1; Brian and Janet Lovelock, 32 Applefield Court, Styx Mill, 2; Mr Mrs McKay, 158 Main Rd, Redcliffs, 3. Certificate of Merit – G and M Schumacher. Howman Cup (flats and townhouses) – Lyn Smith, 112a Philpotts Rd, Mairehau, 1; Di Chappell, 9b Rydal St, 2; Alex Wilson, 5/19 Aberfoyle Pl, Parklands, 3. Harry Tillman Cup (New homes under five years) – Tom and Ann Reed, 42 Bickerton St, Wainoni, 1; Peter Lawrence, 3 Watermill Boulevard, Northwood, 2; Alan and Margaret Shears, 49 Richmond Ave, Halswell, 3. CBA Secret Garden Cup (secret garden) – David and Jeanette Hodgeson, 256 Yaldhurst Rd, Avonhead, 1; Ray and Carrol Skinner, 26 Applefield Court, Northwood and Paulette Smaill, 9 Bennett St, St Albans, 2=; Peter Lawrence, 3 Watermill Boulevard, Northwood, 3. Certificates of Merit – Doug George, Penruddock Rise, Westmorland; Daphne and Neville Wilson, 186 Whincops Rd, Halswell; Alan Sheers, 44 Richmond Ave, Halswell; Geoff Teehan, 1 Durrell Ave, Halswell; Des Bartlett, 214 Hendersons Rd, Hoon Hay; Di Chappell, 9b Rydal St, Hoon Hay; Warren Green, 30 Bewdley St, Spreydon; Barbara and Wayne Stevenson, 39 Corsair Drive, Wigram; Peter Gooding, 14/75 Roydvale Ave, Russley; Jackie Gavin, 14a Bennett St, St Albans; Croydon Thomas, 3 Larnach St, Waimairi Beach; Hilda Martin, 3 Cephas Close, Riccarton; Eden Kendall, 667/6 Worcester St, Linwood. CBA Trophy Continuing Standard (previous winners of home garden class) – F Ralfe, 3/350 Selwyn St, Addington, 1; Croydon Thomas, 3 Larnach St, Waimairi Beach, 2; Ron and Glyn Andrew, 23 Molesworth Pl, Cashmere. Commercial gardens: Premier Award – A A Lawrence Memorial Trophy – Diana Isaac Retirement Village, 1 Lady Diana Way, Mairehau. Watling Cup (over 82.5m) – Foodstuffs SI Ltd, 167 Main North Rd, Papanui, 1; Couplands Bakery, 140 Buchanans Rd, Hornby, 2; TE Connectivity, 14 Mary Moller Drive, Hillsborough, 3. Wallace Dalley Trophy (up to 82.5m) D A Lewis, 218 Main South Rd, Sockburn, 1. Jefferies Trophy (hotels and motels) – Avon City Motel, 402 Main North Rd, Redwood, 1; Chateau on the Park, cnr Deans Ave and Kilmarnock St, Riccarton, 2. Peter Lawrence Challenge PRISTINE: Jenny and Jim Clifford’s Euphrasie Drive garden was the winner of the Ruske Cup, the premier garden, in the Christchurch Beautifying Association’s summer garden competition. Trophy (rest and retirement homes) – Dianna Isaac Retirement Village, 1 Lady Isaac Way, Mairehau, 1; The Russley Village, 73 Roydvale Ave, Burnside, 2; Alpine View Retirement Village,10 Alpine View, Lane, Burwood, 3. Certificates of Merit – Elmswood Retirement Village. 131 Wairakei Rd, Bryndwr; Essie Summers Retirement Village. 222 Colombo St, Beckenham; Merivale Retirement Village. 60 Browns Rd, Merivale; Anthony Wilding Retirement Village, 5 Corbett Cres, Halswell; Margaret Stoddart Retirement Village, 23 Bartlett St, Riccarton; Golden Age Rest Home, 96 Harewood Rd, Papanui; Ngaio Marsh 95 Grants Rd, Papanui. Riccarton WMC Trophy – Woolston WMC, 13 Hargood St, Woolston. CBA Rosebowl (restricted area) – Styx Mill Country Club, 160 Hussey Rd, Northwood,1. Residential specials: Eliot Sinclair and Partners Cup (outdoor Living) – Peter Lawrence, 3 Watermill Boulevard, Styx Mill, 1. Ron Proctor Memorial Cup (trees and Shrubs) – Jim and Jenny Clifford, 33 Euphrasie Drive, Halswell. Florinid Trophy (best lawn) – Jim and Jenny Clifford, 33 Euphrasie Drive, Halswell. Fitzroy Cup (underground wiring) – Jim and Jenny Clifford, 33 Euphrasie Drive, Halswell. Redwood Trophy (best display of flowers and colour impact) – Peter Lawrence, 3 Watermill Boulevard, Styx Mill. Charlotte Harris Trophy (residential driveway display) – Todd and Sarah Schumacher, 12 Tirangi St, Hei Hei. Walsh Trophy (for best cultivation and maintenance) – Peter Lawrence, 3 Watermill Boulevard, Styx Mill. Gower Trophy (most meritorious feature) – Peter Lawrence, 3 Watermill Boulevard, Styx Mill. McMaster Cup (non-conventional garden of modern style) – Ursula Schmidtke. 25 Molesworth Pl, Cashmere. Dobson Cup (garden that most uplifts their surroundings). Croydon Thomas. 3 Larnach St, North Shore. Hack Cup (serviced by public conveyance) – Margaret and Doug George, 62 Penruddock Drive, Westmorland. Lynnette Briggs Cup (best display of perrenials) – Carol and Ray Skinner, 26 Applefield Court, Northwood. Bring your Business to life! 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