Borders group shows ­flower power

Border Flower Club had a busy year with success at this year’s area show on November 1 & 2 in Perth.

Three club members were amongst the prize winners – Elizabeth Forster first in Class 9 ‘Lovers of the World’, Marion Hamilton second in Class 11 ‘Whatever the Weather’ and third in Class 8 ‘Two’s Company’, with Margaret Plummer highly commended in Class 10 ‘Nostalgia’.

Elizabeth Forster was part of the Scottish Area of Flower Arrangement Societies’ Chelsea team who gained a gold medal for ‘Far Beneath the Sea Blooms’ this year at Chelsea Flower Show.

Border Flower Club’s Christmas demonstration is being held in the Corn Exchange, Melrose, on December 4, at 7.30pm. Elizabeth will be the demonstrator for the evening and her title is Christmas Sparkle. Visitors welcome.