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Green-fingered stars celebrated in Blackburn's first ‘Garden Oscars’
12:16pm Tuesday 28th August 2012 in News
THE stars of the Galligreaves estate in Blackburn came out as Twin Valley Homes hosted its first Garden Oscars.
Blackburn with Darwen’s largest social landlord held a competition to find the best garden and best hanging basket/planter and the competition was close run thing.
The judging was carried out by Jason Harrison and Pippa Lishman from Twin Valley Homes as well as Coun Carol Walsh. The winners were Eileen Johnson (first in best garden) and Harry Smith (first in best hanging basket/planter).
The runners-up were Don Singleton (second in best garden), Peter Lord (third in best garden), and Brian Wignall (second in best hanging basket/planter). Eileen Johnson also took third in best hanging basket/planter.
Presentations took place at St Phillip’s and St Luke’s Church Hall where all entrants and competition winners were awarded certificates and prizes, as well as a celebratory buffet.
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