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Green-fingered Aberdonians scoop prizes in city gardening contest

Aberdeen in Bloom Awards.
Aberdeen in Bloom Awards.

The winners of the Aberdeen in Bloom garden competition have been announced.

Lord Provost Barney Crockett presented awards to green-fingered residents across the city at a ceremony in the Beach Ballroom.

Winners of the best garden displays were Leslie and Mabel Yuill, John Innes and Terence Stott.

The best area display was won by Clan House, which was tended by Moira Cameron, Dunbennan Road by George Penny and 19 Belmont Road by Alastair Gammack.

Maureen Wright won the prize for having the most wildlife-friendly garden and Scott Robertson scooped up best city allotment.

Airyhall Primary School won best school garden and the best new entrant award went to Diane Munro.

Mr Crockett said: “We all can make a difference as individuals, schools, community groups or businesses to help with our city’s enviable reputation for excelling in Scottish and UK-wide bloom competitions over the decades.

“The winners all have blooming outstanding gardens and green areas and I congratulate them on their success.”

 

 

 

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