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Your day to visit the 2018 Gibraltar Flower Show at JMH

Your day to visit the 2018 Gibraltar Flower Show at JMH

The Gibraltar Flower Show winners will be announced today at a prize giving ceremony.

Spring Flower Show  25-04-2018  (Photo John Bugeja) organised by the Gibraltar Horticultural Society at the JMH

Spring Flower Show 25-04-2018 (Photo John Bugeja) organised by the Gibraltar Horticultural Society at the JMH

The annual event takes place at the John Mackintosh Hall this year where an array of beautiful flowers in bloom can be seen. The show is being judged by James Attwood, the proprietor of Creative Gardens, who told the Chronicle what he looks out for when judging flowers.

Spring Flower Show  25-04-2018  (Photo John Bugeja) organised by the Gibraltar Horticultural Society at the JMH

Spring Flower Show 25-04-2018 (Photo John Bugeja) organised by the Gibraltar Horticultural Society at the JMH

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The Gibraltar Flower Show saw 115 adult entries this year for the annual competition.

Spring Flower Show  25-04-2018  (Photo John Bugeja) organised by the Gibraltar Horticultural Society at the JMH

Spring Flower Show 25-04-2018 (Photo John Bugeja) organised by the Gibraltar Horticultural Society at the JMH

The entries include home grown flowers and flower arrangement displays in a two room show at the John Mackintosh Hall.

Spring Flower Show  25-04-2018  (Photo John Bugeja) organised by the Gibraltar Horticultural Society at the JMH

Spring Flower Show 25-04-2018 (Photo John Bugeja) organised by the Gibraltar Horticultural Society at the JMH

The show is an opportunity for local gardeners to get creative from the smallest miniature plants that fit within a tiny teacup to larger displays featuring a pineapple arranged like a bird.

Spring Flower Show  25-04-2018  (Photo John Bugeja) organised by the Gibraltar Horticultural Society at the JMH

Spring Flower Show 25-04-2018 (Photo John Bugeja) organised by the Gibraltar Horticultural Society at the JMH

The event also has a junior section that forms part of a gardening “campaign” that aims to ignite the joys of gardening and flowers in the younger generations.

Spring Flower Show  25-04-2018  (Photo John Bugeja) organised by the Gibraltar Horticultural Society at the JMH

Spring Flower Show 25-04-2018 (Photo John Bugeja) organised by the Gibraltar Horticultural Society at the JMH

The junior section includes 23 entries from local schools and organisations.

Spring Flower Show  25-04-2018  (Photo John Bugeja) organised by the Gibraltar Horticultural Society at the JMH

Spring Flower Show 25-04-2018 (Photo John Bugeja) organised by the Gibraltar Horticultural Society at the JMH

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