Local fair winners announced
Several members of the Lewistown Valley Garden Club were awarded prizes during last month's Schuylkill County Fair.
In the Flowering Houseplant category, Mary Bridygham was awarded first place ribbons for a geranium, as well as for a wax begonia/single. Bridygham also took a first (jade plant) and a second place (any other) in the Foliage Potted Houseplant category.
Bridygham was the local big winner, earning additional prizes in the Specimens Flowers Annuals, Perennial, Bulbs-Tubers and Rhizomes categories. She earned a first place for a one stem Tiger Lily and a Sedum; second places for Celosia, Africa Lemon Marigold, Petunia, Pom Pom Zinnias, one stem Fever Few and a one stem Hosta; third places for an Africa Orange Marigold, one bloom large Zinnia, one bloom Butterfly Plant, and Decorative Dahlias, under four inches and from 6 to 8 inches.
Linda Leiby earned a second place ribbon for a one bloom Pom Pom Zinnia and a fourth place for a small one bloom Sunflower.
In the Artistic Arrangement section, Evelyn Adams placed first and Mary Bridygham earned second in the It's a Boy/Girl category. Dinner For Two: Evelyn Adams, first; June Leiby, second and Mary Bridygham, third place. Swag: Judy Kellner, first, Evelyn Adams, second and Mary Bridygham, third. Deer Hunting: Judy Kellner, second; and June Leiby, third place. Just For Kicks: Mary Bridygham, second place. A Sprinkle of Flowers: Mary Bridygham, first, Evelyn Adams, third and June Leiby, honorable mention.