Sunday, June 2, 2013

Mt. Albert Sports Day on the Horticultural Side

 

 

. Sports Day collage

Yesterday was Sports Day in Mt. Albert, an annual fair day the first weekend in June.  There are rides and baseball games, games and prizes, a petting zoo, lots of good food and on the Horticultural end there is the baking contest and the flower show.  Our Horticulture Society helps out in the main community centre where the baking contest and the flower show are held.  

In the hall you will find beautiful flowers from community members gardens and arrangements of flowers that will be judged and given ribbons.  Money is allotted the winners.  Here I gave you a sample of the things on display.  The kids get involved with flower arrangements with a specific theme and decorated cupcakes.  They were very imaginative.  There was a lot of  good conversation over the plant tables The two crust pie was a bumbleberry pie and baked by moi.   I got a first prize.  A great day all round.

I am joining Mary for Mosaic Monday.  I hope you have a great week.

 

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9 comments:

Pamela Gordon said...

A lovely mosaic and topic Valerie. Congratulations on your red ribbon win for your pie! I bet it's tasty! Enjoy the week ahead. Pam

Lavender Cottage said...

Yay Val! First prize for your pie, and I know first hand how good your crust is. Proud of you girlfriend.
Sounds like a good community event that involves the youth.
Judith

Vee said...

Oh I love bumbleberry pie! Congrats on your win. That's very impressive. I enjoyed seeing all the things that you included in your colorful and artsy mosaic.

ellen b. said...

I'd love a piece of that pie right about now! :) Looks like a fun event!

eileeninmd said...

What a fun time at the fair. The baking and flower show would be the attraction for me. But, I am like a kid when it comes to the petting zoo. Congrats on winning first prize for your pie. Have a happy week ahead.

Snap said...

Congratulations on your prize for your pie! Looks like this was a lot of fun ... something for everyone!

Lisa Gordon said...

Before I even read this, and as wonderful as all of these photos are, it was that pie that first got my attention!

Congratulations, Valerie! It looks so yummy.

Anu Varma said...

Congrats. This is great news.I am hosting a giveaway via Arcadian home on my blog. Do drop by and enter if you like it :) Looking forward to seeing you at My Dream Canvas.

Lorrie said...

Congratulations on the ribbon win for your pie! What a fun day. The flowers and your photos are so colorful. Happy looking.