The first Tree of the Month competition is on 18th January.
This year should be as close as last year. The novice class ihas been very close for the last two years.
The tree of the month in both classes had five entries.
In the Advanced first was Ade with a lovely Larch. Scond was Anthony with a nice Pine. In the Novice first was Barry with his White Pine and second was Nick with his Elm.
The February results are in advanced first Geoff with an Apricot second Ade with a Pine and third Trev with a Box.
in the novice first Nick with an Elm, second Dave with a Cotoneaster.
The March competition was a good one.
In the Advanced with five entries Geoff was first with a nice Prunus mume
joint second Ade with a Forsythia and Tony Moore with a Japanese Cherry.
In the Novice with seven entries Pat was first with a nice Maple second was Nick with a Cherry and joint third was Dave Julian and Barry.
The April Advanced was won by Trev with his Hawthorn and joint second was Geoff with his White Beech and Ian.with his White Pine. There were five entries.
In the novice five entries with Nick first with his Hornbeam and Pat scond with a Crab Apple in full flower.
The competition this month had four entries in the advanced with Geoff and Ian tied.
In the novice Dave was first and Barry second.
The June advancd was won by Tony Moore second Ian Duff
in the Novice joint first Barry and Michael Parkin
In the Advanced there was a three way tie between Ian Ade and Geoff. In the Novice Barry was first and Pat second.
The August Tree of the Month advanced was a tie between Geoff and Tony
In the Novice the clear winner was Barry.
There was no competition in September so the October competition is the penultimate one.
Advanced was first Ian Duff second Tony Moore
Novice first Barry Hills second Sonia.
The Advanced was a joint first Ian Duff and Geoff Hobson
Novice was first Rob Derrick seond joint Pat Pocock and Barry Hills.