Our budding gardeners

The head teacher of Estfeld Primary School at Tickhill has been invited to officially open the 24th annual Tickhill Horticultural Show on Saturday, September 10 at 2pm.

Diane Risley is in charge of the Common Lane school which has formed its own flourishing gardening club.

Pupils from the school will no doubt be among the boys and girls entering the Budding Gardeners competition that will once again form part of the popular show.

The big event is being staged in the Methodist Church Hall on Northgate and it will feature a host a classes for vegetables, flowers, fruit and plants along with categories for home baking and preserves, adult and children’s artwork, needlework and photography.

Trophies will be presented to winners at 4pm.