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PICTURES: Crowds turn out to herald spring at flower festival in Ewell
A flower festival with dazzling displays heralded the start of spring as the sun came out on Saturday.
The Herald of Spring at Bourne Hall, in Spring Street, Ewell, celebrated the community’s relationship with spring flowers.
Prizes went to both experienced gardeners and children with green fingers at the day held in association with Ashtead Park Garden Centre.
Bourne Hall curator Jeremy Harte said more than 1,000 people, including lots of families, came to the event.
Mr Harte said: "It went very well. We are extremely grateful to everybody who took part."
He said four girls from Southfield Park Primary School received the most votes from the public for their model garden.
The winning garden by girls from Southfield Park Primary School
The Typical Garden was created by students Ruby Cole, Krystal-Rose Colman, Ciara Sullivan and Jasmine Chaffer.
Epsom and Mayday flower club members Jan Warren, Lucy Merrell, Hazel Mcgregor, Pam Carter and Pam Askew
Lucy Merrell, president of Epsom and Mayday flower club
Thelma Goldsmith, from Friends of Ewell Court Park, with some tulips
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