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Lake Region Garden Club takes top honors at horticulture show

The Lake Region Garden Club of Detroit Lakes recently took top honors at the 11th District Horticulture Show, held in Perham on Thursday, Aug. 7.

Eight club members submitted 145 entries and earned 594 points to capture the event’s traveling trophy for 2014.

Club members exhibiting at the show were Tom Reiffenberger, Betty Smith, Audrey Tovson, Mary Sundby, Sue Sonnenberg, Jane Foltz, Janis Schram and Lori Bachmann.

All received grand champion, reserved champion or “best” awards.

Reiffenberger was high point exhibitor, earning 135 points.

Besides Detroit Lakes, other participating clubs included Perham (Lady Slipper), Ada, Lake Park and Mahnomen.

A total of 40 exhibitors submitted 394 entries.