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Autumn Show 2004 Results

11th September 2004

Last year we held our Autumn Vegetable and Flower Show at Caversham Primary School Hall for the first time.  

It was a great success, with lots of entrants especially in the highly competitive Longest Runner Bean competition, despite the wettest August for a long time.


above: Dahlias

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The results for the 2004 show are as follows

5 tomatoes, R. Fry; 5 potatoes, white, J. McCartney; 5 potatoes, coloured,
J. McCartney; 3 onions, globe, J. McCartney; 3 onions, large, J. McCartney; 3 onions, flat, H. Grimsdale; 9 shallots, over 1" in diameter, J. McCartney; 9 shallots, under 1" in diameter, L. Bradley; Any 4 vegetables, J. McCartney; 3 carrots, J. McCartney; 3 beetroot, Mrs K. Giblin; 2 marrows, L. Bradley; 2 cabbages, Mrs E. Anderson, 6 runner beans, H. Grimsdale; 2 lettuce, J. McCartney; rhubarb, Mrs G Matthews; vase herbs, Ms J. Sawyer; truss green tomatoes, Mrs M. Elliott ; truss cherry tomatoes, L. Bradley; any other vegetable, J. McCartney.

3 Dessert apples,
Mrs M. Elliott; 3 cooking apples, Mrs M. Elliott; 3 pears, Mrs M. Elliott; 5 plums, Mrs M. Elliott; any other fruit, Mrs M. Elliott; 3 kinds of fruit, Mrs M. Elliott.

3 blooms mixed chrysanthemums, R. Goodman; specimen chrysanthemum, R. Goodman; 3 x spray chrysanthemums, Mrs H. Urbanek; 5 pompon dahlias, L. Bradley; 3 mixed dahlias, J. McCartney; 3 dahlias, single variety, J. McCartney; 1 specimen bloom dahlia, Mrs H. Urbanek; 3 x H.T. roses, Mrs E Rae; any other kind of rose,
Mrs M. Elliott;  Vase Michaelmas daisies, Mrs M. Elliott; specimen pelargonium, Mrs H. Urbanek; flowering shrubs, Mrs M. Elliott; vase any other perennials, Mrs M. Elliott; mixed fuchsias, Mrs H. Urbanek ; fuchsia, 1 variety, Mrs H. Urbanek; fuchsia in a pot, Mrs H. Urbanek; foliage pot plant, over 6" pot, Mrs E. Anderson; foliage pot plant, under 6" pot, no 1st prize awarded; flowering pot plant, over 6" pot, Mrs H. Urbanek; flowering pot plant, under 6" pot, Mrs E. Voyle; pelargonium in a pot, Mrs H. Urbanek; cacti or succulent, Mrs H. Urbanek.

"Tapestry", Mrs A. Briggs; "My Garden", Mrs M. Elliott;"Autumn Weather", Mrs. E. Joyce; "Tales from the Riverbank", Mrs E. Joyce; Petite arrangement, Mrs M. Elliott; Miniature arrangement, Mrs A. Briggs.

5 Runner beans, Mrs G. Matthews; 3 onions,
Mrs G. Matthews; any other vegetable, Mrs G. Matthews; 2 x apples, K. Fulbrook; any other fruit, Mrs G. Matthews ; mixed flowers, Mrs L. Nawrockt; 1 kind of flower, Mrs L. Nawrock; vase 3 x HT roses, no 1st prize awarded..

Decorated chocolate sponge, Mrs. H. Urbanek; Fruit flan, Mrs h Urbanek; Shortbread, Mrs V. Piper; Lemon curd, Mr J Rae; Rock cakes, Mrs V. Piper; Cheese Scones, Mrs. E. RaeSoft Fruit jam, Mrs H. Urbanek.

Garden in a half seed tray, Dominic Parkhurst age 7; creature made from vegetables, Mr P Hoyle age 6; decorated egg, no 1st prize awarded ; picture made from pasta shapes, Emily Johnson age 14; coloured picture of favourite flower, Emily Johnson age 14.

Longest runner bean, H. Grimsdale; Heaviest potato, Mrs D. Branch; Bob Turner Challenge Cup,
Mrs M. Elliott; Ted Tiffen Cup, Miss J. Sawyer; Rose Buttonhole, Mrs H. Urbanek.

Colour photograph of Plant in a Pot, Mrs A. Briggs; colour photograph of Flowering Tree, Mrs J. Brown; hand knitted item, Mrs H. Baker ; hand crotcheted item, Mrs H. Urbanek; soft toy, Mrs B. Marshall; Canvas work, Mrs J. Brown; greeting card, Mrs L/ Nawrockt.

Jubilee Shield - most points in vegetables, fruit and flower sections, J. McCartney;

Ford Silver Challenge Cup - most points vegetables, J

Parsons Silver Challenge Cup - most points fruit, Mrs M. Elliott

Society Silver Challenge Cup - most points flowers, Mrs H. Urbanek;

Devon Cup - most points in floral Art Section, Mrs M. Elliott;

Balmore Cup - Most points in novices section, Mrs G. Matthews;

Whiskin Trophy - most points in domestic section, Mrs. H. Urbanek;

McIlroy Cup - best exhibit floral art, Mrs. E Joyce;

Bob Turner Challenge Cup, Mrs M. Elliott;

Ted Tiffen Cup, Miss J. Sawyer;

Reading Festival Cup for best rose exhibit, Mrs. M Elliot;

Bassett Cup - most points chrysanthemums, R. Goodman;

National Chrysanthemum Society Medal - best chrysanthemum in show, Mrs H. Urbanek; National Chrysanthemum Society Certificate - best bloom chrysanthemum classes, R. goodman ; Voyle Cup - best dahlia, J. McCartney; National Dahlia Society Medal - most points dahlia classes, J. McCartney; Bert Goodson Trophy - best exhibit in show, J. McCartney ; Berkshire Horticultural Federation Certificate for vegetables, J. McCartney; for flowers, Miss J. Sawyer; for fruit, Mrs G. Matthews ; pot plants, Mrs E Voyle; Royal Horticultural Society's Banksian Medal - most prize money vegetable, fruit and flower sections, J. McCartney.

Silver Salver - most points in show, Mrs M. Elliott

McCartney Cup - most points children and novice sections, Mrs G. Matthews


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