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Autumn Show 2009 Results

19th September 2009

This year we moved to Caversham Primary School as the Caversham festival was cancelled.  Despite this we had a large number of visitors to admire the show entries.

Best in Show - Any 4 vegetables exhibited by Mr Jim McCartney


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The results for the 2009 show are as follows

5 tomatoes, Jim McCartney; 5 potatoes, white, Jim McCartney; 5 potatoes, coloured, Jim McCartney; 3 onions, globe, Jim McCartney; 3 onions, flat, Jim McCartney; 9 shallots, over 1“ in diameter, Jim McCartney; 9 shallots, under 1“ in diameter, Jim  McCartney; 3 beetroot, Jean Sawyer; 1 cabbage, Gillian Matthews; 3 carrots, Jim McCartney;  6 runner beans, Jim McCartney; 7 french beans, Gillian Matthews; 2 lettuce, Jim McCartney; truss of green tomatoes, Jim McCartney; truss of cherry tomatoes, Gillian Matthews; pair of marrows, L. Bradley; squash, Mrs J. South; any other vegetable, Jim McCartney; any 4 vegetables, Jim McCartney (BEST IN SHOW); 3 sticks rhubarb, Mrs V. Wing; vase of herbs, Caroline Johnson; mixed salad leaves, Gillian Matthews; 1 parsnip, Jim McCartney. 

3 Dessert apples, Vivienne Murphy; 3 cooking apples, W. Blackmore; 3 pears, W. Blackmore; 3 plums, Elaine Rae; any other fruit, Haxel Blackburn; plate of unshelled nuts, Elaine Rae; 9 raspberries, Gillian Matthews.

3 blooms large flowered (HT) roses, J Anderson; 3 stems of any other rose, <no 1st prize>; specimen rose, Hilde Urbanek; 5 pompon dahlias, Jim McCartney; 3 mixed dahlias, Jim McCartney; 3 dahlias, single variety, Jim McCartney; 1 specimen bloom dahlia, Jim McCartney; specimen stem pelargonium, Hilde Urbanek; vase of flowering shrubs, Caroline Aldridge; vase of any other kind of perennials, Jim McCartney, vase of annuals single variety, J Anderson; vase of annuals, mixed varieties, Caroline Aldridge; 3 stems mixed fuchsias, Mrs Meadowcroft; 3 stems fuchsia, 1 variety, Hilde Urbanek; 6 stems foliage, at least 3 varieties, J. Anderson; fuchsia in a pot, Hilde Urbanek; foliage pot plant, under 6“ pot, J. Anderson; flowering pot plant, under 6“ pot, Hilde Urbanek; vase of michelmas daisies <no 1st prize>.

5 Runner beans, <no 1st prize>; 3 onions, Sylvia Blackmore; 3 potatoes, Mrs J South; any other kind of vegetable, Mrs J South;  2 apples,  Sylvia Blackmore; any other kind of fruit, Elspeth Denchfield; vase of mixed flowers, <no 1st prize>; vase of one kind of flower, Mrs Meadowcroft.

5 shortbread biscuits, Mrs V. Wing; lemon meringue pie, Mrs V. Wing; jar of fruit jelly, Elaine Rae ; 5 cheese scones, Mrs V Wing; tea loaf, Caroline Aldridge; jar of fruit jam, Carolyn Steed; jar of marmalade, Jean Sawyer; chocolate sponge cake, Caroline Aldridge.

Longest runner bean, Gillian Matthews;  Collection of the most misshapen vegetables Elaine Rae; Bob Turner Challenge Cup, Jean Sawyer, Ted Tiffen Cup, Jean Sawyer, rose buttonhole, Hilde Urbanek.

Colour photograph of a single pet, Hazel Blackburn; colour photograph of a reflection, Sylvia Blackmore; nest box, Gillian Matthews; waterclour of a landscape <no 1st prize>, decorated flower pot, Gillian Matthews; Valentine card Helen Holloway.

“Pub names“ fresh plant materials, Eileen Joyce; “5 flowers“; natural plant materials, Eileen Joyce ; “Landscape“ natural plant materials, Eileen Joyce; “ Teatime“, Eileen Joyce; “Petite“, Eileen Joyce; “Miniature“, Eileen Joyce.

Garden in a half seed tray, Toby Rae; monster made from fruit or vegetables, Matthew Barlow; photograph of you and your potato harvest, Giles Rae; 3 fairy cakes, Matthew Barlow; Mustard and Cress in an unusual container; William Tolley; any  vegetable, Matthew Barlow; 1 garden flowers, Matthew Barlow; design a poster, Matthew Barlow; truss of cherry tomatoes, Giles Rae, Halloween mask, Jonathan Leyson.

Potato growing competition for children, 1st Harry Gabriel, 2nd Giles Rae, 3rd Toby Cleare.

Silver Salver - most points in show, Jim McCartney

Jubilee Shield - most points in vegetables, fruit and flower sections, Jim McCartney

Ford Silver Challenge Cup - most points vegetables, Jim McCartney

Parsons Silver Challenge Cup - most points fruit, Elaine Rae

Society Silver Challenge Cup - most points flowers, Hilde Urbanek

Balmore Cup - Most points in novices section, Mrs J South

Whiskin Trophy - most points in domestic section, Caroline Aldridge

Handicraft cup - most points in handicraft section, Gillian Matthews

Devon Cup - most points in floral Art Section, Eileen Joyce

Bob Turner Challenge Cup, Jean Sawyer

Ted Tiffen Cup, Jean Sawyer

Reading Festival Cup for best rose exhibit, Hilde Urbanek

Voyle Cup - best exhibit dahlias, Jim McCartney

Bert Goodson trophy - best exhibit in whole show, Jim McCartney

National Dahlia Society Medal - most points dahlia classes, Jim McCartney  

Royal Horticultural Society's Banksian Medal - most prize money vegetable, fruit and flower sections (excluding winners 2006-2008), Elaine Rae.

McCartney Cup - most points in novice section, Mrs J. South

Children's Cup - most points in children's section, Matthew Barlow


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