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Autumn Show 2015 Results

Saturday 12th September 2015

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The results for the 2015 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 2.5cm (1“) in diameter, Jim McCartney; 9 shallots, under 2.5cm (1“) in diameter, <no 1st prize awarded>; 3 beetroot, Jim McCartney; 3 carrots, Jim McCartney;  6 runner beans, Jim McCartney; 7 french beans,
Jim McCartney; 1 corn on the cob, Malcolm South; truss of green tomatoes, Jim McCartney; truss of cherry tomatoes, Jim McCartney; pair of marrows, <no 1st prize awarded>; 1 garlic bulb, Malcolm South; any other vegetable, Jim McCartney; any 4 vegetables, Jim McCartney; vase of culinary herbs, Caroline Johnson; pot of mixed salad leaves, Elaine Rae; 3 courgettes, Jim McCartney

3 Dessert apples, Valerie Wing; 3 cooking apples, Valerie Wing; 3 pears, Gillian Matthews; plate of 3 mixed fruit, Gillian Matthews; any other fruit, Elaine Rae; 6 soft fruit, Gillian Matthews.

3 blooms large flowered (HT) roses, R Weaver; rose bloom floating in a glass, Caroline Johnson;  5 pompon dahlias, Jim McCartney; 3 mixed dahlias, Caroline Johnson; 3 dahlias, single variety, Jim McCartney; 1 specimen bloom dahlia, Jim McCartney; specimen stem pelargonium, J Brownlee; vase of flowering shrubs, single variety, G Davies; vase of annuals single variety, G Davies; vase of annuals, mixed varieties, Caroline Johnson; specimen stem of chrysanthemums, Malcolm South; 3 stems penstemon, Malcolm South; 3 stems mixed fuchsias, Gillian Matthews; 1 specimen stem fuchsia, Gillian Matthews; vase of any other kinds of perennials (excluding prev. classes), G Davies; 6 stems foliage, at least 3 varieties, G Davies; fuchsia in a pot, Val Taylor; foliage pot plant, under 15.5cm (6) pot, Sandra Harvey; flowering pot plant, under 15.5cm (6) pot, L Weaver.

5 Runner beans, Beryl Owen; 3 onions, Beryl Owen; 3 potatoes, G Davies; any other kind of vegetable, Beryl Owen;  2 apples, J Brownlee; any other kind of fruit, Beryl Owen; vase of mixed flowers, Beryl Owen; vase of one kind of flower, Beryl Owen; floral art <no 1st prize awarded>.

Sausage plait, Gwyneth Rowlands; 5 pieces shortbread, Ann Briggs; jar of fruit curd, Eileen Joyce; chocolate roulade, Elaine Rae; Apple tart tartin, Elaine Rae; jar of mint jelly, Elaine Rae; individual creme caramel, Gwyneth Rowlands; date and walnut loaf cake (recipe supplied), Gwyneth Rowlands.

Longest runner bean, R Weaver; longest carrot <no 1st prize awarded>; Bob Turner Challenge Cup (over 60s only), Malcolm South, Ted Tiffen Cup (vase of mixed garden flowers), Caroline Johnson, buttonhole, any flower <no first prize awarded>.

Colour photograph taken on a CHS outing, Caroline Johnson; Colour photograph of a bird, Caroline Johnson; colour photograph of a "green", Francis Serjeant; a knitted item, Vivienne Lewington; decorated flower pot, Caroline Johnson; an item made from recycled materialsg, Vivienne Lewington, Christmas decoration, Vivienne Lewington..

“Modern“ using 3 blooms and natural plant materials, Sandra Harvey; “Autumn“ natural plant materials, Eileen Joyce ; “Book Title“ fresh plant materials, Ann Briggs; "Petite", Eileen Joyce;  “Miniature“, Eileen Joyce.

Garden in a half seed tray, Oliver Dorsett, I Dorsett and J Dorsett (joint winners); monster made from fruit or vegetables, Toby Rae and Oliver Dorsett; Design a seed packet, Giles Rae and Toby Rae; design a show poster, Giles Rae, I Dorsett and O Dorsett; any kind of vegetable, Amy Jones, drawing of a plant, Amy Jones; photograph taken on holiday, Anton Rae; 3 chocolate chip cookies, Anton Rae.

Silver Bowl - most points in show, Jim McCartney

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

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

Ford Silver Challenge Cup - most points vegetables, Jim McCartney

Parsons Silver Challenge Cup - most points fruit, Gillian Matthews

Society Silver Challenge Cup - most points flowers, Caroline Johnson

Balmore Cup - Most points in novices section, Beryl Owen

Whiskin Trophy - most points in domestic section, Elaine Rae

Handicraft cup - most points in handicraft section, Caroline Johnson

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

Children's Cup - most points in children's section, Giles Rae

Bob Turner Challenge Cup, Malcolm South

Ted Tiffen Cup, Caroline Johnson

Reading Festival Cup for best rose exhibit, L Weaver

McCartney Cup - most points in novice or children's section, Beryl Owen

Voyle Cup - best exhibit dahlias, 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 2012-2014), Gillian Matthews. 

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