Caversham Horticultural Society
Autumn Show 2008 Results
13th September 2008
The show was again enjoyed by our members, and the general public at the
above : Gillian Matthews with the Jubilee shield for most points in
Vegetable, Fruit and Flowers sections.
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The results for the 2008 show are as follows:
5 tomatoes, J. McCartney; 5 potatoes, white, J. McCartney; 5 potatoes, coloured,
J. McCartney; 3 onions, globe, Ms G. Matthews; 3 onions, flat, Ms G.
shallots, over 1" in diameter, J. McCartney; 9 shallots, under 1" in
diameter, L. Bradley; 3 beetroot, L. Bradley; 1 cabbage, L. Bradley; 3 carrots, J. McCartney;
6 runner beans, J. McCartney;
7 french beans, Mrs E. Rae; truss of green tomatoes, J. McCartney; truss of cherry
tomatoes, Ms G Matthews; pair of marrows, L. Bradley; squash, Ms G. Matthews; any
other vegetable, J. McCartney; any 4 vegetables, J. McCartney; 3 sticks rhubarb,
Ms G. Matthews; vase
of herbs, Mrs E. Rae; mixed salad leaves, Mrs V. Wing.
3 Dessert apples, Ms G. Matthews; 3 cooking apples, Mrs V. Wing; 3
pears, <no 1st prize>; 3 plums, <no 1st prize>; any other fruit,
Ms G. Matthews; plate of unshelled nuts, Mrs E. Rae.
3 blooms large flowered (HT) roses, L. Bradley; 3 stems
of any other rose, <no 1st prize>; specimen rose, <no 1st prize>; 5 pompon dahlias, J.
3 mixed dahlias, J. McCartney; 3 dahlias, single variety, J. McCartney; 1 specimen
bloom dahlia, L. Bradley; specimen stem pelargonium,
Mrs H. Urbanek; vase of flowering shrubs, Mrs C. Aldridge; vase of any other
kind of perennials, Ms G. Matthews, vase of annuals single variety, Mrs J. Anderson; vase of annuals, mixed
varieties, <no 1st prize>; 3 stems mixed
fuchsias, Mrs H. Urbanek; 3 stems fuchsia, 1 variety, Mrs H. Urbanek;
6 stems foliage, at least 3
varieties, Ms G. Matthews; fuchsia in a
pot, Mrs H. Urbanek; foliage pot plant, Mrs H. Urbanek; flowering pot plant,
under 6" pot, Mrs H. Urbanek; acti or succulent, Mrs H. Urbanek.
5 Runner beans, D. Parish; 3 onions, S. Barlow; Any
other kind of vegetable, G. Spires; 2 apples, Mrs R. Barlow; Any other kind of
fruit, D. Parish; vase of mixed flowers, <no 1st prize>; vase of one kind of
flower, G Spires.
5 flapjacks, Mrs E. Rae; Bakewell tart, Mrs C. Aldridge; jar of fruit jelly,
Ms G. Matthews ; 5 savoury vol-au-vents, Mrs A Briggs; 3 chocolate chip muffins, Mrs E. Rae;
lemon drizzle cake, Mrs A. Briggs.
Longest runner bean, Mrs V. Wing; Collection of the most misshapen
vegetables no prize awarded; Bob Turner
Challenge Cup, Miss J. Sawyer, Ted Tiffen Cup, Miss J. Sawyer, rose buttonhole,
Mrs H. Urbanek.
Colour photograph of a single flower head, Ms G. Matthews; colour photograph of a
garden visited, <no 1st prize>; hand knitted toy, <no 1st prize>; a
item of childrens wear, <no 1st prize>; Decorated flower pot, Ms G.
Matthews; Easter card <no 1st prize>; design a poster <no 1st prize>.
"Dining table exhibit", Mrs B. Latcham; "Water",
<no 1st prize> ; "Song title", Mrs.
"Petite", Mrs A. Briggs; "Miniature", Mrs
Garden in a half seed tray, Master C Haley; monster made from fruit or vegetables,
Master G. Rae; A4 paper decorated with pressed flowers, Master M. Barlow; 3
chocolate brownies, Master W Tolley; Mustard and Cress in an unusual container;
Master M. Barlow; any vegetable, Miss E. Littlewoord;
vase of 6 garden flowers, Miss T. Haley; design a poster, Master M.
Jubilee Shield - most points in vegetables, fruit and flower sections, Ms G.
Ford Silver Challenge Cup -
most points vegetables, Mr J. McCartney
Parsons Silver Challenge Cup - most points fruit, Ms G.
Challenge Cup - most points flowers, Mrs H.
Balmore Cup - Most points in novices
section, S Barlow
Whiskin Trophy - most points in domestic section, Mrs
cup - most points in handicraft section, Ms
Devon Cup - most points in
floral Art Section,
Mrs B. Latcham
Bob Turner Challenge Cup,
Miss Jean Sawyer
Ted Tiffen Cup, Miss
Reading Festival Cup for best
rose exhibit, L
Voyle Cup -
best exhibit dahlias, Mr J. McCartney
trophy - best exhibit in whole show, Mr J. 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 2004-2006), L Bradley.
Silver Salver - most
points in show, Ms G Matthews
McCartney Cup - most points
children and novice sections, Master