AUTUMN SHOW AND RESULTS SATURDAY 10TH September 2017

The Bidborough Gardening Association Autumn Show was held on the 10th September in the Village Hall with a fantastic display that was enjoyed by some ninety visitors during the afternoon. The judges were delighted with the number and quality of the exhibits across the board. Hillary Skinner presented the prizes to some very worthy winners as shown below.

Trophies and special prizes:

  • The Thurston Trophy, best exhibit of dahlias – Bill Liddall;
  • Royal National Rose Society Bronze Medal, best Rose bloom – Colin Barber;
  • Elizabeth Kerrison Challenge Cup, best exhibit of Michaelmas daisies – Tony Fitzpatrick;
  • W.H. Kent Memorial Trophy, best exhibit of tomatoes – Colin Barber;
  • Apperly Challenge Cup, best exhibit of vegetables – Colin Barber;
  • Reader Tankard, best exhibit, two marrows as a pair – Colin Barber;
  • R.J. Bassett Memorial Cup, best collection of four kinds of vegetables – Colin Barber;
  • Gardeners Royal Benevolent Society Diploma, best exhibit of fruit or vegetables – Colin Barber;
  • RHS Banksian Medal, winner most points in summer and autumn shows – Bill Liddall;
  • Mary Kent Cup, best Homecraft exhibit – Hillary Skinner;
  • Floral Bowl, best decorative exhibit – Diana Barber;
  • Gardeners Royal Benevolent Society Certificate, best decorative exhibit – Tony Fitzpatrick;
  • Michael Ryder Cup, Junior flower arrangement – Archie Maude;
  • Gardeners Royal Benevolent Society Junior Award, best junior horticultural exhibit – Anna Pierson;
  • £5 Gift Token, Highest total points by junior exhibitor – Anna Pierson.

 Detailed results:

Class
First Second Third
Dahlia Classes      
1 Giant or Large Specimen Bloom
COLIN BARBER
ROBIN PIZZEY
JOHN JOHNSON
3 Medium Decorative Blooms
BILL LIDDALL
COLIN BARBER
No Award
3 Small Decorative Blooms
JOHN JOHNSON
VAL FITZPATRICK
COLIN BARBER
3 Medium Cactus Blooms
BILL LIDDALL
COLIN BARBER
No Award
3 Small Cactus Blooms
COLIN BARBER
BILL LIDDALL
TONY FITZPATRICK
5 Ball Blooms
COLIN BARBER
JOHN JOHNSON
No Award
5 Pompon Blooms
BILL LIDDALL
COLIN BARBER
No Award
3 Other Dalia Blooms
COLIN BARBER
VAL FITZPATRICK
JOHN JOHNSON
Rose Classes      
1 Large Rose Bloom
COLIN BARBER
SARAH SMITH
GLENYS McDONALD
3 Large Rose Blooms
No Award
COLIN BARBER
No Award
3 Cluster Roes Stems
No Award
COLIN BARBER
No Award
3 Stems of Miniate Roses
JOHN JOHNSON
No Award
No Award
3 Sprays of Rambler or Climbing Roses
No Award
No Award
No Award
3 Stems of other Roses
COLIN BARBER
GLENYS McDONALD
BILL LIDDALL
Other Flower Classes      
3 Bloom/Stems Chrysanthemums
COLIN BARBER
No Award
No Award
1 Hydrangea Head
JOHN JOHNSON
CAROLINE MAUDE
SARAH SMITH
Vase of sprays Flowering/Berry Shrubs
DIANA BARBER
JOHN JOHNSON
No Award
Annuals
VAL FITZPATRICK
DIANA BARBER
JOHN JOHNSON
5 Herbaceous Perennials Stems – 1 kind
JOHN JOHNSON
VAL FITZPATRICK
GLENYS McDONALD
Herbaceous Perennials Stems - mixed
VAL FITZPATRICK
JOHN JOHNSON
DIANA BARBER
1 Pot Plant
DIANA BARBER
JOHN JOHNSON
No Award
3 Gladioli Stems
No Entries


1 Pot Begonias
VICTORIA MEREDITH
JOHN JOHNSON
No Award
5 Stems Michaelmas Daisies/Asters
TONY FITZPATRICK
ALAN CORKE
DIANA BARBER
1 Fuchsia Plant – Bush/Shrub/Ball
No Entries


1 Fuchsia Plant - Trailing
No Entries


6 Specimen Fuchsia Blooms
JOHN JOHNSON
ROBIN PIZZEY
BILL LIDDALL
1 Miniature Fuchsia
ROBIN PIZZEY
No Award
No Award
Any other exhibit
JOHN JOHNSON
No Award
No Award
Fruit & Veg Classes      
4 Kinds of Vegetables
COLIN BARBER
No Award
No Award
5 Dessert Apples
PETER PIERSON
HILARY NAYLOR
SARAH SMITH
5 Cooking Apples
PETER PIERSON
CAROLE MARKS
VICTORIA MEREDITH
12 Blueberries
No Entries


Any Other Fruit
CAROLE MARKS
COLIN BARBER
ROBIN PIZZEY
5 Tomatoes – Standard Cultivator
COLIN BARBER
GLENYS McDONALD
HILARY NAYLOR
5 Tomatoes – Any Cultivator
PETER PIERSON
COLIN BARBER
ALAN CORKE
1 Cucumber
ALAN CORKE
COLIN BARBER
PETER PIERSON
3 Carrots
No Award
COLIN BARBER
No Award
3 Beetroot
BILL LIDDALL
PETER PIERSON
COLIN BARBER
5 Potatoes
COLIN BARBER
No Award
PETER PIERSON
1 Pumpkin/Squash
HILARY NAYLOR
COLIN BARBER
PETER PIERSON
Any Large Fruit/Vegetable
HILARY NAYLOR
No Award
No Award
10 Shallots
COLIN BARBER
PETER PIERSON
No Award
9 Pods Runner Beans
HILARY NAYLOR
No Award
COLIN BARBER
1 Cabbage
No Entries


2 Marrows
COLIN BARBER
No Award
No Award
1 Marrow for weight
PETER PIERSON
No Award
No Award
3 Courgettes
COLIN BARBER
TONY FITZPATRICK
BILL LIDDALL
5 Onions Spring Sown
No Entries


5 Onions Autumn Sown
PETER PIERSON
COLIN BARBER
No Award
3 Leeks
BILL LIDDALL
No Award
GLENYS McDONALD
Any Other Root Vegetable
No Entries


Any Other Vegetable
COLIN BARBER
TONY FITZPATRICK
No Award
Vegetable Trug and Vase of Flowers
COLIN BARBER
No Award
No Award
Vase of Flowers & Vegetable - Simple
TONY FITZPATRICK
HILARY NAYLOR
No Award
Homecraft Classes      
Jelly
DIANA BARBER
MAUREEN HICKLING
No Award
Jam
KATE ROBBINS
DIANA BARBER
MARGARET D'CRUZ
5 Cheese Biscuits
BILL LIDDALL
EMILIA BAGGE
OLIVER MEREDITH
SARAH SMITH
Gingerbread Loaf
SARAH SMITH
HILARY SKINNER
DIANA BARBER
3 Coffee & Walnut Muffins
SARAH SMITH
CAROLE MARKS
No Award
Chocolate Cake
HILARY SKINNER
EMILIA BAGGE
SARAH SMITH
Fruit Pie
SARAH SMITH
DIANA BARBER
No Award
Moist Apple cake
SARAH SMITH
VICTORIA MEREDITH
CAROLE MARKS
Photograph - Weather
CAROLE MARKS
DIANA BARBER
FLORENCE MEREDITH
Flower Arranging Classes      
Arrangement in a Handbag
MARGARET D'CRUZ
DIANA BARBER
No Award
“Fireworks”
DIANA BARBER
No Award
No Award
“Harvest”
DIANA BARBER
SHEILA NORTH
No Award
“The Shrubbery”
No Entries


“My Way”
TONY FITZPATRICK
COLIN BARBER
PETER EAMES
Junior Exhibitors Classes      
Autumn Colour Arrangement
ARCHIE MAUDE
MADDIE MAUDE
No Award
Handwriting
No Entries


Computer Collage
No Entries


“Hedgerow in a Wellie”
ANNA PIERSON
JENNY PIERSON
CLEMMIE MAUDE
Highly Commended
ARCHIE MAUDE

3 Cupcakes
IMOGEN MEREDITH
FLORENCE MEREDITH
ANNA PIERSON
Highly Commended
JENNY PIERSON

Leaf Mosaic
No Entries


“Anything You Like”
FLORENCE MEREDITH
ARCHIE MAUDE
JENNY PIERSON
Highly Commended
ANNA PIERSON

Vegetable
ANNA PIERSON
JENNY PIERSON
ARCHIE MAUDE
5 Stones
ANNA PIERSON
JENNY PIERSON
BOBBY MAUDE
Photograph – Sports Day
IMOGEN MEREDITH
JENNY PIERSON
ANNA PIERSON