Chairman: Mr J Mower
Treasurer: Mrs J Girling,
Secretary: Mrs C Leney
Judges' Secretary: Mrs L Couzens
Trip Organiser: Mrs S Coupland
President: Mr I Bryce
Vice-Presidents: Mrs J Bostock, Mr D Page, Mr C Leney
The Gardening Club holds annual Spring and Autumn Shows in the Community Hall, details of which are published in The Link, an annual lunch for all members and coach trips to visit gardens (see below).
This year's Spring Show was held on Saturday 16th March. A record 300 entries filled the Community Hall with 240 in the adult classes and 60 children's entries.
Thank you to all those who took part or came and supported in the afternoon.
Our Autumn Show will be held on 14th September. For more information on entries, go to: Schedule and for cookery tips: Hints & Tips
Spring Show Prizes
D G Bostock Cup: Winner Club Hyacinth Shirley Mower
Wesley Cup: Most Points in Floral Art Stephanie Coupland & Gilly Thomson
Mrs V C K Rudd Cup: Best Exhibit in Floral Art Rosemary McCarville
Mrs B Parham Trophy: Best Exhibit in Cut Flowers and Pot Plants Dennis Gleed
Mr & Mrs P Green Cup: Most Points Cookery Stephanie Coupland
Mrs S H Charrington Cup: Most Points Handicraft Carol Negus
Ben Knights Trophy: Most Points Gents Peter Eaton
Mrs Pat Howe Trophy: Most Points Ladies Gilly Thomson
Club Trophies: Children 7 and Under Felix Hewlett (2nd Annabel Bryce, 3rd Lilia Langton)
Children 8 and Over George Langton & Edward Harvey
12-16s Jack Friston
Autumn Show 2018
GARDENING CLUB TRIPS
A trip is also organised every year to different gardens which in the past have included Marks Hall Arboretum and Gardens, Anglesey Abbey, Cambridge Botanic Gardens, Barnsdale Gardens in Rutland, Hyde Hall and RHS Wisley Pensthorpe Nature Reserve. Last year we visited The Old Vicarage in East Ruston, Norfolk and Sheffield Park & Gardens in Uckfield, and this summer we went to Cambridge Botanic Garden.