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Wickhambrook Horticultural Society Reports

The Flower Show on Saturday 11th July went well and the following were this year’s winners.

Entries this year were slightly up on the previous year, particularly in the vegetable section. Many thanks to the people who entered and also to those people who came round the Show to admire the entries.

Our gardening year re-commences with our monthly meeting on the 21st September - a talk on “Dahlias” given by Mark Mason and then on Monday 26th October a talk by Yvonne and David Leonard entitled “Highlights of our Botanical Expeditions”.

Banksian Medal (most prize money in horticultural classes) A Day
Badmondisfield Cup (highest number of points in fruit and veg classes) A Day
Bailey Sweet Pea Cup (best collection) R and R Smart
Helen Long Trophy (lady gaining most points in horticultural classes) Lady Rowland
Clopton Cup (best four rose blooms) J Fieldsend
Victory Cup (best exhibit children’s section) Jessica Farrow
Flewitt Rose Bowl (most points in floral arrangement classes) A Cross
Elizabeth Rolfe Cup (best floral arrangement) A Cross
Aitken Silver Cup (most points in cookery and crafts classes) J Draycott
Ivy Hicks Trophy (most points for under 14 years of age) Jessica Farrow
Family Cup (family with most points) Plumpton Family
Crystal Fruit Bowl (most points in fruit classes) A Day
Mapey Rose Bowl (resident with most points) Alan Farrow
W I Shield (best exhibit in Class 80 sponsored by Wickhambrook W.I.) Valerie Orange
A Trophy (best exhibit handicraft section) Jennifer Spearman
Genesis Green Cup (best collection of vegetables) James Plumpton

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Monday 26th February
The next Horticultural Society meeting will be on Monday 26th February at 7.30pm in the WI Hall.  Garden Bugs: Cohabit, Conserve or Control - A presentation by Dr Ian Bedford (Head of Entomology), John Innes Research Institute, Norwich, everyone welcome.

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Horticultural Society Flower Show

Members Information

Our Annual Membership is 5, with meetings costing 1 to members and 2 to non-members. We would love to see some new members and you can be sure of a warm and friendly welcome.

Subscriptions are payable to the Treasurer each January.

Our talks usually last for about an hour and then we have a chat with other members whilst enjoying tea/coffee and biscuits. The talks cover a range of different aspects of gardening and our programme is planned to provide something of interest to each and everyone of us.

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