The number of entries for Friday Forum’s Mini Summer Show was most encouraging. Judging was carried out by Tony Booth and Graham Wheatley, with Gill Evans judging Class 8, assisted by Dorothy as Steward and Rose as Show Secretary.
CLASS 1: One bloom HT Rose
|First prize: Eric|
CLASS 2: One Stem Floribunda Rose
CLASS 3: One Stem any other Rose
CLASS 4: One vase Sweet Peas
|1st Prize: Judith|
CLASS 5: One vase Pinks
CLASS 6: One vase cut flowers, judged for frontal effects
|1st Prize: Margaret Denton|
CLASS 7: One pot plant
|1st Prize: Norma|
|1st Prize: Sue Gray|
|Graham’s Regal Pelargonium Judith|
|Judith brought a attractive Oxalis, from which some members have already taken successful cuttings|
|Judith’s rescue plant from a Pound Shop which she has nursed to full health but must wait for it to flower before it can be identified|
|Dorothy’s Lily which she grew from a scale|
Graham reported that the Paxton Summer Show and Plant Sale was well attended and he thanked everyone who helped.
Date for your diaries: 2018 will mark the 50 year anniversary of the Paxton Building and a celebratory lunch will be held on Saturday 16th June with a talk on Joseph Paxton.
A grant has been acquired for the renewal of the drive of Paxton Hall and work will commence soon.
21st July: Visits to gardens in Horsforth. Please see our Garden Visits 2017 page for full details.
4th August: A presentation on Hostas by Sue Proctor who will bring plants for sale.