Garden club’s 50th birthday show

Fairlight Gardening Club Show 2013
Fairlight Gardening Club Show 2013

The Fairlight Garden Club celebrated its 50th anniversary with a well-attended show and the hall was fragrant with the smell of the very fine flower exhibits.

The day ended with an auction of donated exhibits which were snapped up.

The trophies were presented by MP Amber Rudd and the winners were as follows:-

The Charles Long Trophy for the best rose - Anne Cruttenden

The Dick Ford Cup for the best flower exhibit - Richard Barron

The TWEFS Cup for the best sweet pea exhibit - Richard Barron

Bob Liddon Trophy for the best pot plant - Liz Brooker

The Alliance and Leicester Trophy for the best exhibit in the fruit class - Sue Clarke

The Dennis Burgess Trophy for the best exhibit in the vegetable classes - John Eveleigh

The Jack Hayward Trophy for the greatest number of first prizes excluding floral and rose classes - John Eveleigh

The Flower Arrangement Trophy - John Eveleigh & Kath Barron tied

The Nick Carter Trophy for the highest number of points in the vegetable sections - John Eveleigh

The Brian Ardley Domestic Challenge for most points in the domestic section - Jill Howell

Certificate for mens’ jam tarts - Bernard Cruttenden

Certificate for the potato challenge - Stephen Leadbetter

50th Anniversary cup for the most fragrant sweet pea - Richard Barron

Isla Horsman won the children’s class for a vegetable animal with her hedgehog