A show full of autumnal delights

14/9/13- Battle Horticultural Society Autumn Show.
14/9/13- Battle Horticultural Society Autumn Show.

BATTLE Floral and Horticultural Society held their Autumn Show in Battle’s Memorial Hall last Saturday.

The hall was packed to the limit with a wonderful display of flowers, fruit and vegetables.

Particularly striking were the harvest baskets.

There were also domestic, decorative and photographic categories and, as always, a plant stall, tombola and catering throughout the day.

Worthy winners of the trophies were:

n F.Somerville Cowan Perpetual Challenge Cup for Dahlias – Carol Stelfox

n Mrs C.A.Longfield Challenge Trophy – Nikki Cuff

n Garden News Shield – David Furness

n Maurice Cornford Trophy – Clive Richardson

n Harvest Basket or Trug Prize – John Peters

n Smithard Trophy 1934 - Val Bishop

n Smithard Trophy 1938 - Val Bishop

n Cecilia Burt Good Cook Trophy – Val Bishop

n Sussex Express Cup – Ruth McArthur

Show secretary Diana Morrison said: “Congratulations to all those members who exhibited, and to those who helped in various ways, for making this such a successful show.”