Colourful blooms at Autumn Show in Haywards Heath

Exceptionally coloured blooms filled Centenary Hall in Haywards Heath on Saturday.

Haywards Heath Horticultural Society held its annual Autumn Show and there were some ‘outstanding’ entries this year.

Haywards Heath Horticultural Society held its annual Autumn Show on Saturday

Haywards Heath Horticultural Society held its annual Autumn Show on Saturday

Shirley Anderson, chairman of the society, said: “We all enjoyed a very successful show enhanced by exceptionally colourful dahlias, chrysanthemums, and floral entries.

“The vegetables were outstanding and were much admired by members and visitors who also enjoyed browsing round an excellent photographic exhibition by local photographer Laura Morgan.

“We thanked Dave Vivash, our president for his contributions to the society, and he presented the cups, medals and certificates to all class winners.”

Sylvia Harris, vice chairman of the society added: “We had an excellent Autumn Show with some outstanding entries.”

AWARDS

The Borde Hill Challenge Cup and National Vegetable Society Medal – for the best collection of vegetables in Class 1: Jim Turnbull

The John Box Cup – for the best dish of vegetables: Jim Turnbull

The Fancourt – Bell Challenge Cup – to the exhibitor gaining most points in show: Micky Figg

The Manton Challenge Cup – for the exhibitor gaining most points in the chrysanthemum classes: Mike Trott

The National Chrysanthemum Society Silver Medal and Certificate – for the best vase of chrysanthemums: Mike Trott

The National Chrysanthemum Society Bronze Medal and Certificate – for the best runner up of chrysanthemums: Mike Trott

The Navy Cup – for the exhibitor gaining the most points in the dahlia classes: Micky Figg

The National Dahlia Society Silver Medal and Certificate – for the best exhibit in the dahlia classes: Micky Figg

The National Dahlia Society Bronze Medal and Certificate – for the best runner up in dahlia classes: Micky Figg

The Harry Tester Memorial Trophy for the competitor gaining the most points in classes 31-34: Shirley Anderson

The Tom Elder Trophy – for the best fuchsia exhibit in the show: Shirley Anderson

Paddy Henry Trophy – for the winner of class 62: Micky Figg

The Clare Marshall Trophy – for Begonias to the winner of Class 36: Micky Figg

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