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More pictures of this Year's Show - these by National Secretary Alan Harris


Winning 7 pot entry
from Barry Walker.


Winning restricted pots
from Lakin Earl.


Winning 3 pot entry from Paul Lakin
Best pot Whispers at back.

British Championship  for 7 Pots  &  The Fred Martin Trophy


1st. - Barry Walker.


2nd. John Dearn


3rd. Len Gill

The National Society Championship & J. Munson Trophy
Class 9    Twelve Cut Blooms of Tuberous Double Begonias. Not less than eight distinct cultivars


1st. - Ken Gallagher.


2nd. - Alan Harris


3rd. - John Hamilton

Class 10  Six Cut Blooms of Tuberous Double Begonias.
Not less than three distinct cultivars.


1st. - Alan Harris


2nd. - Ken Gallagher


3rd. - John Chiswell

Class 19  Three Pots of Begonias - Rex or Rhizomatous


1st. - Vincent Potts.


2nd. - Sue Hargreaves


3rd. - Geoff Keer

The 54th. National Show.
 Held in conjunction with The Gardeners Weekend. Kings Heath Park.

   The Show was one of the best for many years. Entries were up on last year in most classes and the quality was very good, especially in the cut bloom classes, where Ken Gallagher again won the National 12 bloom championship. Barry Walker was champion of the pot plants in the 7 pot championship and Lakin Earl was once more the master of the restricted pots. Best Pot was won by Paul Lakin with Whispers, whilst I was successful with Ruby Young as best bloom. We still need more entries next year, but this was a big improvement and a credit to the Society.

   The highlight on Saturday was the presentation of Society Silver Medals by Chairman Len Gill (right) to Dave Coates (left) and John Taylor (centre) for service to the society over many years.
                                                                       Report & picture by Alan Harris

 

A lighter moment at the Show

"What fun we all had at the National. It gave Tony Reynolds the opportunity to meet up with some of his friends."
Picture by Terry Tasker.   Text by Jeff Rhodes

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