D.F.H.S. Show Results

Veg. Collection       3 Pot PlantsFifteen members provided 41 exhibits for the Inter – Society Show at Tarrant Keyneston on 20th September.  We won 35 prizes  including 15 1st, 9 2nd and 10 3rd ranging from vegetables and fruit, pot plants and flowers to cookery and preserves. Some of the prize winning exhibits are pictured.

Dessert Apples                3 Flowering Shrubs

The Society won three Special Awards ;

The Harry Dawes Trophy for Best Pot Plant Exhibit

The Joy Collins Cup for Best Cactus Exhibit ( A collection of three)

The RHS Banksian Medal for the highest points in the Horticulture class es.

We gained 3rd prize in a close competition in the Homecraft Collection of five exhibits, only two points less than the winner. The Damson Jelly scored 10 out of 10! Our theme was A Tribute to the Women’s Institute in their Centenary Year.

Homecraft Collection