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Capel Horticultural Society Spring Show 2015

SPRING SHOW 2015 012Saturday 11 April started wet, chilly and gloomy but by 2 p.m. spirits were lifted on visiting Capel Memorial Hall for the Capel Horticultural Society Annual Spring Show. Beautiful floral displays, daffodils in abundance, lengthy leeks, amazing home produce all combined with home-made cakes and afternoon teas once again brought the village together for a splendid afternoon.

The Annual Summer Show will be taking place on Capel Recreation Ground on Saturday 15 August. Schedules will be available from and the local shops in Capel from early June.

Trophies and Awards

Greenwood Cup Most points in Children’s Classes, 5 years and younger Lucas Fairbrother
Coke Trophy Most points in Children’s Classes, 6 to 12 years Charlotte Clement
Foreman Cup Most points in Flower and Vegetable Classes Chris Coke
Wheeler Cup Most points in Flower Arranging, Cookery + Photos Dorothy Greenfield and Norman Ede

SPRING SHOW 2015 024Hall Prize for Class 7, Best Collection of Narcissi   …………   David Hall

Hall Prize for Class 19, Best Bowl of Flowering Bulbs     …………   Not awarded

Hall Prize for Class 23, Best Tray of Seedlings    …………   Chris Coke

Attridge Prize for Best Child’s Spring Garden on a Plate

Class 62 (5 years and younger)     ………..   Emilia Herrington

Class 72 (6 to 12 years)     ………… Not awarded

Spring Show Results

Class Description First Second Third
1 3 Trumpet narcissi Norman Greenwood David Hall Stephanie Jennings
2 3 Large cupped narcissi Neil Carter Chris Coke
3 3 Short cupped narcissi Dot Thorp/Norman Greenwood Neil Carter
4 3 Double narcissi Neil Carter Dot Thorp
5 3 Multi-headed narcissi Dot Thorp Neil Carter David Hall
6 3 Dwarf or Miniature narcissi Chris Coke Neil Carter Stephanie Jennings
7 9 Narcissi David Hall Norman Greenwood Neil Carter
8 3 Tulips, one variety Norman Greenwood Chris Coke Neil Carter
9 5 Tulips Chris Coke Dot Thorp Neil Carter
10 10 Spring flowers Chris Coke
11 6 Primulas Stephanie Jennings Chris Coke David Hall
12 4 Pansy blooms Neil Carter Chris Coke
13 1 Camellia bloom Alison Clement Mandy Schryver Stephanie Jennings
14 3 Camellia blooms Mandy Schryver Stephanie Jennings
15 3 Flowering shrub/tree stems Norman Greenwood Dot Thorp
16 1 Flowering plant Chris Coke Dot Thorp
20 1 Cactus or succulent Daniel Clement
22 Pot of Alpine plants Chris Coke
23 Tray of seedlings Chris Coke Neil Carter
25 3 Sticks of rhubarb Jo Collinson
26 3 Leeks Peter Ede Dot Thorp
27 3 Vegetables Rosemary Goddard Judith Hall
30 Floral exhibit “A Spring Day” Alexandra Fairbrother
31 Floral exhibit “New Hope Alexandra Fairbrother
40 Jar of marmalade Peter Ede Norman Ede Rosemary Goddard
41 Jar of chutney Paul Hinton Rosemary Goddard Suzanne Burlinson
42 Jar of pickled onions Suzanne Burlinson
45 5 Easter biscuits Jo Collinson James Collinson
46 Simnel cake James Collinson Norman Ede
47 5 Pieces of traybake Rosemary Goddard Mandy Schryver Julie Hinton
49 Loaf of bread, machine made Norman Ede
50 Loaf of specialist bread, machine made Norman Ede
52 An item of handicraft Margaret Greenwood Liz Arthur
60 Decorated egg         5 years and younger Lucas Fairbrother Alyssa Chilvers Amelia Chilvers
61 Easter card                                 “ Amelia Chilvers Alexander Chilvers Lucas Fairbrother
62 Spring garden on a plate           “ Emilia Herrington Oscar Fairbrother Lucas Fairbrother
63 Decorated spring hat                 “ Lucas Fairbrother/ Oscar Fairbrother
64 5 Decorated small cakes           “ Lucas Fairbrother Oscar Fairbrother Emilia Herrington
65 Drawing or painting “Springtime” Oscar Fairbrother Lucas Fairbrother Amelia Chilvers/ Alexander Chilvers
70 5 Easter bunny biscuits           6 – 12 years Charlotte Clement Amy Hinton
71 Pop-up Easter card                     “ Amy Hinton Angus Hinton
73 Decorated spring hat                 “ Laura Pusey
74 5 Decorated small cakes           “ Angus Hinton Charlotte Clement
75 Drawing or painting “Springtime” Charlotte Clement
81 Colour photograph Dorothy Greenfield Debbie Styles
82 Capel Parish photograph John Morgan
83 Photograph of a winter or spring scene Dorothy Greenfield
84 Photograph with person as focus Dorothy Greenfield


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