THE 68th annual Meltham Gardeners’ Society Show was held at the Church Hall in Meltham.

Tony Willetts took the GS Jubilee Trophy for best exhibit in show and the Baddeley Bros Trophy for most points in show, while the F Whitfield Trophy for most points in flower classes went to M Garlick.



Tray with four kinds of vegetables:Tony Willetts; one celery: Fred Dixon;two blanch leeks: Ashley Jones; three onions, dressed : Fred Dixon; three onions, grown from sets: Fred Dixon; three onions, 8oz or under: Fred Dixon; three long carrots: Tony Willetts; three carrots, other than long: G Smilt.

Four tomatoes:Fred Dixon; four white potatoes:Fred Dixon; four coloured potatoes:G Smilt; one plate of peas over 4in: M Ellis; one plate of peas under 4in:M Ellis; six french beans: M Hoyle; six runner beans:A Jones; one cauliflower:Tony Willetts; six shallots:Tony cucumber:B Jones.

Six radishes:M Shaw; three beetroots:S Eggleton; one marrow:Tony Willetts; one cabbage:S Eggleton; one swede: Tony Willetts; two turnips: Tony Willetts; one red cabbage: Tony Willetts;one white cabbage:G Ridgwick;one plate of parsley:S Wharton; one plate of fruit: Tony Willetts; any vegetable not named above:J Sambrook; bunch of mixed herbs: J Sambrook; one flower and one vegetable:Tony Willetts.


One vase of spray chrysanthemums:M Shaw; one dahlia of any variety:M Garlick; three dahlias between 4in and 6in: M Garlick; three dahlias over 6in:M Garlick; three dahlias, cacti or semi-cacti between 4in and 6in: M Garlick; three dahlias, cacti or semi-cacti over 6in: M Garlick; three miniature ball dahlias: M Garlick.

Three pom dahlias under 2in diameter:M Garlick; three gladioli, giant, large or medium:M Garlick; One gladioli, giant, large or medium: M Garlick; three gladioli, small or miniature:A Jones; one gladioli, small or miniature:A Hollingworth; one H T rose: B Wrathall; six H T roses:B Caldwell;six stems floribunda roses:B Wrathall; one blown rose:B Wrathall; five calendulas:M Hoyle; three pansies or violas:A Wrathall; one vase of perennial garden flowers:M Shaw; one vase of sweet peas:M Garlick; one vase of garden flowers:M Shaw; one begonia pot plant:B Caldwell; one fuchsia pot plant:M Hoyle;one pot plant other than begonia or fuchsia: H Noon; one foliage pot plant:A Hollingworth; one specimen cacti:M Wrathall;one bowl of succulents:A Hollingworth;one vase of annuals: M Hoyle


One jar of jam:S Eggleton; one jar of lemon cheese:S Eggleton; one jar of marmalade:M Shaw; one jar of chutney:T Warden.


Piece of embroidery: M Hoyle; piece of tapestry:M Hoyle; painting or drawing:M Shaw; piece of handicraft other than the above:J Sill; a miniature arrangement: M Hoyle;a design of five flowers:G Keith; a photograph of flowers: M Gibson; a photograph of a garden:M Garlick.