Diary for meetings and events

 

GIRTON MINI SHOW 2018   RESULTS

Category (Adults)

A 1v. 3 sticks of rhubarb

1st

Caroline Zakrzewski

2nd

Wendy Ripley

3rd

Patsy Smith

A2v. 5 beans (runner or French)  

Kay Green

 

Judy Clare

 

Caroline Z

 

A3v.  5 potatoes (any variety)

 

Caroline Z

 

A4v. 3 onions (any variety)

 

Paul Loveday

 

Feni

 

Caroline Z

 

A5v. 3 different vegetables

 

Wendy Ripley

 

Yulia Shpak

 

Ann & Ian Jerram

 

A6v. A small plate of fruit

 

Judith Addison

 

Catherine Fullah

 

Kay Green

C7v. 3 different coloured vegetables  

Lucas Zakrzewski

Wendy Booth
C8v. The funniest looking carrot

 

 

Lucas Zakrzewski

C9v. The longest bean

 

 

Lucas Zakrzewski

 

Joe Take

 

Gabriella & Rafi

C10v/f. Animal modelled from vegetables, fruit and/or flowers  

Adam Walker

 

 

 

A1f. 3 stems of one type of flower in a tall clear glass jar or vase  

Judith Addison

 

Kay Green

 

Judy Clare

A2f. A bunch of garden flowers in a clean jam jar (no labels)  

Rod Mathie

 

Kay Green

 

Judith Addison

A3f. A bunch of roses(no more than 7 stems) in a clear jam jar (no labels)  

Judith Addison

 

Corinna Ta

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2019

All meetings held at 7.30pm at St Vincent’s Community Centre, Girton

Thursday 12th January

Annual General Meeting and social evening with a light supper

Competitions: A foliage plant; A photo of a plant or your own garden

Thursday 14th February

Margaret Nimmo- Smith

How to make the most of a small garden

Competitions: Winter flowers from the garden; Three onions or a winter cabbage

Thursday 14th March

Rebecca Saunders (RSPB)

Attracting birds to your garden

Competitions: A pot of flowering bulbs; Broccoli or spring greens

Thursday 11th April

Roger Harvey (Harvey’s Garden Plants)

The joys of Spring borders

Competitions: Three stems of any one flowering shrub; Three sticks of rhubarb

 

Saturday 4th May – Plant Sale at 46 Cambridge Road, Girton – also cakes: from 2pm 

Please grow, split plants, sow seeds or cook. We need helpers on the day, so please get in touch.

Thursday 9th May

Robert Brett (Curator, RHS Hyde Hall)

The delights and possibilities of the RHS garden – Hyde Hall

Competitions: A vase of Spring/early Summer flowers; Three fresh herbs in a jar

 

Feast Week 2019

Saturday 13th July Feast Week Fete & Girton Mini Show

Fete stall – we will have ‘ plants and baskets’ for sale. Please can you grow a plant for us? Help also needed on the day. Please get in touch.

Mini Show – the schedule is shown below and will be in the May GPN

FEAST WEEK VILLAGE FETE

SATURDAY JULY 13th 12 – 5pm

CALLING ALL GARDENERS – COMPETITION TIME

The theme of Feast Week will be ‘Moon Landing 1969

The Girton Allotment Society and the Girton Garden Society will be organising a mini fruit, flower and vegetable show in the main marquee

The categories chosen for our part of the show represent the fruit, vegetables and flowers most likely to be ready in early July, weather permitting!

We would like to encourage all adults and children living in the village to show off their gardening and growing skills by entering any or all of the following competition categories:

Adults                                        Vegetable/fruit/flower classes          

1v.   3 sticks of rhubarb       

                                                                                                                                                                               

1f. 3 stems of one type of flower in a tall, colourless glass jar or vase    
2v.   5 beans (Runner or French)

 

2f.  A bunch of garden flowers in a clear  jam jar

 ( no labels)

 

3v. potatoes (any variety)

3f. A bunch of roses(no more than 7 stems) in a clear 

      Jam jar (no labels)

4v.   3 onions (any variety)

 

5v.   3 different vegetables

 

6v.   A small plate of fruit

Adults                                        Vegetable/fruit/flower classes          

Children                                         Vegetable/fruit/flower classes

7v.   3 different coloured vegetables

 

 

 
8v.   The funniest looking carrot

 

 
9v.   The longest bean

 

10v/f. An animal modelled from vegetables, fruit

         and/or flowers

 

 

Rules .  All entries must be brought to the main marquee between 10 and 11.30am and a small entry card filled in.

.  The vegetables and fruit will be displayed on 22/23cm white paper plates.

.  Judging and awarding of rosettes will take place at 12noon.

. The winners will be announced during the afternoon and entries can be collected after 4pm.

Contacts: Girton Garden Society- Kay Green 01223276819            Girton Allotment Society- Patsy Smith 01223575288Results

 

 

 

Thursday 10th October 

Nigel Start

Self-sufficiency from your garden

Competitions: Autumn flowers from the garden; A plate of apples or pears(dessert or cooking)

Thursday 14th November

Geoff Hodge

Winter colour in the garden

Competitions: A flowering pot plant; A vase of dried seed heads

Thursday 12th December

Andrew Sankey

A Cottager’s Christmas – the season’s customs and traditions

Competitions: A Christmas table arrangement; Six Brussels sprouts or 3 leeks

 

2020

Thursday 12th January

Annual General Meeting and social evening with a light supper

Competitions: A foliage plant; A photo of a plant or your own garden

 

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