Village of Haddenham

Hoticultural Show Report 2019

Home » News » Hoticultural Show Report 2019

On behalf of the Haddenham Horticultural Society, Gay Jordan writes:

We were delighted to see an increase in the number of exhibitors entering the open classes at the show (80 individuals compared with 2018's 63 and 2017's 72). Moreover, unlike last year, very few of those only went in for one or two classes, so the overall number of classes entered was well up at 579.

Most classes were well supported and very few failed to attract any entries. As usual, we will review the schedule over the next few months to see where changes might prove beneficial and are always open to receiving suggestions from outside the committee.

The number of exhibitors in the special children's classes also showed a very pleasing increase over the past few years, with 21 children entering 129 classes. We had changed the age groups this year, with classes for the under 5s, 5 to 8 years, 9 to 12 years and 13 to 15 years. The first two groups were well supported, but we were disappointed that once again there were no entrants in the oldest age group and not many in 9 to 12 group.

From the door receipts the number of visitors to the Show also showed an increase and once again we were delighted to receive many favourable comments, with people seeming to enjoy themselves as always with the wide range of classes providing something of interest for everyone.

Our thanks to Carol Mason for capturing photos for the community website — dispalyed in the Galleries section.

The competition results and special awards are summarised on the PDFs featured on this web page.

popular recent storiesAlso in the news

Jonny Fillis
Haddenham Webteam: Sat 26 Nov 7:30pm

Last weekend Haddenham Baptist Church launched its Hat and Boots Restoration Appeal to raise funds for vital repairs to this unique witchert building. One week on, the Appeal has raised an incredible £7500! Baptist Minister Jonny Fillis said "I want to say a big THANK YOU to everyone who supported Ross and myself during our 90 mile Wychert Way walk, our Open Day and all our...

Electric Vehicle Club
Haddenham Webteam: Fri 25 Nov 11:45am

I'm delighted to say we'll be officially launching the Haddenham EV Hire Club on Saturday, 3rd December. You'll find our stall outside the Village Hall between 9am and 1pm, to coincide with the monthly Vale Harvest market. Come down and check out the car and we'll show you how easy it is to book, open and start, all via an app on your phone. You can sign up for free and...

Santa on Sleigh_transp 2
Haddenham Webteam: Fri 25 Nov 10:30am

Aylesbury Lions Club — Santa's visit to HaddenhamPlease note: the Lions Club always do their best to adhere to the published schedules but sometimes weather conditions or roadside parking constraints in the tighter areas of Haddenham mean that changes need to be made 'on the hoof'.Tuesday 29th NovemberWe are starting at the CO-OP, Pegasus Way at 6.00pmThe route will...