• Welcome to the Petersham Horticultural Society

    Petersham Horticultural Society was founded 113 years ago. It is a not-for-profit organisation which aims to encourage and enthuse the families living in Petersham to enjoy their gardens. The Annual Flower Show is our biggest event of the year, drawing crowds from far and wide. Why not enter your roses in the show this year?

Cup winners from our 109th Show

Here are the 2015 cup winners from the 109th show:

Congratulations to you all, and commiserations to those that did not. Better luck next time!

CUP/PRIZE NAME Proxime Accessit
Bronze Banksian Medal James CAVANAGH (60 points) Malcolm Bell(= 57 points)
Colonel Bromhead Memorial Cup for Best in Show (any floral, fruit or vegetable class)

Malcolm BELL

(for class 36: any other fruit [Cherries]

The Harry Thorne Memorial Prize for most meritorious exhibit of vegetables Sheila BROWN

(for class 55: garlic)

The Cowen Memorial Challenge Bowl (most points, floral categories) Lilias GREY-TURNER James Cavanagh (15 points)
John Grapes Memorial Prize for most meritorious exhibit of flowers Sylvia PEILE

(for class 28: vase of mixed garden flowers)

The Kathleen and Harold Sharp Trophy
(for class 28: vase of mixed garden flowers)
Sylvia PEILE

(for class 28: vase of mixed garden flowers)

The Lambert Memorial Bowl & Worshipful Company of Gardeners’ Diploma of Excellence (best rose in any class) Annaliese DERRICK

(for class 9: 4 roses 1 or more varieties)

The Clifford Bragg Challenge Cup (for most points in fruit classes) Malcolm BELL & James CAVANAGH
(Both 14 points)
Chris Oliver (6 points)
The Petersham Perpetual Challenge Cup (for most points in vegetable classes) Malcolm BELL
(47 points)
James Cavanagh
(33 points)
Worshipful Company of Gardeners’ Certificate of Merit for Novices Jaqui FARNHAM

(for class 3: one dish of vegetables, one or more kinds)

Alf Gundry Memorial Prize Malcolm BELL
The James Clark Memorial Cup (most points in floral arrangement classes) Juliet EDWARDS
(8 points)

Sylvia Peile, Emily Powell-Blyth, Alison Wise (all 4 points)

Worshipful Company of Gardeners’ Certificate of Merit for best floral arrangement Sylvia PEILE

(for 61: a woman’s corsage)

The Philip Carr Challenge Cup (most points in cookery classes) Diana LAWSON

(22 points)

Judith Magee
(17 points)
The North Trophy (for cookery item giving most pleasure) Sally SIMON

(for 66: a vegetarian quiche)

The Violet Lincoln Memorial Salver (most points in arts and crafts classes) Katherine YONG
(18 points)
Sheila Brown (10 points)
The Anthony Rampton Memorial Prize for most meritorious photographic exhibit Richard MORRIS

(for 80c: plant life)

The Pamela Griffiths Memorial Cup (most points in junior floral, fruit & vegetables) Alexander Yong OSMAN (21 Points)  Linden CURTIS (12 points)
The Mary Turner Cup (for winner of class 87: fruit, flowers & vegetable figure) Ella SIMON
The Anne Millard Cup (best junior floral entry) Alexander YONG-OSMAN
RHS Junior Competitor’s Certificate of Merit in Horticulture (for best vegetable in a junior class) Katie CHAMBERS

(for vegetables grown by you)

The Edmonds Cup (most points in junior arts, crafts and cookery) Alexander Yong OSMAN (25 points)
The Cowen Cup Florence WOOLNER (for class 95 (b))
PHS Top Tray (Vegetables) Malcolm BELL
PHS Top Vase James CAVANAGH
Petersham United Charities Prize for best Schools’ entry of fruit, flowers and/or vegetables

=1: Holly Lodge & St Richard’s School

[prize will be shared jointly]

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