See stunning Shoreham autumn show exhibits as horticultural society ends centenary year in style

Shoreham Horticultural and Allotment Society has ended its centenary year in style, with a colourful autumn show. Visitors were able to view displays including chrysanthemums, dahlias, pot plants, fruit, vegetables, homecrafts and photography. There was also a beautiful floral art display with the theme A Walk in the Woods.

Monday, 14th October 2019, 11:08 am
DM19102058a.jpg. Shoreham Horticultural Society autumn flower show. Elaine Bliss. Photo by Derek Martin Photography. SUS-191210-181823008

Tim Loughton won the Green Ribbon for best fruit or vegetable, as well as the trophy for most points in fruit, and Ted Banks won the Red Ribbon for best plant in show. Other trophy winners were Ron Sullivan, most points chrysanthemums; Ruth Davids, best five mixed dahlias; Helen Swyer, most points pot plants and cut flowers, and crafts diploma; Barry Hillman, most points vegetables; Gerald O’Brien, most points homecrafts; Doug Rowland, most points men only cookery in all three 2019 shows; Ruth Davids, best floral art exhibit; Mel Woolgar, Vintage Years voucher. Visit for more information about the society.

Helen Swyer, who won most points in pot plants and cut flowers. Photo by Derek Martin DM19102010a
Ian Swyer with his pears. Photo by Derek Martin DM19102014a
Nigel Clark with his spectacular vegetable entry. Photo by Derek Martin DM19102027a
Ron Sullivan won most points in the chrysanthemums classes. Photo by Derek Martin DM19102049a
Ruth Davids, winner of the best floral art exhibit. Photo by Derek Martin DM19102015a
Mary Green knows her onions. Photo by Derek Martin DM19102031a
Barry Hillman, who won most points in vegetables. Photo by Derek Martin DM19102034a
Tim Loughton won the Green Ribbon for best fruit or vegetable. Photo by Derek Martin DM19102020a
Gerald O'Brien with his homecrafts entry. Photo by Derek Martin DM19102045a
Elaine Bliss with her pink-themed vase. Photo by Derek Martin DM19102058a