Here is your chance to win a prize in The Hampshire Federation of Horticultural Societies' Allotment Competition 2018. The Competition, which will be assessed by Federation Judges, is open to all members of affiliated Societies and consists of two Sections:
Plots of less than 10 rods (300sq yards/250sq metres) and
Plots of 10 rods and over.
Challenge Cups are awarded annually to the Section Winners with Cash Prizes in Section 1: 1st - £20, 2nd - £15 and 3rd – £10 and Section 2: 1st - £30, 2nd - £20 and 3rd - £15.
Diplomas are awarded as follows: top 7% of the combined results – Diploma of Special Merit, next 15% - Diploma of Merit.
Download an Entry Form here. The entry fee is only £1 and entry forms should be completed and returned to Rona Neilson, Plot 17A, Warsash Road, with appropriate fees, by Friday 18th May 2018. Any queries? - e-mail the web team on this website.
Here are the winners from the Western Wards Allotment Association. All other results of the 2017 Fareham in Bloom competition can be found on their website http://www.fareham.gov.uk/PDF/leisure/FiBResultSheet2017.pdf. Congratulations and well done to all entrants. Let's hope that more plot-holders will take part in 2018.
Allotment Garden up to 5 Rods
- Mike & Fiona Seddon Lodge Road - 43D1
- Barbara Hatch Hunts Pond Road -14A1
- Phillip Campbell Hunts Pond Road 19a1
- Mike Brown Hunts Pond Road - 13A1
- Alex Thompson Lodge Road-41B1
Allotment Garden over 5 Rods
- Sean Shaw Hunts Pond Road - 28D
- Clare Tilbury Lodge Road - 43B
- Lorna Etherington Hunts Pond Road - 10a
- Geoff & Sandra Milam Lodge Road - 44c
- Stephen & Denise Linburn Hunts Pond Road - 31C
- Barnaby and Georgina Spragg Hunts Pond Road - 29/30D2
Warsash, HPR, Allotment Road and Lodge Road all received Silver Gilt.
The Minutes of the January 2018 Committee Meeting have now been published.
The Western Wards Allotment Association, in conjuction with the Warsash Horticultural Society (WHS), enjoyed a splendid afternoon on 7th November, hosting the ever popular Radio 4 Gardener's Question Time programme. Chaired by Peter Gibbs, the panellists included (l to r) Bunny Guinness, Chris Beardshaw and Pippa Greenwood.
We recorded two programmes from the Warsash Victory Hall on Tuesday 7th November 2017 and these will be broadcast on Friday 17th November and Friday 15th December. Don't forget to listen or subscribe to the podcast.
Proceeds from ticket sales will be donated to the Victory Hall, our chosen charity.