THE Rhydlewis and District Gardening Club held their Autumn Produce Show at the end of August.
It marked a return after a difficult period during the covid pandemic and the loss of stalwart member Liz Blackler when the class of 39 was on schedule in the village hall on Tuesday 30 August.
It was an event with regulars and new faces at the hall both displaying their products and admiring the entries and enjoying home baking, arts and crafts.
The judges were Robert and Rannveig Wallis, who chose the winners after what was described as ‘a challenging summer with unusual weather’, but the quality of home-grown fruit and vegetables was judged to be ‘outstanding’.
Best of Exhibit in the Vegetable and Fruit classes: Kevin Myerscough
Rose Shield: Kevin Myerscough
Fruit and Vegetable Challenge Cup: Jonathan Sainsbury
D and G Shield for Homecraft: Kerry Killick and Sophie Heath
JT Shield for Onions: Carrie Davies.
White Potato: J. Sharman
Colored Potatoes: J. Sharman
Beet: S. Holmes
Runner Beans: J. Sharman
Onion: C. Davies
Shallot: J. Milton
Marrow: J. Sainsbury
Tomato: J. Sainsbury
Cherry Tomatoes: J. Sainsbury
Cucumber: J. Sainsbury
Vegetable varieties: M. Brown
Collection of Herbs: C. Davies
Oddly Shaped Vegetables: J. Sharman
Apples: J. Milton
Dahlias: K. Myerscough
Flowers: K. Myerscough
Hydrangeas: J. Milton
Flowering Pot Plant: K. Myerscough
Vase of cut flowers: M. Brown
Cut the root of a tree or flower: C. Davies
Floral arrangement: M. Fogg
Seasonal Arrangement: K. Killick
Only Brith: K. Killick
Bread Loaf: K. Killick
Sausage rolls: T. Sainsbury
Lemon Drizzle: S. Heath
Jam jar: F. Blades
Chutney bowl: T. Sainsbury
Egg Cozy: S. Heath
Knitted baby article: L. Hardy
Summer garden photo: T. Sainsbury
The names of the winners of the Courgettes and Pods of Peas categories have been kept confidential.
The next meeting of the Gardening Club is on September 27th at 7.30pm in Rhydlewis Village Hall commencing: ‘On Bulbs’ – Gardening Workshop with Roger from Trefhedyn.
Roger will bring items to display (and sell) and demonstrate how he uses bulbs to create interest indoors and in the garden. Everyone is welcome to the meetings, regardless of your interest in gardening.