|National Show winners 2014 - Wisley|
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|This year's show was held
again at RHS Wisley. Despite the weather during staging, the show was a great
success, with lots of visitors and questions about dahlias.
Did you hear the adverts on Classic FM prior to the show? These mentioned the 'National Dahlia Society' and the NDS was also referred to on their web site.
|Our thanks go to all who helped make this a great show!|
Talks on Dahlias were given to the public from the Thursday to the Sunday of the show.
This is an important part of the society's activities.
On the left Terry Bratcher, on the right Dave Gillam.
Patio dahlias were chosen to from part of the Dahlia
display over the weekend. On the left you can see some of them.
To help cover the costs of the display, it was decided to grow some dahlias in pots to sell at the end of the show.
On the right we had to take them outside to sell them, so high was the demand.
Thanks got to Jack Gott for providing the tubers and members of the EC for propagating them. Particular thanks to Dave Gillam who grew them on in the pots - over 700! ( only a proportion of these found their way to Wisley).
On the left we see Paul Fulford, from the Midlands, who won the Intermediate Championship ( class 34).
On the right we see Les Jackson's winning entry in the G F Crowley Perpetual Challenge Cup with his new seedling, a small cactus: 'Hillcrest Jersie'.
He was also awarded the Jescot Perpetual Challenge Cup.
The People's Competition on
Saturday and Sunday attracted a total of around 100 entries.
Monty Johnson aged 9, with his entry.
|Ray Weeks wins the G F Drayson Trophy for the best Giant Dec in Show with Sir Alf Ramsey|
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