Pelargonium News

June 2013



Nearly 80 exhibits at annual Pelargonium show  The cold spring failed to deter green fingered Pelargonium fans when they displayed their efforts at Gardener's Hall in Windsor. It was the Windsor and Slough Chrysanthemum, Fuchsia and Pelargonium Society's annual Pelargonium show, held at the hall in St Leonard's Road, Windsor on Sunday, June 16 2013.  There were 13 exhibitors and the 76 exhibits.The Deputy Mayor of Windsor and Maidenhead Cllr John Lenton and Deputy Mayoress Margaret Lenton gave out the prizes.Peter Waving won the Queen Elizabeth II Cup, the Brenda Rose Cup and the Headington Cup for best in show.Society vice-president Bob Clarke won the Mrs Robinson Memorial Cup and the PAGS Silver Spoon for best exhibitor in two classes. Liz Gray, Ted Lone and Graham Talbot also won cups.The society meets on the first Thursday of every month at Gardener's Hall at 2pm and welcomes new members.The fuchsia show happens on August 10 at 2pm. There will be 30 classes, also including gladioli, pinks and pot plants.

Annual Pelargonium show held in Windsor.  2014.  



Pelargonium fans displayed their efforts at Gardener's Hall in Windsor yesterday.It was the Windsor and Slough Chrysanthemum, Fuchsia and Pelargonium Society's annual pelargonium show, held at the hall in St Leonard's Road.There were 10 exhibitors and about 75 exhibits on show.The Mayor of Windsor and Maidenhead Cllr Richard Kellaway was on hand to give out prizes to the winners.Chairman of the society, Sid Garcia, said: "It has been a good one. Everyone has enjoyed themselves. People have come as far as Bristol and Somerset, it was a good show."


Annual flower show is blooming great success

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THE 114th instalment of an annual flower show was a blooming great success as exhibitors blossomed in the sunshine.  Peter Waving with his winning entry Double Pink, The Slough and Windsor Chrysanthemum, Fuchsia and Pelargonium Society’s Pelargonium Show was held at Gardeners Hall, in St Leonard’s Road, Windsor, on Sunday.Around 10 exhibitors showcased their pelargoniums, commonly known as geraniums, in more than 40 different classes.  Sid Garcia, chairman of the society, said: “It went really well. It was a good show with good exhibitors, with some coming from as far as Somerset and Wiltshire, and there was local people popping in for a few minutes as well.”Around 200 people attended the show, with prizes presented by Royal Borough Mayor Cllr Richard Kellaway. The prizewinners were Bob Clarke, Peter Waving, Ray Birt, Liz Gray and Graham Talbot.





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