Once again over the weekend 21st/22nd July 2018 Ashtead & Dorking Fuchsia Group held another successful Annual Fuchsia Show at Squires Garden Centre West Horsley Epsom Road kt24 6ar . Fuchsias are generally shade loving plants but despite the very hot weather 14 exhibitors entered 87 show exhibits. This year staff members of the garden centre were encouraged to enter exhibits. The show was judged by Carol Gubler British Fuchsia Society Judge . The exhibit that gained The Best in Show Award was a hanging basket of fuchsias entered June Lightfoot. The fuchsia cultivar was Auntie Jenks. The Managers Choice was awarded to Yvonne Robinson entry in the needlework class of a bookmark depicting a pattern of fuchsias worked in cross stitch. Yvonne is a staff member at Squires . The Managers choice award was chosen by Steph Cole who is The coffee Bar Manager of Squires Garden Centre, West Horsley. Other members of Squires staff team entered exhibits and were successful in gaining some first places in the novice class, The Bonsai class and the Hardy Fuchsia class.
We are very grateful to Squires Garden Centres for allowing us to hold our Annual Show at West Horsley , and to Jamie Smith Garden Centre Manager for his generous contribution to the tombola prizes. We meet at Squires West Horsley, in the cafe annex on the first Wednesday of the month apart from August and January. Our next meeting is Wednesday 5th September from 2.30-.4.30. all welcome.