Cairneyhill Horticultural Society

Dunfermline Saturday Press 28 July 1860

The Cairneyhill Horticultural Society held their first exhibition for the season on Saturday in the village school – Mr Alexander Stenhouse of Pitfirrane acted as judge.

The show was a very creditable one and the prizes were awarded as follows:

Society’s Prizes

Heaviest 36 gooseberries – Alexander Bald, 2nd James Clark
Heaviest 12 cherries – James Clark and Henry Deas equal
Heaviest currants, red and white, 6 twigs each – James Clark
Heaviest 12 strawberries – Henry Deas, 2nd Angus Hodge
Heaviest 1 cabbage – William Black, 2nd James Herron
Heaviest 6 potatoes – Alexander Bald, 2nd Peter Deas
Heaviest 3 early carrots – James Clark, 2nd James Herron
Heaviest 2 turnips – Alexander Bald, 2nd Peter Deas
Heaviest 25 pod peas – Alexander Bald

Extra Prizes

Heaviest 6 pods peas – Alexander Bald, 2nd James Clark
Heaviest early cabbage – James Herron, 2nd William Black
Heaviest 3 early carrots – James Clark, 2nd James Herron
Heaviest early cabbage – James Herron, 2nd William Black
Heaviest 3 stalks rhubarb – William Black, 2nd James Clark
Heaviest 6 potatoes – Alexander Bald
Best 2 hand bouquets – James Clark, 2nd John Morris
Best 2 pansies and 2 pinks – William Black
Best 4 stocks – Peter Deas, 2nd James Clark
Best 4 sweet williams – James Clark, 2nd William Black
Best 4 phloxes – John Morris, 2nd Alexander Deas
Best 6 pansies – William Black, 2nd Alexander Bald
Best 2 fuchsias, in pot – James Clark
Best 4 phloxes – James Clark
Best geranium, in pot – James Clark
Best 4 antirrhinums – Peter Deas
Best geranium, in pot – Peter Deas
Best 6 pansies – William Black, 2nd Alexander Bald
Best 4 stocks – James Clark, 2nd William Black
Best 6 pinks – William Black
Heaviest 6 shallots – Alexander Deas

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