Ringwood and District Historical Society, Ringwood
RINGWOOD GARDEN CLUB INC.
The following is a list of items that are stored at the RDHS Archive site, from the Ringwood Garden Club.
This box of items does not include all the archival items from the Club, the Minutes will be kept at the home of the Archive Officer.
Medal: From the Royal Horticultural Society of Victoria. Won at Box Hill show, in 1978.
Badge: An early Ringwood Horticultural & Agricultural Society badge.
Old Photograph: “Judging the Fruit Exhibits”, circa 1908.
Certificate: 3rd. Prize at the 2009 Hanging Basket Competition, from the R.H.S.V.
Shield: From the National Dahlia Society of Victoria, Annual Inter Society Championship In 1975. Won by the then: Ringwood & District Horticultural Garden Club.
Tray: The Bill McDowell Perpetual Trophy for Amateur Cut Flowers: winners from 1973 to 1987.
Old Photograph: From the Royal Agricultural Society of Victoria, awarded at the Royal Melbourne Show in 1947, First Prize, Ringwood.
Certificate: From the Melbourne City Council: Festival of Progress, held in 1951, to Commemorate the Centenary of Victorian Government.
Certificate of Merit: from past winners at shows. (5)
Certificates: 2 unused Certificates of Merit, 1 unused Champion certificate.
Garden Competition Certificates: from 1959 to 1981.
Poster: Early Autumn Show poster displayed in shop Windows.
Hortico Prize Certificates: 2 unused, $10.00 & $5.00 value.
Tape Recording: Recorded history of the Ringwood Garden Club, talk given by the late Hugh McCall on 23/9/1996, Club’s centenary.
Prize Cards: 41 First Prize” cards from Mrs. D. Holloway & 27 “Second Prize” cards, from 1956 to 1960.
Prize Cards: 2 First Prize & 1 Second Prize card from Mrs. Holloway at the 1st. Heathmont Boy Scouts in 1958.
Prize Cards: 4 Prize Cards from the Upwey & District Garden Club. 3 lsts., 12nd.
Prize Card: from the Boronia & District H & A. Society: 1st. Prize, (no other information)
Prize Card: from the R.H.S.V.: Second Prize for 1 Vase of Daffodils, Mr W Rosel.
Prize Card: from the Dandenong Ranges Floral Festival, Easter Show, First Prize, Mrs Holloway in April, 1957 plus a Second Prize, same year.
Prize Card: from the Mitcham Horticultural Society, Autumn Show, Mrs Holloway,
1 Bowl of Floating Flowers in 1958.
Laminated Certificates: from the Great Victorian Hanging Basket Competition by the R.H.S.V. (no years mentioned)
Club Syllabus: from 1980 to 2015.
Photographs: from winners at our shows and judges at those shows.
Ringwood Horticultural Society, 1962, Champion, Exhibit in Vegetables.
Upwey & District Garden Club, 1977, Jubilee Carnival of Flowers.
Ringwood garden Club, Vic. Large Dahlia Championships, 1983,6 Dahlias, D.V.’s. National Dahlia Soc. of Vic., Autumn Show, 1975, Inter-Societies Championship. Upwey & District Garden Club, 1980 Carnival of Flowers, Mountain Dist. Cham’s.
“ “ “ “ , Spring Show, 1973.
“ “ “ “ , Carnival of Flowers, 1984, Inter Society Exhibit.
“ “ “ “ , “ “ “ , 1982. Best Exhibit.
Healesville Garden Club: Autumn Show, Best Exhibit, Cut Flower Section.
Ringwood Garden Club, Autumn Show, 1964, Best Exhibit in Vegetables.
Upwey & District Garden Club, 1974 Carnival of Flowers.
Ringwood Garden Club, Spring 1986, Best Exhibit in Junior Cookery.
Ringwood & District Hort. & Graden Club, Autumn Show, 1974, Best Floral Art. Ringwood garden Club, Autumn 1989, Ringwood Amateur Dahlia Championship, Ringwood Horticultural Society, Autumn Show, 1963, Best Exhibit in Vegetables. Ringwood H & A Society: Autumn Show, 1957, Best Exhibit Floral Art.
Ringwood & District Horticultural & Garden Club, Spring Show, 1973, Best Floral Art Exhibit.
Upwey & District Garden Club, Carnival of Flowers, 1985. Mountain District Championships, Inter-Society Exhibit.
Yarra Glen A. & H. Society Inc. Annual Show: small blue sash-style ribbon.
Small Ribbons: from Victoria 150, a second (red) & 3rd. (green)
Felt Badges: 1 green for Secretary: 1 blue for Judge.
Rosette: 3rd. Prize at the Hanging Basket Competition in 2009.
Blue Folder: contains photographs, prize cards, certificates, awards, etc.
Albums: 4 photo, albums of garden shows, floral art, Spring Celebration photos and Newspaper articles.
* All items placed in the container were placed there on 2nd. September, 2019.