GARDEN SOCIETY SHOWS

The Society holds three shows per year in Spring, Summer and Autumn. Please see below for the latest schedule.

PLEASE SCROLL TO THE BOTTOM FOR CHILDREN' S CLASSES.

 

 

 

 

 

AUTUMN SHOW

 

Saturday 14th September 2019 at 2.00 pm 

Hollingbourne Village Hall

Stalls and Cream Teas during the afternoon.

Entry forms the Show Secretary by post or email or to

Christopher’s Shop by Thursday 12th September

 

Exhibits to be staged between 10.00 am and 12.00 noon    Judging at 12.15.

 

Vegetable Classes

 

 1.            3            Carrots, one cultivar, tops trimmed

 2.            2            Parsnips

 3.            2            Cabbage, green

 4.            2            Leeks, blanched

 5.            3            Onions under  9 cm (3½ in) in diameter

 6.            3            Onions over 9 cm (3½ in) in diameter

 7.            1            Plate of 7 Shallots

 8.            3            Beetroot

 9.            3            Potatoes, white

10.           3            Potatoes, coloured

11.           3            Tomatoes, not cherry type

12.           7            Cherry Tomatoes on a plate.

13.           6            Pods of Beans, one variety, excluding Runner Beans

14.           6            Runner Beans

15.           2            Vegetables of one type not listed classes 1-14 in Autumn schedule

16.          A Collection of 4 distinct varieties of vegetables from table on page 2

               in a tray not exceeding 75 x 75 cm (2ft 6 in by 2ft 6 in).

17.          Plate of 3 Root Vegetables (Novice Exhibitors)

18.          Longest Runner Bean

19.          Unusual Vegetable

20.          Heaviest Potato

 

Fruit Classes

 

21.            3            Dessert Apples of same cultivar

22.            3            Cooking Apples of same cultivar

23.            3            Pears of same cultivar

24.                          Plate of 5 Stone Fruit of same cultivar

25.            1            Bunch of Grapes

26.                          Plate of 5 Soft Fruit with stalks or in bunches – according to type

27.            3            Fruits not listed classes 21-26

28                           The Largest Apple

 

Flower & Plant  Classes

 

29.            3            Stems, Dahlias, decorative

30.            3            Stems, Dahlias, cactus

31.            3            Stems, Dahlias, other

32.            3            Chrysanthemums, individual blooms - Incurved Decoratives

33.            3            Chrysanthemums, individual blooms – Reflexed Decoratives

34.            3            Stems Chrysanthemums - Spray

35.            3            Stems Chrysanthemums, any other type

36.                          The Last Rose of Summer - single bloom

37.            3            Stems Annual Flowers – one variety

38.            3            Stems Herbaceous Perennial – one variety not listed in schedule

                                                                                   

Flower & Plant  Classes continued

 

39.            3            Stems of Shrub Flowers  - one variety

40.            3            Stems of Shrub Fruits – one variety

41.            3            Stems of Bulbous Plant Flowers – one variety

42.            1            Stem Gladiolus

43             1            Fuchsia, pot-grown, pot not exceeding   13 cm (5 inches)

44.            1            Fuchsia, pot-grown, pot 13-26 cm (5 – 10 inches)

45.            1            Pot-Plant, not listed, pot not exceeding 13 cm (5 inches)

46             1            Pot-Plant, not listed, pot 13- 26 cm (5 -10 inches)

47             1            Pot-grown Orchid

48             1            Planted Patio Container judged all round

 

Floral Art Classes

 

49.    ‘Autumn Gold’: flowers, foliage, fruit.  Accessories allowed, 75 cm (2”6’)

50.     An arrangement using foliage, grasses and berries

51.     An arrangement in a cup and saucer

52.     An arrangement of flowers/foliage:  NOVICE only, up to (45 cm) 18 inches

 

Craft  Class

 

53.     An exhibit of craft   A. knitted item   B. Other Needlecraft C. Other medium

54      Photograph ‘Autumn Colour

 

Home Economic Classes

 

55             5            Shortbread

56.            1            Fruit Crumble not exceeding 21 cm (8 inches)

57.            1            Teabread, 2lb Loaf tin own named recipe

58.            1            Ginger Cake. Not exceeding 21cm (8 inches)

59.            5             Savoury scones

60             1            454g /1 lb jar of Jam, autumn fruit, exhibited with cellophane cover.

61             1            227g/½ lb jar t jelly, own named recipe

62.            1            454g /1 lb jar of Chutney

 

Childrens classes     (classes divided into: up to 7 years and 8 to 12 years)

 

63.                        A Potato person

64.                        A leaf pattern

65.                        A picture of a sunflower

66            3           Rocky Road Squares

67                         Nasturtiums grown in a pot           

 

Exhibits to be judged by everyone

 

68                    Best on the Day

69                    Ugliest Vegetable

 

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