Horticultural Classes

Horticultural Classes 2017

Exhibits must be in place by 10.00 am on Show Day.                                                                Open to all – Entry Fee: 50p IMG_0182each exhibit.

Entries close Wednesday 16th August 2017.

Print off a 2017 Marquee Classes Entry Form here

Judges:  Mr & Mrs D C Yapp, Mr V Cattermole & Mr A Humphrey

1. 1.  TOP TRAY CLASS
1st Prize – £10 voucher, 2nd Prize – £5 voucher, 3rd Prize – £3 voucher.

This class is for a collection of three types of vegetables taken from the
following list of fifteen: 3 Carrots tops trimmed to 3”, 2 Cauliflowers, 3 Onions,
3 Parsnips tops trimmed to 3”, 6 Pods of Peas, 3 Potatoes, 6 Pods of Runner
Beans, 6 Tomatoes, 6 Pods of French Beans, 2 Sweet-corn, 3 Peppers, 2
Cucumbers, 3 Courgettes, 3 Red Beet, 2 Aubergines.
The following general rules apply to this class:
(a) The vegetables must be displayed within an area of 45cm x 60 cm
(18in x 24in). No part of any exhibit may exceed the size of the tray.
(b) A black base cloth is permitted. Parsley only is allowed for
dressing.
NB: Further details may be obtained from Show Secretary, Mary
Bunner – 668 658

2. ONE VEGETABLE & ONE FLOWER
1st Prize – £10 voucher, 2nd Prize – £5 voucher, 3rd Prize – £3 voucher.
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FRUIT & VEGETABLE Classes
Prizes in following classes; 1st – £4.00 / 2nd – £3.00 / 3rd – £2.00

3. 5 Potatoes of one variety
4. 5 Pods Runner Beans
5. 5 Pods Broad Beans
6. 5 Pods Peas
7. 5 Onions grown from seed (not salad onions)
8. 5 Onions grown from sets
9. 6 Shallots of one variety
10. 3 Courgettes
11. 6 Radish – any variety
12. 1 Vegetable Marrow
13. 3 Carrots (long or intermediate) with tops trimmed to 4”
14. 3 Carrots (short or stump rooted) with tops trimmed to 4”
15. 1 Lettuce – any variety
16. 6 Tomatoes
17. 10 Cherry Tomatoes
18. 3 Beetroot – round with tops
19. 1 Cauliflower with roots
20. 1 Cabbage – green with roots
21. 2 Parsnips with tops trimmed to 4”
22. 2 Leeks with roots
23. 1 Stick Celery with roots                                                                                                                24. 1 Cucumber (frame).
25. A display of garden produce, fruit or vegetables in a basket
26. 5 Apples – any variety
27. 3 Pears
28. 10 Raspberries on a plate
29. Longest Kidney Bean
30 a. Any 3 Herbs in a pot
30 b. Any 3 Herbs in a bunch

FLOWER Classes
31. 6 Pansy heads
32. Gent’s Buttonhole
33. 1 Hybrid Tea Rose (named variety) in a vase
34. 1 Vase with Roses – 3 blooms
35. 1 Vase of double or single Asters – 6 blooms
36. 1 Vase of Dahlias – 5 blooms small or 3 blooms medium, decorative, mixed colours allowed
37. 1 Vase of Dahlias – 5 blooms small or 3 blooms medium cactus, mixed colours allowed
38. 1 Vase of 3 large decorative Dahlias, mixed colours allowed
39. 1 Vase of 3 Pompom Dahlias – not to exceed 2in. in diameter, mixed colours allowed
40. 1 Vase of Sweet Peas – 6 stems, own foliage, mixed colours allowed
41. 1 Sweet Pea – named variety in vase
42. 1 Vase of Antirrhinums – 3 stems, mixed colours allowed
43. Chrysanthemums – 3 blooms, mixed colours allowed
44. Gladioli – 1 spike
45. Vase of 3 different kinds of flowers
46. 3 Small Cacti or Succulent Plants
47. Top Vase Class (see notes 1-6 below)
*48. 1 Foliage Plant in a pot
*49. 1 Fern in a pot
*50. 1 Flowering Plant in a pot
*51. 1 Fuchsia in flower (in pot not exceeding 6 inches in diameter)
*52. 1 Cactus or Succulent
53 a. Geranium, any variety, in 6 inch Pot
53 b. Pelargonium, any variety, in 6 inch Pot

*N.B. for Classes 30a / 30b & 48-52 PLEASE SPECIFY APPROXIMATE SIZE OF ENTRY ON ENTRY FORM

1. The Top Vase Class is for a vase of mixed flowering stems containing a total of between 5 and 10 stems, taken
from a minimum of two different kinds of plants. Please note that it is two different KINDS of plants; two varieties of the
same plant are NOT two kinds.
2. The display will be judged out of a total of 35 points, split into: 25 points for the colour, form, condition, quality and
freshness of the flowers on display, and 10 marks for the overall presentation and effect of the flowers in the vase. The
vase will be viewed from all directions.
Judging of the flowers should be to the normal rules used for other flowers.
3. Stems used in the display must be showing flowers only; no seed heads or berries will be allowed.
4. The vase can be any shape and size and made from any material, but must be in proportion to the display. No
marks are awarded for the vase itself.
5. No accessories whatsoever – such as bows and additional foliage – will be allowed. Foliage which is growing
naturally from the flowering stem, and still attached to that stem, is allowed.
Packing material – including Oasis – to keep the stem in place is allowed.
6. The winner of the Top Vase class will receive a £10 seed voucher. The runner-up will receive a £5 seed voucher.
Third place will receive a £3 seed voucher.

HORTICULTURAL AWARDS

The PERPETUAL SILVER CHALLENGE BOWL
donated by the CHIRBURY HORSE SOCIETY,
will be awarded to the Exhibitor gaining most points in Classes 1 – 53.

R.H. BUNNER & SON Ltd will award a VOUCHER
to the value of £20 to the Exhibitor residing within the TOWN of
MONTGOMERY gaining the most points in Classes 1 – 53.

The attention of ALL Exhibitors is drawn to
Rules 2, 3 and 7 of the Rules and Regulations.

The PERPETUAL SILVER CHALLENGE CUP donated by the late
Mr T. M. Wainwright will be awarded to the exhibitor
gaining most points in Classes 1 – 24.

The R.H. BUNNER PERPETUAL SILVER SALVER
will be awarded to the Exhibitor residing within the PARISH OF
MONTGOMERY gaining most points in Classes 1 – 24.

A PERPETUAL CHALLENGE CUP
donated by Mrs J. Pugh will be awarded
to the Exhibitor gaining the most points in Classes 31 – 53.

The JOHN BIRD PERPETUAL CUP
will be awarded for best entry in ‘One Vegetable, One Flower’ Class 2.

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