99 classes in 14 sections
= includes new/changed classes for 2020
For members only, we have the ‘Chilli Challenge’. Young chilli plants will be available from LDGA in the spring. We would like you to grow them on and show them in class 62. A £1.00 contribution is required for the plant but class entry is free.
‘Mystery Seed Challenge’
Also for members only, special seeds will be available from Tapps Garden Centre, Baldock in the spring. We would like you to grow them and show the resulting produce in class 65. A £1.00 donation to Tapps’ charity is required for the seeds but class entry is free.
114th Autumn Show
Saturday 12th September 2020
Free Church Hall, Norton Way South SG6 1NX map
Opens at 2:00pm. Admission is free
New classes this year include: mixed grasses & seed heads and mixed dahlias for the novice grower. As usual, for members only, we have the ‘Chilli Challenge’ and the ‘Mystery Seed Challenge’ for the Tapps Trophy. We also have the usual plant/produce sale, refreshments and raffle. We are also hoping to welcome back Meg Hewett to give a couple of seasonal demonstrations; this time she will be doing quick chutneys.
It’s a great afternoon out for everyone
- take a look at some pictures from previous years’ shows.
|Staging||8:30am – 11:30am|
|Judging||12 noon onwards|
|Quick chutney demos||2:30pm & 3:30pm|
|Awards & Raffle||4:15pm – 4:30pm|
|Removal of exhibits||4:30pm – 4:45pm|
How to enter – non-members welcome
First read the show rules and the showing instructions. Fill out the entry form, listing all the classes that you wish to enter and return it along with your entry fees to Paul Heydon, LDGA Show Secretary.
Ways to submit your entry:
- at the monthly evening meetings (3rd Thursday)
- at the monthly coffee mornings (1st Wednesday)
- at the Trading Store during normal opening times
- at 129 Lonsdale Road, Stevenage, Herts. SG1 5DF
- by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org
- by calling 01438 727422 to speak to Paul
Entries must arrive by 8:00pm on Thursday 10th Sept
|Show Rules & Instructions||Entry Form||Show Schedule|
Never shown before?
Fancy a go but not sure?
Friendly advice is always available. Why not contact Paul Heydon, LDGA Show Secretary by sending an email to email@example.com
You never know you could be going home with the Newcomers Trophy
Do you have children or grandchildren?
If they are of primary school age why not encourage them to enter our children’s classes for pansies in a pot or a vegetable monster. The Children’s Cup is awarded to the youngster with the most points in the children’s classes. Entry is free.
See Show Schedule for Young Gardeners and visit our Young Gardeners page
Your feedback welcomed
Let us know what you thought of the show. Tell us which of the classes you enjoyed most and what you would like to see next year. Please send all your comments to firstname.lastname@example.org
Quick Chutney Demos
We hope to welcome back Meg Hewett to give a couple of seasonal chutney making demonstrations.
Raffle tickets will be on sale all afternoon with some great prizes up for grabs, only £1 a strip. Draw takes place at around 4.30pm
Tea, coffee and homemade cake will be available all afternoon
LDGA members and committee will be on hand to take your garden related questions. If we don’t know the answer we will find it out.
Produce of all kinds will be on sale throughout afternoon.
If you have any produce that we could sell, including fruit, veg, cakes or preserves please let us know or just bring them along.
A Great Afternoon
Members & friends enjoying the show last year