Autumn Show

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Show Classes

99 classes in 14 sections

Pot Plants

Pot Plants

A blue aster

Flowers

A Chrysanthemum

Chrysanths

A Dahlia

Dahlias

A Question mark

Flower & Vegetable Combination

Vegetables

Vegetables

Apples

Fruit

A Novelty Vegetable

Novelty Veg

veg-monster

Children’s

A pot of jam

Domestic

wine & beer

Wine & Beer

Flowers, a miniature arrangement

Floral Art

an old camera

Photography

Knitting wool and needles

Handicrafts

= includes new/changed classes for 2020


Special Classes

‘Chilli Challenge’

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.


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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.

Timetable

Staging 8:30am – 11:30am
Judging 12 noon onwards
Show opens 2:00pm
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.
2020 Show ScheduleWays 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 shows@ldga.org.uk
  • 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 shows@ldga.org.uk
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 shows@ldga.org.uk

Quick Chutney Demos

A glass of quick chutneyWe hope to welcome back Meg Hewett to give a couple of seasonal chutney making demonstrations.


Raffle

Raffle ticketsRaffle 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


Refreshments

refreshmentsTea, coffee and homemade cake will be available all afternoon


Garden Advice

Question markLDGA 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 Sale

produce saleProduce 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

show crowdMembers & friends enjoying the show last year


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