Autumn Show Classes

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2018 Autumn Show Classes

The Newcomers Trophy is awarded to the person gaining most points showing at Letchworth for the first time. The 2017 winner was P Hollingsworth

Pot Plants Flowers Dahlias Flower & Veg Combination Vegetables Novelty Vegetables Fruit
Children’s Domestic Wine & Beer Floral Art Photography Handicrafts
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new / changed for 2018 see show rules & instructions see entry form

Pot Plants

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1. Regal Pelargonium / Geranium, 1 pot
2. Fuchsia, 1 pot
3. Foliage, 1 pot
4. Floral, 1 pot
5. Coleus, 1 pot
6. Cactus, 1 specimen
7. Succulent, 1 specimen

Flowers

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8. Mixed foliage, 1 vase, 2 or more varieties
9. Gladioli, red, pink or orange, 1 vase, 1 spike
10. Gladioli, blue or mauve, 1 vase, 1 spike
11. Gladioli, white, cream or yellow, 1 vase, 1 spike
12. Asters, 1 vase, 6 stems
13. Roses, 1 vase, 3 stems
14. Mixed flowers, 1 vase, 12 stems and/or blooms max, 2 or more varieties
Judged: 20% Arrangement, 30% Colour, 50% Quality
15. Chrysanthemums, 1 vase, 3 sprays
16. Chrysanthemums, 1 vase, 3 blooms, incurve
17. Chrysanthemums, 1 vase, 3 blooms, reflex
17a. Chrysanthemums, 1 vase, 3 blooms, intermediate

Dahlias

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18. Giant decorative, 1 vase, 1 bloom
19. Large decorative, 1 vase, 3 blooms
20. Medium decorative, 1 vase, 3 blooms
21. Small and/or miniature decorative, 1 vase, 3 blooms
22. Giant cactus or semi-cactus, 1 vase, 1 bloom
23. Large cactus and/or semi-cactus, 1 vase, 3 blooms
24. Medium cactus and/or semi-cactus, 1 vase, 3 blooms
25. Small or miniature cactus and/or semi-cactus, 1 vase, 3 blooms
26. Small and/or miniature ball, 1 vase, 3 blooms
27. Pompon, 1 vase, 5 blooms
28. Mixed dahlias, 1 vase or bowl, 2 or more varieties, arranged for effect
29. Any other dahlias not from classes 18 – 28, 1 vase, 5 blooms, 1 or more varieties
30. Dahlia Championship
A display of 15 blooms, in a minimum of 4 vases to include no more than 5 giant or large blooms. Exhibit to cover no more than 4ft (1.25m) of the show bench (Min 2 entries required for this class to continue in 2019)

Entry Fee: £0.60 Prizes: 1st: £3.00, 2nd: £2.00, 3rd: £1.00

Flower & Vegetable Combination

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31. One flower and one vegetable exhibited together

Vegetables

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32. Leeks, 3
33. Potatoes, white, 5
34. Potatoes, coloured, 5
35. Potatoes, white, 3 and coloured, 3
36. Marrows, for the table, 14” (35cm) long max, 2
37. Cucumbers, indoor, 2
38. Tomatoes, standard size, 6
39. Tomatoes, cherry size, 6
40. Tomatoes, other than above, 6
41. Cabbages, culinary, 2
42. Beetroot, 5
43. Runner Beans, 9
44. French Beans, 9
45. Carrots, long, 5
46. Carrots, short, 5
47. Parsnips, 3
48. Shallots, pickling, 30mm dia or under, 12
49. Shallots, over 30mm dia, 12
50. Sweetcorn, 2 cobs, 1 with grain exposed
51. Onions, not grown from sets, 6
52. Onions, grown from sets, 8oz (227g) or under, 6
53. Onions, grown from sets, over 8oz (227g), 6
54. Onions, exhibition size (e.g. Kelsae / Robinson’s mammoth), 6
55. Onions, red, 6
56. Chilli Peppers, 3
57. Sweet Peppers, 2
58. Courgettes, 3
59. Chilli plant grown from LDGA-supplied plant. Free entry
60. Culinary herbs, 1 vase, 3 varieties
61. Any other vegetable
62. Vegetables grown from seed obtained at Tapps Garden Centre, Baldock
3 specimens. Free entry
63. Vegetable Championship
Choose 4 items from the following and stage on 15”x15” (38x38cm) board

Beetroot (3) Carrots (3) Courgettes (2) Onions (3) Potatoes (3) Shallots (6) Sweetcorn (2) Tomatoes (3)

Entry Fee: £0.50 Prizes: 1st: £2.00, 2nd: £1.50, 3rd: £1.00

Novelty Vegetables 1st Prize only

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64. Longest runner bean
65. Heaviest potato

Fruit

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66. Pears, 1 dish, 5
67. Apples, cooking, 1 dish, 5
68. Apples, dessert, 1 dish, 5
69. Stone fruit, 1 dish, 5
70. Raspberries, 1 dish, 12
71. Blackberries/hybrids, 1 dish, 12
72. Any other fruit

Children’s

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73. The best photo I have taken of a post box
74. A plant growing in a plastic cup
75. A monster made from fruit and/or vegetables
76. Make 5 chocolate rice crispy cakes
77. A hand-made party invite

Domestic

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78. Jam, stone fruit, 1lb (454g) jar
79. Jam, soft fruit, 1lb (454g) jar
80. Jelly, soft fruit, ½lb (227g) jar
81. Chutney, 1 jar
82. Piccalilli, 1 jar
83. Cheese straws, 6
84. Savoury flan, 8” (20cm) max
85. A cake, ingredients to include a vegetable
86. A fruit cake

Home-made Wine and Beer

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87. Wine, red, 1 bottle
88. Wine, white or golden, 1 bottle
89. Beer, 1 bottle

Floral Art

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90. An arrangement of fresh flowers and foliage to include an animal ornament
91. A miniature exhibit, not to exceed 4” (10cm) overall
92. A floral table decoration using ribbon

Photography

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93. An aircraft
94. Our Summer Show
95. The front aspect of a stately home

Handicrafts

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96. A handmade card
97. A knitted or crocheted garment
98. A piece of embroidery, hand or machine made
99. An item of handicraft made from wood. Must be suitable for displaying on the show bench

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