Autumn Show Classes

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2019 Autumn Show Classes

The Newcomers Trophy is awarded to the person gaining most points showing at Letchworth for the first time. The 2018 winner was Ray Wilson

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 2019 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
18. Chrysanthemums, 1 vase, 3 blooms, intermediate

Dahlias

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19. Giant decorative, 1 vase, 1 bloom
20. Large decorative, 1 vase, 3 blooms
21. Medium decorative, 1 vase, 3 blooms
22. Small and/or miniature decorative, 1 vase, 3 blooms
23. Giant cactus or semi-cactus, 1 vase, 1 bloom
24. Large cactus and/or semi-cactus, 1 vase, 3 blooms
25. Medium cactus and/or semi-cactus, 1 vase, 3 blooms
26. Small or miniature cactus and/or semi-cactus, 1 vase, 3 blooms
27. Small and/or miniature ball, 1 vase, 3 blooms
28. Pompon, 1 vase, 5 blooms
29. Mixed dahlias, 1 vase or bowl, 2 or more varieties, arranged for effect
30. Any other dahlias not from classes 19 – 29, 1 vase, 5 blooms, 1 or more varieties
31. 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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32. One flower and one vegetable exhibited together

Vegetables

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33. Leeks, 3
34. Potatoes, white, 5
35. Potatoes, coloured, 5
36. Potatoes, white, 3 and coloured, 3
37. Marrows, for the table, 14” (35cm) long max, 2
38. Cucumbers, indoor, 2
39. Tomatoes, standard size, 6
40. Tomatoes, cherry size, 6
41. Tomatoes, mixed size and colour, 6
42. Cabbages, culinary, 2
43. Beetroot, 5
44. Runner Beans, 9
45. French Beans, 9
46. Carrots, long, 5
47. Carrots, short, 5
48. Parsnips, 3
49. Shallots, pickling, 30mm dia or under, 12
50. Shallots, over 30mm dia, 12
51. Sweetcorn, 2 cobs, 1 with grain exposed
52. Onions, not grown from sets, 6
53. Onions, grown from sets, 8oz (227g) or under, 6
54. Onions, grown from sets, over 8oz (227g), 6
55. Onions, exhibition size (e.g. Kelsae / Robinson’s mammoth), 6
56. Onions, red, 6
57. Chilli Peppers, 3
58. Sweet Peppers, 2
59. Courgettes, 3
60. Chilli plant grown from LDGA-supplied plant. Free entry
61. Culinary herbs, 1 vase, 3 varieties
62. Any other vegetable
63. Squash, bush variety, grown from special seed obtained at Tapps Garden Centre, Baldock, 1 specimen. Free entry
64. 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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65. Longest runner bean
66. Most amusing vegetable

Fruit

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

Children’s

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74. Marigolds that I have grown, 1 pot 6” (15cm) or under
75. A coloured in picture – download from here

Domestic

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

Home-made Wine and Beer

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85. Wine, red, 1 bottle
86. Wine, white or golden, 1 bottle
87. Beer, 1 bottle

Floral Art

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88. An arrangement of fresh flowers and foliage
89. A miniature exhibit, not to exceed 4” (10cm) overall
90. A floral table decoration to include a single candle

Photography

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91. A car
92. Memories of Spring
93. Rooftops

Handicrafts

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

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