Autumn Show Classes

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2022 Autumn Show Classes

The Newcomers Trophy is awarded to the person gaining most points showing at Letchworth for the first time. The 2019 winner was Mark Myles

Pot Plants Flowers Chrysanthemums Dahlias Flower & Veg Combination Vegetables
Novelty Vegetables Fruit Home-made Drinks Domestic Floral Art Photography Handicrafts
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new / changed since 2019 see show rules & instructions see entry form

Pot Plants – Pot size 12” (30.5cm) max.

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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. Gladioli, red, pink or orange, 1 vase, 1 spike
9. Gladioli, blue or mauve, 1 vase, 1 spike
10. Gladioli, white, cream or yellow, 1 vase, 1 spike
11. Asters, 1 vase, 6 stems
12. Roses, 1 vase, 3 stems
13. Mixed flowers, 1 vase, 12 stems and/or blooms max, 2 or more varieties
Judged: 20% Arrangement, 30% Colour, 50% Quality
14. Mixed grasses and seed heads, 1 vase
15. Mixed foliage, 1 vase, 2 or more varieties

Chrysanthemums

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16. Chrysanthemums, 1 vase, 3 sprays, singles
17. Chrysanthemums, 1 vase, 3 sprays, doubles
18. Chrysanthemums, 1 vase, 3 blooms, incurve
19. Chrysanthemums, 1 vase, 3 blooms, reflex
20. Chrysanthemums, 1 vase, 3 blooms, intermediate

Dahlias

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21. Novice Mixed Dahlias
1 vase, 3 or more blooms, 2 or more varieties.
This class is open to exhibitors with no more than 3 first prizes in dahlia classes at previous LDGA shows
22. Giant decorative, 1 vase, 1 bloom
23. Large decorative, 1 vase, 3 blooms
24. Medium decorative, 1 vase, 3 blooms
25. Small and/or miniature decorative, 1 vase, 3 blooms
26. Giant cactus or semi-cactus, 1 vase, 1 bloom
27. Large cactus and/or semi-cactus, 1 vase, 3 blooms
28. Medium cactus and/or semi-cactus, 1 vase, 3 blooms
29. Small or miniature cactus and/or semi-cactus, 1 vase, 3 blooms
30. Small and/or miniature ball, 1 vase, 3 blooms
31. Pompon, 1 vase, 5 blooms
32. Any other dahlias not from classes 21 – 31, 1 vase, 5 blooms, 1 or more varieties
33. 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 2022)

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

Flower & Vegetable Combination

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34. One flower and one vegetable exhibited together

Vegetables

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35. Leeks, 3
36. Potatoes, white, 5
37. Potatoes, coloured, 5
38. Potatoes, white, 3 and coloured, 3
39. Marrows, for the table, 14” (35cm) long max, 2
40. Cucumbers, indoor, 2
41. Tomatoes, standard size, 6
42. Tomatoes, cherry size, 6
43. Tomatoes, mixed size and colour, 6
44. Cabbages, culinary, 2
45. Beetroot, 3
46. Runner Beans, 9
47. French Beans, 9
48. Carrots, long (tapered root) variety, 5
49. Carrots, short (stump root) variety, 5
50. Parsnips, 3
51. Shallots, pickling, 30mm dia or under, 12
52. Shallots, over 30mm dia, 12
53. Sweetcorn, 2 cobs, 1 with grain exposed
54. Onions, not grown from sets, 6
55. Onions, grown from sets, 8oz (227g) or under, 6
56. Onions, grown from sets, over 8oz (227g), 6
57. Onions, exhibition size (e.g. Kelsae / Robinson’s mammoth), 6
58. Onions, red, 6
59. Chilli Peppers, 3
60. Sweet Peppers, 2
61. Courgettes, 3
62. Culinary herbs, 1 vase, 3 varieties
63. Any other vegetable
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: £0.60 Prizes: 1st: £3.00, 2nd: £2.00, 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, 9
72. Blackberries/hybrids, 1 dish, 9
73. Any other fruit

Home-made Drinks

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74. Wine, red, 1 bottle
75. Wine, white or golden, 1 bottle
76. Beer, 1 bottle
77. Liqueur, 1 bottle

Domestic

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78. Jam, stone fruit, 1 jar
79. Jam, soft fruit, 1 jar
80. Jelly, soft fruit, 1 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. An upside down cake

Floral Art

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87. An arrangement of dried flowers and foliage
88. A miniature arrangement, not to exceed 4” (10cm) overall
89. A floral table decoration to include a mirror

Photography

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90. A river
91. Summer
92. A market stall

Handicrafts

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

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