Summer Show Classes

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2017 Summer Show Classes

The Newcomers Shield is awarded to the person gaining most points showing at Letchworth for the first time. The 2016 winner was C Brookbanks

Flowers Pot Plants Vegetables Fruit Domestic Children’s Schools Wine & Beer Floral Art Photography Handicrafts Art
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new / changed for 2017 see show rules & instructions see entry form

Flowers

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1. Rose, hybrid tea, 1 vase, 1 specimen bloom
2. Roses, hybrid tea, 1 vase, 3 specimen blooms
3. Roses, hybrid tea, 1 vase, 3 specimen blooms, 2 or more varieties
4. Roses, floribunda, 1 vase, 3 stems
5. Rose, other than above, 1 vase, 1 specimen bloom
6. Sweet Peas, white or cream, 1 vase, 9 sprays
7. Sweet Peas, blue or mauve, 1 vase, 9 sprays
8. Sweet Peas, pink or red, 1 vase, 9 sprays
9. Sweet Peas, bi-colour, 1 vase, 9 sprays
10. Sweet Peas, mixed colours, 1 vase, 9 sprays
11. Pinks, 1 vase, 5 stems, 1 or more varieties
12. Pansies, 1 vase, dish or bowl, 6 blooms
13. Violas, 1 vase, dish or bowl, 6 blooms
14. Flowering shrubs, 1 vase, 1 or more varieties
15. Garden flowers, 1 vase, 5 stems or blooms, 1 variety
16. Mixed garden flowers, 1 vase, 5 stems and/or blooms, 5 varieties

Pot Plants

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17. Tuberous or bulb, 1 pot 3 ½” (9cm) or under
18. Tuberous or bulb, 1 pot over 3 ½” (9cm)
19. Floral, 1 pot 3 ½” (9cm) or under
20. Floral, 1 pot over 3 ½” (9cm)
21. Foliage, 1 pot 3 ½” (9cm) or under
22. Foliage, 1 pot over 3 ½” (9cm)
23. Begonia, 1 pot
24. Cactus, 1 specimen
25. Succulent, 1 specimen
26. Fuchsia, any shape or form, 1 pot
27. Fuchsia, bush, 1 pot 6 ½” (16.5cm) or under
28. Fuchsia, ¼ or ½ standard, 1 pot, length of clear stem soil to branch 12”-18” (30.5-45.5cm), or 18”-30” (45.5-76cm) respectively
29. Fuchsia, full standard, 1 pot, length of clear stem soil to branch 30”- 42” (76-106.5cm)
30. Fuchsia, hardy, grown from LDGA-supplied plant. Free entry

Vegetables

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31. Rhubarb, natural, 3 stalks
32. Peas, 9 pods
33. Broad Beans, 9 pods
34. Potatoes, white or coloured, 5
35. Cabbage, 1
36. Carrots, 5
37. Cauliflower, 1
38. Beetroot, 5
39. Courgettes, 3
40. Any other vegetable

Fruit

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41. Gooseberries, 1 dish, 12
42. Blackcurrants, 1 dish, 9 bunches
43. Redcurrants, 1 dish, 9 bunches
44. Strawberries, 1 dish, 9
45. Raspberries, 1 dish, 9
46. Any other fruit

Domestic

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47. Marmalade, from fresh fruit, 1lb (454g) jar
48. Savoury scones, 6
49. Loaf of bread, 1.1lb (500g) max of strong white bread flour, handmade or in
a breadmaker
50. Biscuits, 6 on a plate
51. Victoria sponge with red jam filling
52. Chocolate cake
53. Ginger bread

Children’s

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54. 3 decorated cupcakes
55. Make and bake 6 biscuits
56. The best photo I have taken of something red
57. A collection of 3 paper flowers
58. Colour a picture – download from here

Schools’ Certificates awarded for 1st, 2nd and 3rd places

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59. A display of produce from your school garden
Choose the best flowers, fruit and vegetables from your school garden and stage them on an A3 piece of paper (may overlap the edges)
60. A collage entitled ‘Sport’ made from recycled materials, 40”x40” (100x100cm) max, to be displayed on the show bench

Home-made Wine and Beer

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61. Wine, red, 1 bottle
62. Wine, white or golden, 1 bottle
63. Beer, 1 bottle

Floral Art

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64. A flower arrangement entitled ‘Anniversary’, 16”x16”x16” (40x40x40cm) max, to be viewed and judged from the front
65. A ladies spray

Photography

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66. Winter wonderland
67. A statue
68. The colour green

Handicrafts

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69. A patchwork article
70. A lace item
71. A mounted cross stitch picture
72. A soft toy, 10” (25cm) max overall
73. New from old, an item of upcycling

Art

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74. A painting in oils or acrylic, A3 max, any subject
75. A painting in watercolours, A3 max, any subject
76. A drawing in pencil or ink, A3 max, any subject

Thanks to Andrew Willey for illustrating some of the Summer Show classes

A PinkA CactusFuchsia flowersCarrotsA CauliflowerStrawberriesBread and jam3 biscuitsA CameraCross stitch and knittingPaint brushesAJW initialAJW initialAJW initialAJW initial

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