Summer Show Classes

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2019 Summer Show Classes

The Newcomers Shield is awarded to the person gaining most points showing at Letchworth for the first time. The 2018 winner was Julia Kitson

Flowers Pot Plants Vegetables Fruit Domestic Children’s Schools Wine & Beer Floral Art Photography Handicrafts Art
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new / changed for 2019 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 species (may include dahlias)

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. Loaf of bread, 1.1lb (500g) max of any bread flour, handmade.
48. Marmalade, from fresh fruit, 1 jar
49. Savoury scones, 6
50. Biscuits, 6 on a plate
51. Victoria sponge with red jam filling
52. Chocolate cake
53. Tray bake, one variety, 4 pieces

Children’s

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54. A decorated stone
55. A home-made plant label

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

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56. 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)
57. A collage entitled ‘BBQs’’ made from recycled materials, 40”x40” (100x100cm) max, to be displayed on the show bench

Home-made Wine and Beer

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58. Wine, red, 1 bottle
59. Wine, white or golden, 1 bottle
60. Beer, 1 bottle

Floral Art

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61. A flower arrangement entitled ‘Hats’, 16”x16”x16” (40x40x40cm) max.
62. A flower arrangement in a tea cup and saucer
63. A flower arrangement to include a ribbon

Photography

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64. Shadows
65. A humorous photo
66. The colour red

Handicrafts

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

Art

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72. A painting in oils or acrylic, A3 max, any subject
73. A painting in watercolours, A3 max, any subject
74. 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 jamA CameraCross stitch and knittingPaint brushesAJW initialAJW initialAJW initial

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