Summer Show Exhibition Classes

FRUIT AND VEGETABLE DIVISION (Classes 1- 23)

VEGETABLE EXHIBITS (Classes 1 – 17)
1. 6 pods of Broad Beans
2. 6 Pods of Peas
3. 6 Pods of Runner or French Beans
4. 1 Cucumber, show with remnant of flower in place
5. 2 Courgettes, show with remnant of flower in place
6. 1 Stem of Lettuce, show as grown with root and all leaves in place
7. 3 Tomatoes, show with calyx in place
8. 5 Potatoes (Coloured or White), all of one named variety
9. 3 Carrots – shown “as grown” with some foliage in place
10. 3 Beetroot – shown “as grown” with some foliage in place
11. 4 Onions – shown “as grown” with some foliage in place
12. 6 Shallots – shown “as grown” with some foliage in place
13. 4 Stalks of Rhubarb, show with heel and approx. 3″ of top foliage
14. Collection of Culinary Herbs (3 varieties, 1 stem of each)
15. Collection of Vegetables, one of each kind, minimum 3 kinds; maximum 6 kinds
16. 3 of one cultivar of any vegetable not mentioned above
17. A novelty animal shape made from vegetable(s) and/or fruit

FRUIT EXHIBITS (Classes 18 – 23)
18. 6 Gooseberries
19. 12 Raspberries – shown with stalks attached
20. 6 Strawberries – shown with stalks attached
21. 6 Strings of Red Currants – show as complete racemes of berries as detached from the main stem
22. 6 Strings of Black Currants – show as complete racemes of berries as detached from the main stem
23. 6 fruits or 6 strings of small fruit of any one cultivar not mentioned above

FLOWER AND SHRUB DIVISION (Classes 24- 36)

CUT FLOWER AND SHRUB EXHIBITS (Classes 24 – 31)
Exhibit in a vase large enough for stems to be counted without removal from vase
24. 1 Single Rose in a vase – show with foliage and at least 6″ stem
25. 1 Stem of multi-headed Rose in a vase – including leaves
26. 5 Stems of Pinks, mixed or same variety – do not disbud
27. 5 Stems of Annual Sweet Peas, mixed or same variety
28. Any Other Flower, 3 of one kind, excluding Hydrangea
29. 8 Fuchsia Heads displayed on a plate
30. 7 different stems of Perennials/Biennials, in a vase
31. 1 Stem of Hydrangea

POT PLANT EXHIBITS (Classes 32 – 36)
32. Pot Plant (Foliage), grown in a pot not exceeding 8″
33. Pot Plant (Fuchsia), grown in a pot not exceeding 8″
34. Pot Plant (Flowering), grown in a pot not exceeding 8″
(excluding Pot Plant from Class 36 below)
35. Collection of 3 Cacti and/or Succulents
36. Pot Plant, using the free plug-plant provided by the Club, pot not exceeding 8”
Classes 32 – 34 Exhibit in the pot used to grow the exhibit. Do not use a secondary pot.

DECORATIVE DIVISION (Classes 37- 40)

Exhibits will be staged on a light blue base approx. 24 inches deep, and against a light blue background, height 25 inches. Natural Plant Material only to be used.

LARGE EXHIBITS

37. “Over the Rainbow” Max. width 18”/Min height 15”
38. “An Informal Arrangement of Garden Flowers in a Vase”
Max. diameter 15”

SMALL EXHIBITS

39. “Decorate a Child’s Hat”
The hat will be supplied by the club
40. “A Miniature Arrangement”
NOT to exceed 4” in any direction, including base if used

HOME PRODUCE DIVISION (Classes 41 – 50)

Exhibitor’s own recipes to be used.

BAKING EXHIBITS
Exhibits must be covered with cling film or similar protection, and affixed with a label stating the date of baking.
Presentation on disposable paper plates is preferred (to minimise the risk of contaminating food items when handling at the after-Show auction).

41. A loaf of bread, exhibitor’s choice of flour, size and shape – made in a Bread-maker
42. A loaf of bread, exhibitor’s choice of flour, size and shape – hand made
43. A Madeira cake
44. A Bakewell tart
45. Four Butterfly cakes
46. Five Ginger biscuits

PRESERVES EXHIBITS
Size of jar used is at the Exhibitor’s discretion, but should be of sufficient size for the Judges to properly consider the appearance of the Exhibit and to sample the contents.
All jars must be labelled with a basic description (e.g. Orange & Grapefruit Marmalade) and the date made.

47. 1 Jar of lemon Curd
48. 1 Jar of Summer Fruit Jam, (single or mixed fruit)
49. 1 Jar Marmalade (any single or mixed citrus fruit)
50. 1 Jar of Chutney