AUTUMN FLOWER SHOW
to be held in the CE PRIMARY SCHOOL at 2.30 p.m. on
SATURDAY 12th SEPTEMBER
Prize-giving at 3.30pm
Completed Entry Forms to the Village Shop or by email to firstname.lastname@example.org by 6pm on Thursday 10th September
Members with smaller gardens have a restricted choice of vegetables. Members are asked to use their discretion and, if able, to enter Class 1 not to enter Class 2.
VEGETABLES – see Page 6 for notes on staging. Collections: Each vegetable will be awarded points out of 10 for presentation, uniformity, size, shape and colour.
- A Collection of Vegetables, 5 distinct kinds. See staging page for number for each kind required
- A Collection of Vegetables, 4 distinct kinds. One of each kind only. Parsley allowed for garnish
- 5 Carrots.
- 5 Potatoes, one variety
- 5 Runner Beans
- 3 Leeks (tops to be cut to a point and tied)
- 5 Onions
- 3 Beetroot
- 3 Courgettes (not more than 15cm/6″ long)
- 5 Tomatoes, outdoor – 1 variety
- 5 Tomatoes, grown under glass – 1 variety
- 5 Tomatoes, small fruited variety, max. diameter 3.8cm/1½”
- 10 Shallots
- Any other Vegetable (See staging page for quantities) – maximum of 2 entries per exhibitor allowed
- A herb plant growing in a pot maximum size 6”/15 cm diameter
- The Ugliest Vegetable
- Potatoes grown in a Bucket – not more than 3 gallons/13.8 litres. Collect Potatoes at the Spring Show. A) Adults B) Juniors – under 15
Tops of root vegetables should be trimmed and tied, preferably with raffia, otherwise with natural coloured string.
FRUIT (plates provided) – see staging page for help on staging
18. 4 Cooking Apples – one variety
19. 4 Dessert Apples – one variety
20. Plate any other outdoor fruit (See staging page for quantities) – maximum of 2 entries per exhibitor allowed
21. Plate any other fruit grown under glass (See staging page for quantities) – maximum of 2 entries per exhibitor allowed
22. 3 blooms of any Dahlia, one or more varieties.
23. 3 blooms of Chrysanthemums, one or more varieties.
24. 3 stems of Asters or Michaelmas Daisies, one or more varieties.
25. 1 Rose with own foliage – no buds
26. Mixed flowers from the garden in Own Vase – To be judged on quality and number of blooms.
27. One stem of flowering shrub in Own Jam Jar – NOT Fuchsia
28. 3 stems of any other Autumn Garden Flower, one or more varieties. In Own Vase not more than 23cm/9” diameter.
29. 1 stem of Fuchsia – any variety – Own Jam Jar
FLOWER ARRANGEMENTS (Materials need not be grown by the Exhibitor)
30. An Autumn Arrangement (may include flowers, foliage, berries and fruits), space allowed 45cm x 45cm x 45cm
31. “Alice in Wonderland”, space allowed 45cm x 45cm x 45 cm
COOKERY (special covers are provided for all classes except Classes 33 and 37)
32. 4 Cheese And Leek Scones –recipe provided
33. A Jar of Jelly – no named commercial lids and no wax covers with screw lids
34. Cut and Come Again Cake – recipe provided
35. Apple Crumble, to serve maximum of 4 people – own recipe
36. 4 Ginger Nuts – recipe provided
37. JUNIOR COOKERY CLASS – 4 Shining Star biscuits – use any biscuit recipe. Before baking, make a hole in the centre of the biscuit just large enough to take a boiled sweet. Put a boiled sweet into the hole and bake the biscuits as shown in the biscuit recipe.
Please cover entries with cling film. Child’s own work with minimal adult help. Entries from children at other schools are welcome. To be judged in school year age groups. Please mark your entries clearly with your name, class and age.
PLEASE MAKE SURE THAT YOU SAVE SOME AUTUMN MADE CHUTNEY TO ENTER INTO NEXT YEAR’S SPRING SHOW!
PHOTOGRAPHY maximum overall size 9” x 7”/23cm x 18cm (including any border or margin)
39. Preparing for the Flower Show
CHILDREN (11 years and under).
40. A Painted Pebble
Child’s own work with minimal adult help. Entries from children at other schools are welcome. To be judged in school year age groups. Please mark your entries clearly with your name, class and age.
YOUNG PERSON’S CLASS (Secondary school age children).
41. A piece of Artwork, any medium, maximum size A4
Please mark your entries clearly with your name and age.
ENTRIES MUST BE STAGED BY 10.30AM.
JUDGING WILL COMMENCE AT 10.30AM SHARP
PLEASE REMEMBER TO BUY YOUR BULBS TO ENTER INTO NEXT YEAR’S SPRING BULB COMPETITION AT THE SPRING SHOW!
IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO RENEW YOUR MEMBERSHIP TO THE SOCIETY FOR 2021 PLEASE TICK THE BOX ON THE ENTRY FORM AND INCLUDE YOUR MEMBERSHIP MONEY WHEN YOU ENTER THE AUTUMN SHOW.
Special prize winners for last year’s Autumn show:
THE SOCIETY’S CHALLENGE TROPHY & CERTIFICATE OF MERIT Awarded by the KENT FEDERATION OF HORTICULTURAL SOCIETIES
For the most points in the Vegetable Classes, excl Collections and novelty classes, over all three Shows
Holder: Mrs B Craig
THE ROYAL HORTICULTURAL SOCIETY BANKSIAN MEDAL
For the most points in the Horticultural Classes (Flowers, Fruit & Vegetables, excluding Collections and Novelty Classes). Previous 2 years winners not eligible.
Holder: Ms L Bancroft
THE CROOKENDEN TROPHY
For the most points in the Flower Classes 22 – 29
Holder: Mrs A Emanuel
THE HEATHER MARGARET TROPHY
For the most points in the Fruit Classes – combined Summer and Autumn Shows
Holder: Ms L Bancroft
THE LINDSAY DRUMMOND BOWL
For the most points in the Flower Arrangement Classes over all three Shows
Holder: Mrs B Bancroft
NANCY CONGREVE MEMORIAL TROPHY
For the most points in the Flower Classes (excl Arrangements) over all three Shows
Holder: Mrs B Bancroft
THE WOMEN’S INSTITUTE BOWL
For the most points in the Cookery Classes over all three Shows
Holder: Mrs M Newsom
DIAMOND JUBILEE CUP
For the most points in the Cookery Classes in the Autumn Show
Holder: Mrs N Thomas-Davies
MALCOLM MARTIN MEMORIAL TROPHY
For most points in the Photography Classes over all three Shows.
Holder: J Boxall
DON PARKER MEMORIAL TROPHY
For the best collection in Class 2
Holder: Mrs S McAuley
DIPLOMA IN HORTICULTURE – Awarded by the Worshipful Company of Gardeners
For best entry in Classes 3-14, 18-29
Holder: Mrs L Ivinson
THE IRIS BRANDER AWARD
For the best collection in Class 1.
Holder: Ms L Bancroft
KENT FEDERATION OF HORTICULTURAL SOCIETIES CERTIFICATE OF MERIT
For the best entry in the Fruit Classes 18-21
Holder: Mrs F Chandler
THE SISSINGHURST SCHOOL CUP
For the best entry in the Sissinghurst School Section, Key Stage 2
Holder: Chloe H
PRINCESS MARGARET TROPHY
For the best entry in the Sissinghurst School Section, Key Stage 1
Holder: Isla F
THE CHILDREN’S ROSE BOWL
For the best entry in the Children’s Classes.
Holder: Megan C
DENIS HEMSTED LEARNING TREE SHIELD:
For the best entry by Learning Tree pupils
Holder: Annie W