42nd MEMBERS’ SHOW
WEDNESDAY JULY 29th 2020
To be held at
Section A – Vegetables
Class 1 Three Potatoes White.
2 Three Potatoes Coloured.
3 Three Carrots.
4 Three Onions 250g or under from sets or seeds .
5 Three Onions over 250g from sets or seed.
6 Three bulbs of Garlic.
7 Culinary Herbs – four different bunches (container provided).
8 Two Lettuce.
9 Six Shallots.
10 Six Shallots pickling. (to pass through 30mm ring).
11 Six Peas.
12 Six Broad Beans.
13 Three Beetroot.
14 Six French Beans (dwarf or climbing).
15 Six Runner Beans
16 Three Courgetttes. Approx. Length 150 mm, 75mm dia if round..
17 Three Tomatoes – not small fruited.
18 Six Tomatoes, small fruited – not to exceed 35mm dia
19 One Cucumber.
20 Two Marrows. Max length 350mm
21 Salad mixture in container. Max. 350mm by 300mm
22 Basket of mixed veg. Max 450mm by 300mm (WOMEN ONLY)
23 Any Vegetable/s not covered by classes 1 -20 .
Section B – Flowers
Class 24* Three stems of Roses. – one bloom per stem (any Variety/s).
25* One specimen H.T. Rose.
26* Two stems Floribunda or Patio Roses.
27* Two stems Climber or Rambler Roses.
28* Six Pansies or Violas (display board provided).
29* Three stems Herbaceous perennials (One stem each of three
30* Nine Sweet Peas.
31* Nine perennial Peas.
32* Three annuals (two stems of each).
33* One specimen herbaceous perennial.
34* Mixed garden flowers (one stem of each variety; no shrubs
Fuchsias or roses).
35 Six Fuchsia blooms (display board provided).
36* Nine stems of Marigolds.
37 Three Clematis flowers floating in a bowl.
38* Three Dahlias , one variety, any kind. No side buds.
39 Two Begonia heads, floating.
40* Two different flowering shrubs (One stem of each).
41 A pot Fuchsia.
42 A pot Geranium.
43 A pot Foliage Plant.
44 A flowering pot plant (not Fuchsia or Geranium).
45 A pot Fern.
46 A pot Succulent or cactus.
47 A pot Orchid.
48 One hanging basket** – Judged in situ – entry by 22nd July
Pot plant classes 41 – 47 – max internal pot size 25cm
Classes shown thus * to be shown in Bikini Vases provided
Section C – Fruit.
Class 49 Six strigs of Blackcurrants.
50 Six strigs of Redcurrants.
51 Nine Loganberries.
52 Nine Raspberries.
53 Nine Gooseberries.
54 Three sticks of Rhubarb.
55 Dish of any fruit not named in classes 49-54.
Open to any member who has never won a first prize in the
Members show in sections A & B.
Class 56 Any three kinds of vegetables , three of each kind.
57 A pot plant, flowering or foliage and a vase of six flowering
Class 58 Grow a Potato in a bag (13.5 litre bag & a tuber provided)
59 Grow a Petunia in a pot (Plug supplied) – max pot size one litre
Section D – Domestic.
Note – Clear Glass Jars with plain tops
Class 60 A jar of Jam.
61 A jar of Marmalade.
62 A jar of Chutney or Pickle,
63 A jar of clear Jelly.
64 A jar of Lemon Curd.
65 A Lemon Drizzle cake.
66 Boiled Fruit Cake. (Recipe provided)
67 A loaf – any variety
68 Shortbread – 7 or 8 inch round marked into 6 pieces.
69 Four Fruit Scones
70 A Quiche – 8 inch – own recipe.
71 Apple Cake - MEN ONLY.
Section E–Floral Art to reflect the theme ‘English Country Garden’
Class 72 Small exhibit. 10cm x 10cm, height unlimited – ‘Little Gem’.
73 Petite exhibit. More than 10cm,less than 25cm,ht unlimited –
‘In a Flowerpot’.
74 Exhibit to be viewed from the front. width & depth 45cm, height
60cm – ‘Al Fresco’
75 Exhibit of Garden Flowers in a Basket – max width 45cm.
76 Exhibit without flowers – max width 45cm. – ‘Go Green’
Section F – Wine
Class 77 Any Wine – 750 ml.
78 Any Liqueur – any size bottle.
79 Soft Drink or Cordial – any size bottle.
Section G – Photography
Note – Photographs to be no more than 7ins by 5ins when mounted.
Class 80 Pets
81 In and around Sturminster Newton.
Section H – Arts & Crafts
Class 82 Any Craft item not appropriate to classes 83 to 90
83 Any Knitted item
84 A Painting or Drawing – any medium
85 A Greeting Card.
86 An item of Embroidery.
87 Home made item of Jewellery.
88 A decorated nine inch Paper plate – theme ‘Summertime’.
89 A Cushion Cover.
90 A Soft Toy.
Flower Classes Mr. Bryan Madders (Bournemouth)
Vegetables and Fruit Classes Mr. Peter Read (Upwey)
Domestic Classes Dr. Sue Billington (Blandford St Mary) Floral Classes Mrs Norma Chenery
Wine Classes Dr. Sue Billington
Photography Wessex Cameras
Arts and Crafts Mrs.Marmie Vergo (Broadwey)
Only in extreme cases will the Judges decision be over-ruled by the Chairman and the Show Secretary.
Exhibitors must be members of the society
Staging of exhibits can commence at 3.00pm, but must be completed by 4.45pm. Judging will commence at 5.00pm
Late entries will not be accepted
Only Officers, Committee members and Stewards are allowed in the hall during judging.
Awarded to the exhibitor with the most points in all classes. The exhibitor who won in 2019 is not eligible.
RHS Banksian Medal.
Awarded to the exhibitor with the most points in the Horticultural Classes 1-55, Exhibitors who won in 2018 and 2019 are not eligible .
Henry Dawes Memorial Cup
Awarded to the exhibitor with the most points in the Vegetable Classes 1-23
Miss Knott Cup.
Awarded to the exhibitor with the most points in the Rose Classes 24-27
Awarded to the exhibitor with the most points in the Flower Classes 28-40.
Awarded to the exhibitor with the most points in Pot Plant Classes 41-47.
Brian Baker Cup.
Awarded to the exhibitor with the best Hanging Basket Class 48.
Awarded to the person with the best exhibit in class 56 or 57.
Philip Stroud Memorial Cup.
Awarded to the exhibitor with the most points in the Domestic Classes 60-71.
Peggy Hatcher Cup.
Awarded to the exhibitor with the most points in Floral decoration Classes 72-76.
Sid Hudson Cup.
Awarded to the person with the best exhibit in the Photographic Classes 80 & 81
Best exhibit in Section A - Vegetables
Best exhibit in Section B - Flowers
Best exhibit in Section C - Fruit
Best exhibit in Section D - Domestic
Best exhibit in Section E - Floral Decoration
Best exhibit in Section F - Wine
Best exhibit in Section H - Arts & Crafts (certificate)
Sturminster Newton Garden Club
Entry Form for Wednesday 29th July 2019
Please ring the number of each class in which you propose to enter and send or take it to the Show Secretary Dennis Hewitson at Coachman’s Cottage, Penny Street, Sturminster Newton. Tel.01258 472273 or e-mail (by attachment of a copy of this form) to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Note. Entries must be received by 3.00pm, Mon July 27th and will only be accepted on this form (or a copy).
Only one entry per class. Closing date Monday 27th July
Vegetables 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 Flowers 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 . . 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48** This class must be entered . . by 22nd July
Fruit 49 50 51 52 53 54 55
Novice 56 57
Special Classes 58 59
Domestic 60 61 62 63 64 65 66 67 68 69 70 71
Floral Decor. 72 73 74 75 76
Wine 77 78 79
Photography 80 81
Arts & Crafts 82 83 84 85 86 87 88 89 90
Name, Address and tel. No. of Exhibitor. ...................................
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