Flower Show Classes for 2019

 Last date for entries Wednesday 4th September to the Show Recorder, Roger Handscombe

at 10 Balniel Close, Chorley, PR7 2QP,  tel 01257 270371, e mail rogerhandscombe@gmail.com or via the "Contact Us" page on this site. See also rules for late entries.

 

Dahlias

 01  1 basket of Dahlias (not more than 15 blooms) 1 bloom cactus or semi-cactus

 02   1 vase of 3 medium decorative     

 03   1 bloom cactus or semi cactus

 04   1 vase of 3 small or miniature decorative

 05   1 bloom decorative or ball

 06   1 vase of 3 ball (small or miniature)

 07   1 vase of 5 poms or large poms

 08   1 vase of 3 medium semi cactus  

 09   1 vase of 3 small or miniature cactus or semi cactus

 10   1 vase of 3 collarette or water lily dahlias 

 

General Section

11     3 early flowering Chrysanthemum blooms sec.23

12     3 early flowering Chrysanthemum blooms sec.24

13     3 early flowering Chrysanthemum blooms sec.25  

14     1 specimen early flowering Chrysanthemum bloom

15     1 vase of 5 stems spray Chrysanthemums sec.28/29

16     1 vase of 3 Carnations "Self", any cultivar

17     1 vase of 3 Carnations "Fancy", any cultivar

18     3 stems of not more than 5 stems of Pinks, any variety

19     A flowering orchid

20     1 vase of annuals, not less than 3 varieties

21     1 Hydrangea head

22     1 specimen H.T. Rose

23     3 stems of floribunda Roses

24     1 vase of a single variety or cultivar, annual or herbaceous perennial, (maximum of 5 stems)  

25     1 vase of 3 stems of Heleniums

26     1 vase of 5 blooms of Herleniums

27     1 Gladioli spike

28     1 vase of 3 stems of Rudbeckia

29     1 vase of 5 blooms of Rudbeckia

30     1 vase of herbaceous perennials, not fewer than 3 varieties  

31     1 vase of 5 blooms of Viola or Pansies, 1 variety 

32     Any other indoor foliage pot plant

33     An indoor flowering pot plant (Fuchsia and Orchidexcluded) 

34     1 Geranium or pelargonium in flower

35     1 vase of 7 Sweet Peas, any variety

36    1 bowl of Sweet Peas (non cordon grown), any variety

Note - unless otherwise stated the pot size for classes 31, 32 & 33 shall not exceed 23cm

 

Cacti

37     4 Cacti in 5 cm pots - different genera

38     2 Cacti in 6.5 cm - 7.5 cm pots - same genera

39     2 Cacti in 7.5 cm pots - different genera

40     1 Cactus in pot over 7.5 cm and less than 13 cm

41     1 Cactus in pot 13 cm or over

42     1 Succulent in pot 13 cm or over

43     1 Succulent in pot less than 13 cm

44    2 Succulents in pots over 7.5 cm and less than 13 cm - different genera  

45     1 pan or pot of Sempervivum         

 

Fuchsia

46     1 board of 6 Fuchsia heads any variety or varieties. (Board not to exceed 30cm x 30cm)

47     1 pot Fuchsia - any cultivar. (Pot size up to 13cm)

48     1 pot Fuchsia - any cultivar. (Pot size over 13cm and up to 23cm)

49     1 standard or half standard Fuchsia

50     1 vase of 3 stems of Fuchsia, any variety

 

Vegetables

51     1 truss of Tomatoes, to be judged by weight

52     One dish of six Tomatoes with calyx

53     One dish of four Potatoes (white) - one variety

54     One dish of four Potatoes (other than white) - one variety

55     Three onions not to exceed 250gm each

56     Three onions exceeding 250gm each

57     Nine Shallots

58     A plate of nine small fruited or cherry tomatoes with calyx

59     Three Globe Beetroot with 5cm tops

60     Three Garlic bulbs (excluding elephant bulbs)

61     Three Carrots with 5cm tops

62     Five pods of Peas with stalks attached

63     Five pods of French Beans with stalks attached

64     Five pods of Runner Beans with stalks attached

65     One Cucumber

66     Three pods of Chillies (any variety)

67     One Marrow

68     Three courgettes

69     Any other vegetable not previously mentioned

70     One plate of three Apples with stalks attached

71     One plate of six stoned fruit with stalks attached

72     One plate of ten soft fruit with stalks or strigs attached

73     Any other fruit not previously mentioned

74     Six vases or jars of six different named culinary herbs,one variety in each vase.(Vase not to exceed 15cm tall and 8cm wide) 

75     A display of mixed vegetables in a trug or basket less than 48cm long

 

Novices

76     1 vase of mixed flowers (see Exhibitor's Tips on page 24 of the Show Schedule)

77     1 vase of a single variety, annual or perennial, (maximum of 3 stems)  

78     An indoor pot plant 

79     Three Tomatoes same variety with calyx attached

80     Three  Potatoes same variety variety

81     Four different culinary herbs in a vase.(Vase not to exceed 15cm tall and 8cm wide) 

82     3 Courgettes (any colour) same variety

83     3 Radishes same variety

84     3 Onions, same variety

 

Children (see rule 4)

Under 8 years

85     A paper plate face

86     4 decorated biscuits with faces

87     A bowl of floating flower heads

8 to 11 years

88     A vase of summer flowers

89     A Photograph on holiday

90     Anything you like - you make it, let us see it!

Also see class 117 in the floral art section for children under 15

 

Craft (see rules 5, 6 and 7)

91     1 hand made greetings card (maximum  of 3 per exhibitor)

92     1 painting or drawing

93     1 article worked in cross stitch or tapestry

94     1 item made mainly from wood or metal

95     1 article knitted or crocheted

96     A piece of work using patchwork/quilting

97     Any handicraft not covered by a specific class

 

Gardening Society Classes (see rule 8)

98     A photograph of 'A Summer Floral Display"

99     A photograph "On the Beach"

100   A photograph of "An Architectural or Industrial Structure"

 

Homemade Confectionary (see rule 9)

101   1 Loaf of white bread

102   3 Sausage Rolls with shortcrust pastry, 56mm - 58mm

103   4 Cheese Scones

104   4 Shortbread Biscuits

105   4 Decorative Cup Cakes

106   1 Bakewell Tart

107   1 Jar of homemade jam or jelly

108   1 Jar of homemade marmalade

109   1 jar of homemade chutney

110   1Jar of homemade pickle

111   Marmalade Cake to recipe in Show Schedule

 

Floral Art (see rule 10)

112   Mellow Yellow - an arrangement in a vase with leaves, flowers & berries

113   Exotic Love - an exhibit that showcases a maximum of 5 exotic or tropical plants

114   Party Time - an arrangement using 3 drinking glasses of any size, on a tray (Intermediate Class)

115   Annual Outing - an arrangement of annual mflowers and grasses in a jam jar of any size (novices only)

116   Water Wise - an arrangement in a watering can (any size, shape, material; & colour) (children only aged 15 or under)

An intermediate is an exhibitor who is not eligible to enter the novice class but may enter any other Floral Art classes.

All exhibits must be done in situ.

Space allowed in the above classes is 76cm wide, 61cm deep and 100cm high, except for class 114 (children only).

All exhibits will be staged on tables with a white covering, a background of light grey drapes will be provided..

Exhibitors may enhance the background but may not remove or attach anything to it.

Patio Containers

117   1 Patio Container (max diameter 50cm) mixed seasonal or permanent planting