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Summer Show

A very successful evening with 36 exhibitors putting in 147 entries. 

The full Show Results are avalable here and as an attachment to this page.

 
 
 
 

SUMMER SHOW AND SOCIAL EVENING

SCHEDULE 2017

 

Tuesday 8th August

 

CLASSES

 

ENTRY TO ALL CLASSES IS FREE

Floral

1

One stem or spike of any flower

 

 

2

Six flower heads of one kind e.g. geraniums, fuchsias etc.

(displayed on board provided)

 

 

3

One Dahlia stem

 

 

4

Vase of 5 Sweet Peas (not necessarily the same cultivar)

 

 

5

Vase of any perennial (3 stems of one cultivar but not Dahlias)

 

 

6

Vase of mixed garden flowers, may include shrubs

(no restriction on height)

 

 

7

Geranium grown from a starter plant purchased at the March meeting.

 

 

8

Orchid (to have been in the owners possession for at least 3 months)

 

 

9

House Plant, either flowering or nonflowering (to have been in the owners possession for at least 3 months)

 

 

10

Flower arrangement using an unusual container (not to exceed 30 x 30 cms) (Plant material may be bought)

 

 

11

Flower arrangement in a egg cup  (Plant material may be bought)

 

Vegetable

12

5 vegetables or fruit of one variety on a plate

 

 

13

Plate of 5 either Runner or French beans

 

 

14

Collection of up to 5 different vegetables, on a tray not exceeding 60 x 60 cms

 

 

15

A vase of up to 5 herbs

 

 

16

5 tomatoes (cherry variety) on a plate

 

 

17

5 tomatoes (medium size, e.g. Money Maker, Shirley etc) on a plate

 

 

 

 

 

The following classes will be judged by club members

Handicraft/

Hobbies

18

A photograph which illustrates the subject of one of our 2017 talks.

 

 

19

A photograph featuring water.

 

 

20

A Picture (any medium, e.g. watercolour, oil, pastel or acrylic.  Any size framed or unframed)

 

 

21

Any handmade Handicraft item

 

 

22

A plate of 3 ‘Blueberry Muffins’ covered with cling film, created from the recipe below. To be judged by 3 member volunteers

 

 

23

Gardening Hiccup – something that has not turned out as expected.

 

 

CLASSES 1 TO 17 WILL BE JUDGED BY MR. BRIAN DEAVILLE

CLASSES 18 TO 23 WILL BE JUDGED BY CLUB MEMBERS

 

And the following cups will be awarded

 

The Eb Terry Challenge Cup                         Highest number of points in classes 1–6

The Cranston Cup                                          Best in class 7

The Schofield & Slyfield Challenge Cup      Highest number of points in classes 8 & 9

The Lady Stott Silver Rosebowl                   Highest number of points in classes 10 & 11

The Challenge Cup                                        Highest number of points in classes 12–17

The Cottage Garden Cup (1907)                   Highest number of points in classes 18-19

The Cottage Garden Cup (1911)                   Highest number of points in classes 20 & 21

Worplesdon Shield                                        Best Blueberry Muffins in class 22

The Squirrel Doorstop                                   Best in Gardening Hiccup class 23

The James Walker Cup                                 Highest number of points in the show over all classes

RHS Banksian Medal                                    Highest Number of points in all horticultural classes

 

 

RULES

 

1.         Exhibitors in all classes must be members of Worplesdon Garden Club

2.         All gardening exhibits must be the property of the exhibitor and been in his/her
            possession for the
six weeks immediately preceding the Show.

             (In Classes 10 and 11, Flower Arranging, purchased flowers and foliage may be used.)

3.         The decision of the Judges and the Committee shall be final.

4.         Cups must be returned within 12 months or as requested by the committee.

5.                  No exhibitor will be awarded the same trophy for four successive years. If such an exhibitor gains the highest points towards the trophy, the award will be made to the runner up.

6.                  The winner of the RHS Banksian medal will not be eligible to compete for it in the succeeding two years

 PRACTICAL INSTRUCTIONS

 

1.         The Centre will be open from 7.20 pm for you to stage your exhibits.

            On arrival, go to the table where two members of the Committee will be sitting.  They will record your entries and give you a card for each entry which must be completed with your name and the description of the class on the front and your entry number and class number on the back. You will also be given a voting form for classes 18 to 23, which should be completed during the first half of the evening and passed back to the Committee members to record the scores. 

 

2.         Help yourself to suitable vases or boards a table is provided for you to use when arranging your entries and water will be provided. 

 

3.         Please DO NOT go into the exhibitor area until you have arranged your entries.  When they are ready, take them and place in the appropriately numbered sections on the show benches.

 

4.         Put the correct entry card beside each of your exhibits, reverse side upwards, so that only the numbers will be seen by the judge.

 

5.         Once all exhibits are in place leave the show area immediately.  Whilst the judging takes place refreshments (soft drinks/wine and nibbles) will be available. 

 

6.         Once the judging of classes 1 to 17 has finished then the winners will be announced and cups awarded. 

 

  

PLEASE DO NOT BE PUT OFF BY ALL THESE RULES AND REGULATIONS -THE SHOW IS JUST FOR OUR ENTERTAINMENT!

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Blueberry Muffins

Ingredients:

                            110g/4oz plain flour

                            110g/4oz butter

                            65g/2½oz caster sugar

                            2 free-range eggs

                            1½ tsp baking power

                            124g/4½oz blueberries, or equivalent in frozen blueberries

                            Pinch nutmeg

 

Method:

1.       Cream the butter and sugar together then slowly add the eggs, mix for three minutes.  Add the flour, baking powder, nutmeg, stir to combine, then refrigerate for at least an hour, preferably overnight.

2.       Place a spoonful of muffin mixture into each muffin case, filling each to just over half way.  Stud each muffin with about eight blueberries.

3.       Bake in an over set at 200C/400F/Gas 6 for 20 minutes, or until golden on top. 

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Tim Bonnert,
20 Aug 2017, 01:10
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