Monthly Competition

2022 Monthly Competitions Schedule

IMPORTANT: PLEASE SET UP YOUR EXHIBIT  BETWEEN 7.30 AND 7.50 PM

 

January 5th Class 1 ‘Winter colour in a small jug” (jug itself to be no higher than 4”) From own garden
  Class 2 A container of indoor bulbs  
  Class 3 A dish of any leaf vegetable (leeks, garlic and onions will be classed as leaf) One kind only
  Class 4 A dish of any root vegetable (paper plate provided)  
February 2nd Class 1 Vase of snowdrops Exhibitor to use own vase
  Class 2 A vase of any Spring flowers  
  Class 3 Three leeks Leeks washed & untrimmed
  Class 4 A dish of any other vegetable, excluding class 3 (paper plate provided)  
March 2nd Class 1 Five stems of garden flowers, one or more kind Must NOT be from shrubs
  Class 2 One stem of flowering shrub or tree  
  Class 3 Four sprouted seed potatoes  
  Class 4 A dish of any vegetable, excluding class 3 One kind only
  CHAIRMAN’S CHALLENGE: A JAR OF ANY HOMEMADE MARMALADE
April 6th Class 1 A Spring posy – tied With leaves
  Class 2 Three stems of Daffodils or Narcissus all one kind One kind only
  Class 3 A dish of any vegetable  
  Class 4 A bunch of fresh herbs, three or more kinds  
May 4th Class 1 Five stems of flowering bulbs, one or more kind  
  Class 2 Three stems of flowering shrub or tree, one or more kind  
  Class 3 Three stalks of rhubarb Forced or natural. Leaf trimmed to 3”
  Class 4 A dish of salad vegetables  
May 14th ANNUAL PLANT SALE  
June 1st Class 1                  A vase of sweet peas Society vase
  Class 2                  A flower arrangement to celebrate the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee In your own vase
  Class 3                  Three home-grown vegetables with a recipe.

Include a written recipe that uses your vegetables but that can have additional

ingredients not necessarily home grown.

 
  Class 4                   A carved carrot! Home grown or bought.  
July 6th JULY COACH OUTING TO HEVER CASTLE
August 4th Summer Social VENUE TBC 7.00 PM START (Potato in a bucket competition)
September 7th Class 1 Three stems of flowering shrub One kind only
  Class 2 Five stems of garden flowers, one or more kind (Society vase)  
  Class 3 Five tomatoes With calyx
  Class 4 A dish of Autumn fruits  
October 5th Class 1 Three stems of berries from a tree or shrub Home grown but can be different varieties
  Class 2 Autumn Colour Arrangement – in a container of your choice  
  Class 3 Five stems of Swiss chard/spinach  
  Class 4 A dish of three different vegetables of your choice (2 of each one – 6 intotal)  
November 2nd Class 1 One pot plant in bloom (owned at least 6 months)  
  Class 2 A vase of foliage  
  Class 3 Three onions Tops folded and tied.
  Class 4 Three root vegetables (one or more kind) Foliage trimmed to 3”. Root untrimmed
  CHAIRMAN’S CHALLENGE A JAR OF ANY JAM AND/OR CHUTNEY**
December 7th Annual General Meeting & Presentation of Competition Trophies & Social
       
NOTES: All floral exhibits should be displayed in our Society vases except where specifically stated e.g. snowdrops
  Please note that for all competitions clematis is classified as a shrub
  * Flower arrangement should contain natural plant material with or without accessories
  ** Can be (a) jam or jelly or (b) chutney or pickles. One entry in each allowed
  IN ALL CASES THE JUDGE’S DECISION IS FINAL