Spring 18

Spring Show 2018 – Saturday 7th April

AWARDS
Reed Cup for the greatest number of points in Division A
Blake-Smith Cup for the greatest number of points in Division C
Blake-Smith Cup for the greatest number of points in Division D
Willox Cup for the greatest number of points in Division E
Chorleywood Bookshop Award for floral interpretation of a book title
Silver Vase for the best arrangement of flowers for table decoration.
Blake-Smith Cup for the greatest number of points in the needlework classes
Worshipful Company of Gardeners’ certificates for the best exhibits in Divisions A, B, & C.

DIVISION “A” – Flowers

In classes for Daffodils and Narcissi – Trumpet Daffodil shall mean having a trumpet as long as, or longer than the perianth (petals). Large Cup shall mean more  than one-third the length of the perianth (petals), and Small Cup up to one-third the length of the perianth (petals).
1 Daffodil, trumpet, 1 specimen bloom, yellow.
2 Daffodil, trumpet, 1 specimen bloom, white
3 Daffodil, trumpet. 1 specimen bloom, bi-colour
4 Daffodil, large cup, 1 specimen bloom.
5 Daffodil, small cup or poeticus, 1 specimen bloom.
6 Daffodils, trumpet. 3 blooms, one or more varieties.
7 Daffodils, large cup, 3 blooms, one or more varieties.
8 Daffodils, small cupped or poeticus, 3 blooms, one or more varieties.
9 Daffodils, multi-flowered, 3 stems.
10 Daffodils, miniature, vase of 3 stems.
11 Daffodils, one or more types not named above, 3 blooms.
12 Daffodils, any one variety, 3 blooms.
13 Tulips (single), trumpet, 3 blooms, one or more varieties.
14 Tulips (double), trumpet, 3 blooms, one or more varieties.
15 Wallflowers, vase of 5 stems.
16 Polyanthus or primroses (outdoor grown), 5 stems.
17 Auriculas, bowl or vase of 3 stems.
18 Hyacinth cut flower(s) garden grown., 1 or more blooms
19 Camellia, specimen bloom, single or semi-double
20 Camellia, specimen bloom, any type not listed in class 19.
21 Camellia , specimen bloom, any type
22 Vase or bowl of any other floral exhibit not named above, garden grown.
23 Vase or bowl of any other floral exhibit not named above, greenhouse grown..
24 Flowering shrub or trees, 3 sprays, one or more varieties.
25 Alpine or rock plant, growing in container.
26 A trained pot plant.
27 Pot Plant, in flower, not included in the above.
28 Pot Plant, foliage only, not included in the above.

DIVISION “B” – Vegetables
29 Onions, 3 of one variety, grown and stored by the exhibitor.
30 Potatoes, 3 of one variety, grown and stored by the exhibitor.
31 Broccoli, sprouting, 2 heads.
32 Lettuce, 2 of one variety.
33 Rhubarb, 5 sticks, leaves trimmed.
34 Any other vegetable not named above.

DIVISION “C” – Flora! Art
No arrangement to exceed 550mm. in width.. Please check carefully
All entries qualify for the annual award of the Millennium Trophy (see page 7)
35 An exhibit entitled “The Sunrise”
(The Chorleywood Bookshop Award)
36 A floral table arrangement. (all round effect plus candles).
37 An exhibit entitled “Everlasting circle”
38 An arrangement of spring flowers.
39 “Show Off”. An arrangement of 1 flower plus other plant material
40 A petite exhibit, 100 mm. min. – 225 mm. max. overall.
41 Spring planter or window box – plants with roots.
42 An exhibit entitled “Counterpoint”.

DIVISION “D” – Household Section
Containers must not bear a proprietary name, label or pattern of manufacture
of the original contents. All exhibits must be entirely home made. If your exhibit contains nuts please mark it accordingly.
43 A jar of lemon curd.
44 A jar of chutney.
45 A savoury flan.
46 A cheesecake – biscuit base
47 A bottle of home-made wine – named, dated and labelled.
48 A jar of marmalade.
49 A coffee sponge – iced. 20/23 cm (8/9”)
50 5 cheese scones.
51 A lemon drizzle cake.
52 Shortbread – 6 finger biscuits.
53 A bowl of granola.

DIVISION “E” – Junior Section (* See below)* 
55 Daffodils growing in a pot (Class for C/W Youth organisations only)
56 An arrangement of spring flowers. in a mug
57 A model spaceship
58 A computer artwork
59 A Persian carpet made from pulses, seeds, and plant material.
60 A Plasticine / Play Dough animal
61 6 biscuits.
62 6 fancy cakes.
63 A drawing or painting “Our garden”.
DIVISION “F” – Craft Section
Craft must be new, unworn and exhibited for the first time.
Exhibitors to state if exhibits are machine made or from kits.
64 A home made toy.
65 An exhibit of knitting, (not a toy).
66 An exhibit of embroidery, unframed.
67 An exhibit of sewing, (not a toy).
68 A hand-made wood or metal article (please indicate size on entry form).
69 A baby garment.
70 A photograph – “New Life” (unmounted)
71 An exhibit from any other craft or pastime
* Note: Junior section – exhibits must be child’s own work and may have been produced in or out of school. Age must be stated on the entry form and exhibit. Craft must be new, and exhibited for the first time. All classes will be split into two groups: under 9 years and 9 to 16 years. Children must arrange their own exhibits at the Show,