Spring Show 2013 – Capel Horticultural Society

2013 Spring Show

Capel Horticultural Society SPRING SHOW

 Sunday 7th April 2013

from 2.00pm

Capel Village Hall

Enter exhibits on the day between 8.45am to 10.15am 

Spring Show Secretary – Jo Collinson  712171 

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Spring Show Schedule :

To exhibit at the Spring show, you must be a current member of the society.

Membership is renewed each year and expires on 31 December.

The membership fee will again be reduced to encourage more entries for our shows. No membership cards will be given as there will be no free entry to the shows.

  • · Membership fee : Adults, 50p; Children under 13,  free.
  • · Admission to Spring show: Adults, £1, Children under 13, free.

You can join the Society, pay your entry fees for the classes, collect your exhibit card(s) and stage your exhibits between 8.45am and 10.15am on the morning of the Show.

Entry fees:

Adult classes 30p/exhibit; children’s classes 10p/exhibit (under 5s free)

You may only enter one exhibit per class.

Auction: Exhibitors may donate their exhibits for auction at the end of the Show.

The proceeds from the auction will go to defray the costs of staging the Show.

Timetable of events:

8.45 am – 10.15 am            Village Hall open for staging exhibits

10.30 am – 12.30 pm            Judging of exhibits.

2.00 pm                                 Show open to Public

3.15 pm – 3.30 pm                Collect prize money

Starting at 3.30 pm   Presentation of Trophies, Raffle and Auction.

Trophies:

Foreman Cup: most points in the Flower and Vegetable classes:

Holders for 2012 – Anne Cole

Wheeler Cup:for most points in the other adult Classes:

Holder for 2012 – Suzanne Burlinson

Greenwood Cup: for most points in Children’s Classes (5yrs and younger):

Holder for 2012 – Dominic Grundy

Coke Trophy: for most points in Children’s Classes (6 to 12yrs old):

Holder for 2012 – Charlotte Clement

Prizes:

Society Prize for each class (adult and children):      1st 30p; 2nd 20p; 3rd 10p.

The prizes in the children’s classes are sponsored by the President.

Special Prizes given instead of Society Prizes:

Hall Prize for Class 7:                   Best Collection of Narcissi          £2

Hall Prize for Class 19:                  Best Bowl of Flowering Bulbs    £2

Hall Prize for Class 23:                  Best Tray of Seedlings                £2

Attridge Prize for Classes 62 & 72: Best Spring Garden (Children)      £1

Helpful Hints: The RHS Classification of Narcissi Divisions will be used. Measure length of trumpet and petals if you are in doubt of class to enter and refer to RHS Show Handbook and any provided illustrations. Narcissi (Daffodils) may be staged with their leaves; e.g. 3 leaves with 3 flowers. A Vase’s height is taller than its width, while a Bowl is equal to or wider than its height.

Horticultural Classes  

Cut Flowers

1      A vase of 3 Trumpet narcissi (Div. 1) of one variety (no miniatures); length of trumpet as long as or longer than length of petal.

2      A vase of 3 Large cupped narcissi (Div. 2) of one variety (no miniatures); length of cup more than one third but less than equal to length of petal.

3      A vase of 3 Short cupped narcissi (may be Div. 3 or Div. 9 (e.g. Old Pheasant Eye)) of one variety (no miniatures); length of cup less than one-third length of petal.

4      A vase of 3 Double narcissi (single headed only) of one variety.

5      A vase of 3 Multi-headed narcissi of one variety; no dwarfs or miniatures.

6      A vase of 3 Dwarf or Miniature narcissi of one variety, to include narcissi of less than 12² high, may be single or multi-headed.

7      A vase or bowl of 9 Narcissi of two or more varieties (Hall prize).

8      A vase of 3 Tulips of one variety

9      A vase of 5 Tulips of two or more varieties.

10    A vase or bowl of Spring flowers (these include Wallflowers, Pansies, Auriculas, etc., but exclude narcissi and tulips; exhibit 10 stems at least, of one or more kinds or varieties; natural foliage allowed).

11    A vase or bowl of Primulas of mixed varieties (no more than 6 stems); Primulas include primroses and polyanthus.

12    4 Pansy blooms, of one or more varieties. Container supplied.

13     A vase with 1 Camellia bloom, natural foliage allowed.

14    A vase with 3 Camellia blooms of one or more varieties, natural foliage allowed.

15    A vase of 3 flowering Shrub/Tree stems, one or more kinds.

 Pot Plants & Vegetables:

16    1 Flowering plant in pot (max 7² (178mm) diameter) (corms, e.g. cyclamen; pseudobulbs, e.g. orchids; and rhizomes, e.g. begonias, allowed but not bulbs).

17    1 Flowering plant in pot (over 7² (178mm) diameter) (corms, pseudobulbs and rhizomes, allowed but not bulbs).

18    1 Foliage plant in pot of any size.

19    1 Pot of Flowering bulb(s) (max 15² (381mm) diameter) (corms, pseudobulbs and rhizomes not allowed) (Hall prize).

20    1 Cactus or Succulent in pot (max 5² (127mm) diameter).

21    1 Cactus or Succulent in pot (over 5² (127mm) diameter).

22    A pot, trough or bowl of Alpine plants of any size.

23    A large tray of pricked-out seedlings (approx 14²x 9² (355mm x 229mm)) of one kind labelled with name and date of sowing (Hall prize).

24    Best Tomato plant judged on health and vigour; one prize only given.

25    3 sticksof Rhubarb with scales removed but the bottom 3² (76mm) of leaf left on.

26    3 Leeks.

27    3 of any kind of Vegetable.

 

       Decorative – Floral Arrangement(no artificial flowers to be used)

30  “Spring has Sprung”, an arrangement in a basket, any size, accessories allowed.

31  “Time to Sow – an arrangement in a flowerpot, a petite exhibit not exceeding 25cm (nine inches) in width, depth or height, accessories allowed.

Homecraft

Note – jars must not be branded.  1lb = 454g

40    1 Jar of Marmalade of 400g or more, labelled with full date (day/month/year) of production.

41    1 Jar of Chutney of 400g or more, labelled with full date (day/month/year) of production.

42     1 Jar of Pickled Onions of 400g or more, labelled with full date (day/month/year) of production.

43    1 Jar of Honey of 400g or more, labelled with full date (day/month/year) of production.

 

All following items to be covered with cling film or similar cover.  Bread to be made the previous day but not frozen overnight and not made from packet mixes

 

44    A Decorated Victoria sandwich (top decorated only).

45    5 Easter biscuits to be made using the following recipe of  3oz butter, 3oz sugar, 1 egg yolk, ½oz chopped peel, 1oz currants, ½ tsp mixed spice, 6oz flour, a pinch of salt, a little milk if nec. (½oz = 14g; 1oz = 28g; 3oz = 85g; 6oz = 170g) (use a fluted cutter).

46    A Simnel cake.

47    1 Loaf of White or Wholemeal bread, not made in a bread-making machine.

48    1 Loaf of White or Wholemeal bread, made in a bread-making machine.

49    1 Loaf of Specialist bread (e.g. fruit/olive etc.) made in a bread-making machine.

50    1 Loaf of Specialist Bread not made in a bread-making machine.

Note – specialist loaves must be labelled with added flavours/ingredients

 

Children’s Classes

The classes are divided into 2 age groups, the 5yrs and under and the 6 to 12 year olds. Please write your age on both sides of the exhibit card.

Children of 5 yrs and younger

60    A Decorated egg on a theme of “Birds” (to be hard-boiled first).

61    An Easter card no larger than 210mm x 150mm.

62    A Spring Garden on a plate (Attridge prize).

63    A Decorated Spring Hat.

64    A Plate of 5 decorated small cakes (covered in cling film).

65    1 Drawing or Painting “Spring Time” of any size.

 Children of 6 to 12yrs old

70      5 Easter Bunny biscuits.

71      A Pop-up Easter card no larger than 210mm x 150mm.

72      A Spring Garden on a plate (Attridge prize).

73      A Decorated Spring Hat.

74      A Plate of 5 decorated small cakes (covered in cling film).

75      1 Drawing or Painting “Spring Time” of any size.

 Photographs (any age)

 80     A Colour photograph – any size and subject

81     A Photograph taken in the Parish of Capel – any size and subject

82     A Photograph taken by a child, 12 years and under – any size and subject – points will be included with Children’s classes