Saturday 8th July 2023
|Class 1||Rose Hybrid Tea||Three individual blooms of one or more variety of large flowered Rose|
|Class 2||Rose Cluster||Three stems of one or more variety of small cluster flowering Rose|
|Class 3||Other Roses||Three stems of one or more variety of Rose excluding Classes 1 and 2|
|Class 4||Best Specimen Rose||One bloom|
|Class 5||Vase of Mixed Flowers||from your garden|
|Class 6||Delphinium||One stem of any colour|
|Class 7||Sweet Pea||Five stems of any colour|
|Class 8||Penstemon||Three stems of any colour|
|Class 9||Herbaceous||One stem each of five different varieties of garden flowers|
|Class 10||Lily||One stem of any kind|
|Class 11||Shrub||One stem of any flowering shrub in bloom|
|Class 12||Pelargonium||In a pot not larger than 12″ in diameter (note: this class includes pot plants commonly known as geranium, but excludes herbaceous geraniums)|
|Class 13||Any other flowering plant||in a pot not larger than 12″ diameter|
|Class 14||Any foliage plant||in a pot not larger than 12″ diameter|
|Class 15||An outdoor planted container||of any shape or size which can be carried by the exhibitor or a helper|
|Class 16||Collection of 4 different vegetables||(maximum of 12 items) from your garden in a seed tray|
|Class 17||A collection of different fruits||from your garden|
|Class 18||Childrens’ Class||Miniature garden in a seed tray|
|Class 19||Flower Arranging||A table arrangement of home grown flowers not exceeding 12″high and 18″ spread, no oasis, 2023 theme – King Charles III|
|Class 20||Flower Arranging||Three blooms plus foliage, no oasis|
The Quilters Cup awarded to the winner of Class 4 Dr. Cheatle Cup awarded to the winner of Class 5 Richard Cumming Cup awarded to the winner of Class 6 Joy White Cup awarded to the winner of Class 9 Silvertop Cup awarded to the member with the most points overall in Classes 1 to 17 Children’s Cup awarded to the winner of Class 18
Entries 20p each
Judging 11.30 a.m. to 1.00 p.m.
Open to the public 1.15 p.m to 2.00 p.m.
Close of show and removal of exhibits 2.00 p.m.
Public Admission ; Adults £1 – Children free
Rules:- All exhibits are to have been grown, or brought on for at least three months by the exhibitor.
Multiple entries to a Class are allowed, and encouraged, but no exhibitor may take more than one prize in any class.
Notes for Exhibitors:-
Please enter as many Classes as you can. If you have never exhibited before, bring a selection of your flowers and a member of the committee will help you set them up and put them in the right Class. Try to use a container which will hold the blooms reasonably upright, using moss or other material to pack the stems if needed. The points awarded to the prize winners of each class are in accordance with the rules laid down by the Royal Horticultural Society.
The Swynnerton Prize:-
A cash prize of £25 will be awarded at the AGM in February to the member who accumulates the highest number of points gained overall in both the Spring and Summer Shows