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Allotment Associations & Horticultural Groups in Harrow, Middlesex

Harrow in LEAF's 13th Horticultural and Craft Show at the Headstone Village Show

August Bank Holiday Monday 28th 2017, from noon until 5.00pm

Competition Classes for exhibitors - OPEN TO ALL, anyone can enter:


Affiliated to:    Royal Horticultural Society (RHS)  :    National Vegetable Society (NVS)   :    National Dahlia Society (NDS)


FRUIT & VEGETABLES:           TOP TRAY      PRINT RULES      PRINT ENTRY FORM

VEGETABLES SECTION

CLASS A Inter-Society Open Challenge Cup Click here for rules

CLASS B Top Tray Click here for rules ** = double points

CLASS

1 MINI COLLECTION, five different kinds of fruits and/or vegetables, one of each. Space 300mm run of table
2 POTATOES, four white, one variety
3 POTATOES, four coloured, one variety
4 COLLECTION of potatoes, three distinct varieties, three of each **
5 BEETROOTS, three, one variety, approx. 75mm tops
6 CARROTS, three, long pointed, one variety, approx. 75mm tops
7 CARROTS, three stump rooted, one variety, approx. 75mm tops
8 PARSNIPS, three, one variety, approx 75mm tops
9 CABBAGES, two, one variety, approx. 75mm stem
10 ONIONS, four, one variety, each bulb over 250g
11 ONIONS, four, one variety, no bulb to exceed 250g
12 STRING or PLAIT OF ONIONS, minimum 5, maximum 10 bulbs
13 SHALLOTS, exhibition, nine, one variety
14 SHALLOTS, pickling, nine, one variety, not to exceed 30mm diameter
15 BEANS, runner, six, one variety
16 BEANS, runner, one cluster
17 BEANS, any other bean, six, one variety
18 LONGEST BEAN
19 TOMATOES, large, not less than 75mm diameter, four, one variety
20 TOMATOES, medium over 35mm, under 75mm diameter, six, one variety
21 TOMATOES, small/cherry, not more than 35mm diameter, nine, one variety
22 TOMATOES, one truss
23 MARROWS, two, one variety, not to exceed 35cm in length
24 HEAVIEST MARROW
25 RHUBARB, three sticks, one variety, approx. 75mm tops
26 CUCUMBERS, two, one variety
27 SWEETCORN, three, one variety
28 COURGETTES, four, one variety, not to exceed 150mm in length
29 PUMPKIN OR SQUASHES, one pumpkin or two squashes, one variety
30 HERBS, one or more varieties displayed in container, max. diameter 50mm
31 ANY OTHER KIND OF VEGETABLE not mentioned above quantities as listed on below, points below 18
32 ANY OTHER KIND OF VEGETABLE not mentioned above quantities as listed below, points 18 or above
33 SALAD COLLECTION, four different varieties, one of each chosen from those asterisked below
34 ONE ODD-SHAPED FRUIT OR VEGETABLE


QUANTITIES and POINTING

Unless otherwise stated (in the individual class) the numbers and pointing of each kind of vegetable and fruit to be shown in the collections and all individual classes are as follows:

VEGETABLES

 
Artichokes, Globe
Artichokes, Jerusalem
Aubergines
Beans, broad, pods
Beans, runner
Beans, any other kind
Beetroot, globe & cylindrical*
Beetroot, long*
Broccoli, sprouting
Broccoli, colour-headed
Brussels sprouts
Cabbages
Carrots, long pointed*
Carrots, stump-rooted*
Cauliflowers
Celeriac
Celery, trench*
Celery, self-blanching*
Courgettes
Cucumbers under protection*
Cucumbers, outdoor*
Endive
Fennel
Garlic, whole
Kohlrabi
Leeks
Lettuce, loose leaf*
Lettuce, other*
Marrows
Mushrooms
Onions, over 250g
Onions, 250g or under
Onions, pickling
Onions, salad*
Parsnips
Peas, pods
Peppers (sweet or chilli)*
Potatoes
Pumpkin
Radish, small salad*
Radish, oriental/winter*
Rhubarb
Shallots, exhibition
Shallots, pickling
Squashes, summer
Squashes, winter
Sweetcorn
Tomatoes, medium*
Tomatoes, small/novelty*
Toms, beefsteak/large*
Turnips
No
2
6
3
6
6
6
3
3
12
2
12
2
3
3
2
2
2
2
3
2
2
2
2
4
3
3
2
2
2
8
3
4
9
6
3
6
3
4
1
6
3
3
9
9
2
2
2
6
9
3
3
Pts
15
10
18
15
18
15
15
20
15
15
15
15
20
18
20
15
20
18
12
18
15
15
15
15
12
20
12
15
15
15
20
15
12
12
20
20
15
20
10
12
15
12
18
15
12
10
18
18
12
15
15
* = See Class 33 above

SOME WINNING TIPS FROM THE JUDGE:

Onions: When ripe, cut stem to within 75cm, bend stem over, trim and tie with green wool or raffia. Trim off roots and stage on rings.
Shallots: May be staged on a plate of sand.
Carrots: Main root to be intact but trim off side roots.
Cabbage: Take off outer leaves if caterpillar damage is visible.
Runner beans: Must be attached to stalks
Tomatoes: Calyx must be attached to fruits.

Also see our "Guide to Showing" available by clicking here.



FRUITS SECTION

Exhibits are to be shown unpolished and with stalk attached

35 APPLES, four dessert, one variety
36 APPLES, four cooking, one variety
37 PEARS, four, one variety
38 PLUMS, nine, one variety
39 BLACKBERRIES, twelve, one variety, with stalk
40 ANY OTHER FRUIT of one kind, quantities as listed below


QUANTITIES and POINTING

FRUITS

 
Apples, cooking
Apples, dessert
Apricots
Blackberries
Cherries, sweet
Currants, black, strigs
Currants, other than black
Damsons
Figs
Gooseberries
Grapes, glasshouse,
Grapes, outdoor,
Loganberries
Medlars
Melon
Nectarines
Nuts
Peaches
Pears, cooking
Pears, dessert
Plums, cooking
Plums, dessert
Quinces
Raspberries
Strawberries
No
3
4
6
12
10
8
8
6
3
12
one bunch
one bunch
12
10
1
4
10
4
4
4
9
9
6
12
6
Pts
18
20
16
12
16
12
12
8
16
12
20
16
12
8
18
20
12
20
18
20
14
16
12
12
16

TOP TRAY:
Mr DT

Garden News Top Tray is sponsored by

D.T.Brown

Simple Rules

Free Entry

Prize Vouchers


Mr DT

TOP TRAY COMPETITION RULES:
1. This class is for a collection of three types of vegetables taken from the following list of fifteen, quantities as shown.

3 Onions
3 Potatoes
3 Courgettes
6 French beans
6 Pea (pods)
3 Red beets
2 Sweetcorn
6 Runner beans
2 Cauliflowers
3 Carrots
3 Peppers
2 Aubergines
3 Parsnips
6 Tomatoes
2 Cucumbers

Carrots and parsnips must have foliage trimmed to 7.5cm. Peas and beans must have some stalk attached. Tomatoes must have their calyces.

Each individual type of vegetable will be judged out of a total of 20 points. This is split into three sections: 7 points for size, shape and colour, 7 points for condition and 6 points for uniformity. The overall mark will be out of a total of 60.

2. All vegetables are to be displayed for effect. The vegetables must be displayed within an area of 45cm by 60cm (18" x 24"), without bending any part of them. No part of the exhibit may exceed the size of the tray. A tray or board of these dimensions may be used to display the vegetables, or the area can simply be marked on the staging. Where a tray has a lip or edge, it is the internal measurements that must not exceed 45cm by 60cm (18" x 24").

3. A black cloth is permitted, and the tray may be painted. Parsley is allowed for garnishing, but no other foliage or accessories, such as plates, sand, rings and so on, will be allowed. Onion tops may be tied or whipped using raffia or string

4. Prizes

1st 10.00 voucher and Certificate

2nd 5.00 voucher

3rd 3.00 voucher




Our Show Contacts:

A full list of our Show Contacts can be found on our Home Page


Exhibit Competition Classes:

• The People's Choice

• Vegetables

• Vegetables - Top Tray

• Fruit

• Flowers

• Flowers - Top Vase

• Floral Art

• Wine, Beer, Cider

• Home Preserves Section

• Cookery Section

• Inter-Society Open Challenge Cup

• Crafts Section

• Photography Section

• Painting Section

• Junior Section

• Honey, Mead, Beeswax


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