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Horticulture

Entries: By post to Mr Hugh Williams, Ger-y-Nant, Glyndwr Crescent, Guilsfield, Welshpool, Powys SY21 9QA or can be left at Harding’s Londis or Costcutter Guilsfield by Monday 5th August.

Judges: Mr and Mrs Powell

All staging to be complete by 10.15am prompt for judging at 10.30am

Exhibits to be removed between 5.00pm and 5.30pm.

Entries for Open Classes CANNOT be accepted on the day.

Entries for Children’s Classes WILL be accepted on the day.

No one employing a full time gardener may compete in any class

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CHILDREN’S HORTICULTURE CLASSES

Entry Fee Nil  Prizes 1st £1.50, 2nd £1, 3rd 50p

Under 7 yrs:

Class 1. Cress or Beansprouts grown in a yoghurt pot

Under 12 yrs:

Class 2: Three summer vegetables suitable for a salad

Class 3: A collection of four own grown vegetables

Class 4: A vegetable monster

12-16 yrs:

Class 5:  A herb grown in a pot

Class 6:  Three summer vegetables suitable for a salad

Family Competitions

Class 7: Potatoes grown in a bucket. Any growing medium but potatoes and bucket must be purchased from Hardings Londis , Groes to make sure size of bucket and variety of  potatoes are the same.  Potatoes to be brought, still growing and carefully labelled with entrant’s name, to the show where they will be tipped out and weighed - heaviest weight

wins! Entrants get their potatoes and the bucket back!!

Class 8: Any four types of vegetables. One or more examples of each type.  Vegetables judged on health and vigour. Cup is for newcomers only, entrants of any age welcome.  “The  Little Cup” presented by Mrs June Little to the best entry in class 8. 

Present Holder - Jenson Kendall

OPEN HORTICULTURE CLASSES

Entry Fee 25p per entry Prizes: 1st £3, 2nd £2, 3rd £1

Class 9: 5 White Potatoes

Class 10: 5 Coloured Potatoes

Class 11:  4 Onions grown from sets

Class 12:  4 Onions grown from seeds

Class 13:  9 Shallots

Class 14:  9 pods of Peas

Class 15:  Collection of Herbs in a small container

Class 16:  6 Runner Beans

Class 17:  3 Courgettes not to exceed 6ins

Class 18:  6 Broad Beans

Class 19:  3 Carrots – long

Class 20:  3 Carrots – short

Class 21:  3 Parsnips

Class 22:  3 Beetroots - rounds

(Classes 19, 20, 21, 22 – Tops trimmed to no longer than 4 ins in length)

Class 23: 2 Cucumbers (indoor)

Class 24:  2 Lettuces with roots left on

Class 25:  1 Cabbage with roots left on

Class 26:  5 Cooking Apples

Class 27:  5 Dessert Apples

Class 28:  2 Leeks

Class 29:  1 truss of Cherry Tomatoes

Class 30:  5 Tomatoes

Class 31:  5 Chilli or Sweet Peppers (any variety)

Class 32:  Heaviest Vegetable Marrow

Class 33:  Collection of any four varieties of soft fruit

Class 34:  Basket of Mixed Garden Produce

Class 35:  Three Rhubarb stems

Class 36:  A Collection of 4 Vegetables to consist of not less than 4 specimens of

each and 2 distinct kinds of Flowers (confined to exhibitors residing within a 2 - mile radius of Guilsfield Church)

Perpetual Challenge Bowl presented by R.J.H.Cooke for the winner of Class 36

Present Holder: Matthew Kneale

Perpetual Challenge Cup presented by Mr M Watson-Smyth for the competitor gaining the most points in the Horticulture (Fruit & Vegetables) Section

Present Holder: Tom Rowlands

1st Prize 3 points 2nd Prize 2 points 3rd Prize 1 point

There is no limit to the number of entries in any Class.

All awards count towards the Cup