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 The Bottom Shop, Guilsfield by Monday 1st August 2022.

 

Judges: Mr Tom Rowlands

 

  • 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.

 

CHILDREN’S HORTICULTURE CLASSES

 

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

Under 7 yrs:

  1. Cress or Beansprouts grown in a yoghurt pot.

Under 12 yrs:

  1. Three summer vegetables suitable for a salad.

  2. A collection of four own grown vegetables.

  3. A vegetable monster.

12-16 yrs:

  1. A herb grown in a pot

  2. Three summer vegetables suitable for a salad

 

Family Competitions

 

  1. Potatoes grown in a bucket. Any growing medium 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!!

  2. 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 – Terry Hamer 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

OPEN HORTICULTURE CLASSES

 

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

 

Class:

  9.  5 White Potatoes

10.  5 Coloured Potatoes

11. 4 Onions grown from sets

  1. 4 Onions grown from seeds

  2. 9 Shallots

  3. 9 pods of Peas

  4. Collection of Herbs in a small container

  5. 6 Runner Beans

  6. 3 Courgettes not to exceed 6ins

  7. 6 Broad Beans

  8. 3 Carrots – long

  9. 3 Carrots – short

  10. 3 Parsnips

  11. 3 Beetroots - rounds

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

  1. 2 Cucumbers (indoor)

  2. 2 Lettuces with roots left on

  3. 1 Cabbage with roots left on

  4. 5 Cooking Apples

  5. 5 Dessert Apples

  6. 2 Leeks

  7. 1 truss of Cherry Tomatoes

  8. 5 Tomatoes

  9. 5 Chilli or Sweet Peppers (any variety)

  10. Heaviest Vegetable Marrow

  11. Collection of any four varieties of soft fruit

  12. Basket of Mixed Garden Produce

  13. Three Rhubarb stems

  14. 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: Barry Price

 

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

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