Ropley Horticultural Society



SUMMER SHOW 2021

Saturday 21st August

Ropley Parish Hall

    Section 1 VEGETABLES & FRUIT
    For Members only.
    Judge: Martin Burr

    * denotes classes contributing to Henderson Cup
  1. *Four Potatoes, white.
  2. Four Potatoes, coloured.
  3. Three Carrots, one cultivar, 75mm tops.
  4. Three Onions, no bulb to exceed 250g.
  5. *Three Onions, bulbs over 250g.
  6. *Five Cherry Tomatoes, one cultivar, less than 35mm diameter.
  7. Five medium Tomatoes, one cultivar, approx 60mm diameter.
  8. Three large/Beefsteak Tomatoes one cultivar,greater than 75mm diameter ( see ripeness rule 23)Rule 23. Fruit and Vegetable ripeness: apples, apricots, gooseberries, medlars, pears, quinces and large/beefsteak tomatoes may be shown either ripe or unripe. All other fruits and vegetables must be ripe.
  9. Five French Beans.
  10. *Five Runner Beans.
  11. Three Beetroot, one cultivar, 75mm tops.
  12. Two indoor Cucumbers grown under protection.
  13. Two Cucumbers, outdoor grown, one cultivar
  14. Seven Shallots
  15. Three Chilli Peppers
  16. Three Parsnips one cultivar, 75mm tops.
  17. Two Leeks, with roots, one cultivar.
  18. Two Courgettes, approx 150mm in length, or round cultivars approx 75mm in diameter.
  19. Two Sweet Peppers.
  20. Spinach, Chard of Spanish Beet - eight leaves
  21. Two Lettuces, may be different cultivars
  22. Two of any other Vegetable, one cultivar, not in classes 1-21.
  23. Single heaviest Potato.
  24. Single heaviest Tomato.
  25. The heaviest Marrow.
  26. The longest Runner Bean.
  27. The most interesting misshapen vegetable.
  28. Five kinds of Culinary Herb (without flowers), not more than two of any one type, own container may be used
  29. A Basket of five (minimum) Vegetables and/or Fruit, arranged for effect. Internal size of basket not to exceed 30cm wide x 45cm long
  30. *Three desert Apples, one cultivar ( see ripeness rule 23)Rule 23. Fruit and Vegetable ripeness: apples, apricots, gooseberries, medlars, pears, quinces and large/beefsteak tomatoes may be shown either ripe or unripe. All other fruits and vegetables must be ripe.
  31. Three Pears, one cultivar (see ripeness rule 23)Rule 23. Fruit and Vegetable ripeness: apples, apricots, gooseberries, medlars, pears, quinces and large/beefsteak tomatoes may be shown either ripe or unripe. All other fruits and vegetables must be ripe.
  32. Three Cooking Apples, one cultivar ( see ripeness rule 23)Rule 23. Fruit and Vegetable ripeness: apples, apricots, gooseberries, medlars, pears, quinces and large/beefsteak tomatoes may be shown either ripe or unripe. All other fruits and vegetables must be ripe.
  33. *Twelve Berries, one cultivar ( see ripeness rule 23)Rule 23. Fruit and Vegetable ripeness: apples, apricots, gooseberries, medlars, pears, quinces and large/beefsteak tomatoes may be shown either ripe or unripe. All other fruits and vegetables must be ripe.
  34. Six Plums
  35. Three Apricots
  36. Two of any other Fruit, one cultivar only, not in classes 30 to 35 above
     
    Section 2 FLOWERS
    For Members only.
    Judge: Geoff Hawkins

  37. Three stems of Rudbekia
  38. One stem of Gladioli
  39. Three stems of Sunflowers
  40. Three stems of Crocosmia (Montbretia), one cultivar
  41. Three Antirrhinums, any cultivars
  42. Three Asters, any cultivars
  43. Pansies five blooms, floating in a shallow container of your choice
  44. *Six Flowers raised from seed at home during the twelve months preceeding this show; not more than two stems of any one cultivar
  45. Three Dahlias, pompom or ball
  46. Three Dahlias, cactus or semi-cactus
  47. Three Dahlias, any other classification
  48. *One stem of specimen Rose; own container allowed
  49. Three stems of large-flowered Roses
  50. Three stems of cluster-flowered Roses
  51. Three stems of miniature Roses
  52. A bowl of Roses for effect; max bowl size 18cm internal dia. (own bowl)
  53. Begonia in a pot, max pot size 23cm internal dia.
  54. Three individual blooms of large-flowered Clematis
  55. Three stems of Clematis not covered by class 54
  56. *A Foliage Plant, max pot size 23cm internal dia.
  57. One Hydrangea bloom
  58. An Orchid in flower, max pot size 23cm internal dia.
  59. A Cactus
  60. Cacti, collection of three or more cultivars in a pot, max pot size 30cm internal dia.
  61. A Succulent
  62. Summer Challenge: Pelargonium “Klass” (colour: deep pink) from plug plant supplied end March 2021, one per member. Max pot size 23cm internal dia. See Growing Guide
  63. A flower Fuschia plant, max pot size 23cm internal dia.
  64. *A flowering Pot Plant – not in classes 58 to 63 above
  65. Five Fuschia blooms, one or more cultivars, displayed in a shallow container of your choice
  66. A single specimen bloom displayed flat on a black background (10cm base) with water container (supplied)
  67. *Collection of eight mixed Flowering Stems, not more than two of any one type
  68.  
    Section 3 FLORAL ART
    For Members only.
    Judge: Sally Burr

    Space allowed 53cm wide x 46cm deep x 81cm high
  69. Garden Party
  70. Summer Palette
  71. Olympic Challenge
  72. Wedding Corsage – petite (not to exceed 25cm x 25cm x 25cm)
  73.  
    Section 4 EGGS
    Open to all
    Judge: Kay Roadknight

    Space allowed 53cm wide x 46cm deep x 81cm high
  74. Three Hen Eggs
  75. Three Bantam Eggs
  76. Three Eggs, any other domestic variety (state the variety)
  77.  
    Section 5 COOKERY
    Open to all - gentlemen encouraged to enter!
    Judge: Christine Lanfear
     
  78. Plain jam-filled Victoria Sandwich using three eggs
  79. A Cake showcasing a vegetable ingredient, eg carrot, courgette, beetroot
  80. Six Sausage Rolls
  81. Seeded Wholemeal Loaf, made by hand
  82. Four unfilled Brandy Snaps
  83. Five Fruit Scones
  84. Jar of Chutney
  85. Jar of Fruit Curd
  86. Bottle of Fruit Cordial
  87. Blueberry, Almond & Lemon Cake to the following recipe by Yotam Ottolenghi:-
  88.  
    Ingredients: 150g unsalted butter (at room temperature, plus extra for greasing)
    190g caster sugar
    2 lemons: finely grate the zest to get 2 tsp, then juice to get 2 tbsp
    1 tsp vanilla extract
    3 large eggs, beaten
    90g self-raising flour, sifted
    1/8 tsp salt
    110g ground almonds
    200g blueberries
    70g icing sugar
     
    You will need a Loaf tin: 11 x 21 cm and a sheet of tin foil
     
    Method
     
     
    Section 6 DESIGN & CREATE
    Open to all
    Judge: Sally Burr
     
  89. A Picture, any subject/any medium, no more than 30cm x 21cm. May be framed or not; bring your own stand if required.
  90. A Hand-Knitted or Crocheted article
  91. An article of Needlework (hand or machine stitched)
  92. An article of Craft, any medium, which you have personally created (not from a kit), excluding those listed above
  93.  
    Section 7 PHOTOGRAPHY
    Open to all
    Judge: Roger Dixey
     
    Printed photographs 18cm x 13cm
  94. Golden Light
  95. Beauty of Trees
  96. Still Life, incorporating fruit
  97. In the Greenhouse
  98. A Portrait
  99. Steps
  100.  
    Section 8 CHILDREN'S CLASSES
    Open to all young people and free to enter with money prizes. NB Children may also enter any of the adult open classes (fees apply)
     
    FLOWER ARRANGING
     
    Judge; Sally Burr
     
    Under 7s:
  101. Purely Pink
  102.  
    7-11 years:
  103. Purely Pink
  104.  
    12-16 years:
  105. Fireworks
  106.  
    PHOTOGRAPHY
     
    Judge; Roger Dixey
     
    Under 11s:
  107. In the Rain
  108. A Perfect Bloom
  109.  
    12-16 years:
  110. In the Rain
  111. A Perfect Bloom
  112.  
     
    DESIGN & CREATE
     
    Judge; Sally Burr
     
    Under 7s:
  113. A 3D Animal, real or imaginary, made from vegetables and/or fruit
  114. A Collage, Painting or Coloured Drawing of your favourite Olympic event
  115. An item of art or Craft you have made yourself, may be made from a kit (for example: sewing, knitting, collage, painting, drawing, modelling clay, woodwork, etc)
     
    7-11 years:
  116. A 3D Animal, real or imaginary, made from vegetables and/or fruit
  117. A Collage, Painting or Coloured Drawing of your favourite Olympic event
  118. An item of art or Craft you have made yourself, may be made from a kit (for example: sewing, knitting, collage, painting, drawing, modelling clay, woodwork, etc)
     
    12-16 years:
  119. A 3D Animal, real or imaginary, made from vegetables and/or fruit
  120. A Collage, Painting or Coloured Drawing of your favourite Olympic event
  121. An item of art or Craft you have made yourself, may be made from a kit (for example: sewing, knitting, collage, painting, drawing, modelling clay, woodwork, etc)
     
    COOKERY
     
    Judge; Christine Lanfear Sally Burr
     
    All entries to be home-made, unless shop-bought elements have been specified
     
    Under 7s:
  122. Five Flapjacks
     
    7-11 years:
  123. Five Flapjacks
  124. A single layer Cake, decorated to celebrate the Tokyo Olympics
     
    12-16 years:
  125. A plaited white loaf of Bread, made by hand
  126. A single layer Cake, decorated to celebrate the Tokyo Olympics

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