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Chairman – Alan Dallman

Membership Secretary – Pat Simons

Treasurer – Anne Dallman

Secretary – Roxane Stirling

Committee Members: Laura Boothman,
Sylvia Hurst, Jill Marston, Steven Marston, Gary Sycamore


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Highgate Horticultural Society

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HIGHGATE HORTICULTURAL SOCIETY

Email:

info@highgatehorticulturalsociety.org.uk

Alan & Anne Dallman, Chairman & Treasurer, 27 Wood Vale, N10 3DJ
Tel: 020 8883 9186

Roxane Stirling, Secretary, 26 Ashmount Road, N19 3BJ. Tel: 020 7263 6831

Pat Simons, Membership Secretary,
100 Muswell Hill Road, N10 3JR.
Tel: 020 8883 1166

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Autumn Schedule of Classes

FLOWERS

  1. 1 container of CHRYSANTHEMUMS

  2. 1 container of MIXED FOLIAGE

  3. 1 container of DAHLIAS, ball or pompon, 3 blooms

  4. 1 container of DAHLIAS, cactus or semi-cactus, 3 blooms

  5. 1 container of DAHLIAS, decoratives, 3 blooms

  6. 1 container of DAHLIAS, mixed varieties

  7. 1 container of FLOWERING SHRUBS

  8. 1 container of flowers for which there is no separate class, 1 variety

  9. 1 container of ASTERS, perennial

10. 1 container of ASTERS, annual

11. 1 container of MIXED CUT FLOWERS, perennials

12. 1 container of MIXED CUT FLOWERS, annuals

13. 1 container of ROSES

14. FLOATING FLOWERS, own bowl not to exceed 25cms

15. 1 container of ORNAMENTAL BERRIES OR FRUIT

16. FRENCH OR AFRICAN MARIGOLD HEADS, laid flat (6)

17. POT PLANT IN FLOWER, pot not to exceed 20cms diameter

18. FOLIAGE POT PLANT, pot not to exceed 20cms diameter

19. PLANTED BOWL, bowl not to exceed 35cms diameter

20. NOVICE ENTRY 1 container of MIXED CUT FLOWERS

FRUIT

Exhibits to be shown on stalk, on plates provided by the Society.

 21. A BASKET OF FRUIT, 3 separate kinds, basket not to exceed 30cms diameter

22. 1 dish of RASPBERRIES (10 fruits)

23. 1 dish of BLACKBERRIES, cultivated (10 fruits)

24. 1 dish of any other berry for which there is no separate class (10 fruits)

25. APPLES, (3) dessert, should ideally be 7cms diameter

26. APPLES, (3) culinary

27. PEARS (3)

28. FIGS (2)

29. GRAPES, 1 bunch

30. PLUMS (8)

31. Any other fruit

32. NOVICE ENTRY any fruit, 1 kind

VEGETABLES

33. COOK’S DELIGHT, trug or basket of mixed vegetables, not more than 60 x 30cms, judged for variety, appearance and freshness.

34. A UNUSUALLY SHAPED VEGETABLE

35. BEANS, runners (6)

36. BEANS, French (6)

37. BEETROOT, round (3) with at least 10cms of top

38. CABBAGE (1) with at least 8cms of stem below leaves

39. CARROTS, stump or shorthorn (3) with at least 10cms of top

40. CARROTS, tapering roots (3) with at least 10cms of top

41. CAULIFLOWER (1) with at least 8cms of stem below leaves

42. CUCUMBER (1)

43. TABLE MARR0W (1) excluding squash and other edible concurbits, over 20cms

44. ONIONS, (3)

45. POTATOES, white (3 tubers)

46. POTATOES, coloured (3 tubers)

47. SHALLOTS, culinary (6)

48. SHALLOTS, pickling (6) not over 3cms diameter

49. TOMATOES (3) with calyx

50. TOMATOES (6) small fruited & cherry cultivars with calyx

51. TOMATOES, one truss

52. CELERY (1)

53. LEEKS (2)

54. PARSNIPS (2) with at least 10cms of top

55. ANY OTHER VEGETABLE, excluding roots

56. ANY OTHER VEGETABLE, roots

57. CAPSICUMS (3) sweet or chilli peppers

58. COLLECTION OF CUT CULINARY HERBS in a bikini vase

59. NOVICE ENTRY any vegetable, 1 kind

31st Autumn Show Saturday, 16 September, 2017


How to enter:

Please send your name, address, telephone number and email address together with your class entry numbers for the relevant show by email by clicking on Contact Us or by post or telephone to the Secretary, Highgate Horticultural Society, 26 Ashmount Road, London N19 3BJ.  020 7263 6831

Entries must be received by 5pm on the Thursday before the show.  Please state age of child for children’s classes.  Late entries may be accepted up to one hour before judging at the discretion of the show superintendent.  Novice entries are open only to those members who have not one a prize in a previous Highgate Horticultural Society Show.

All three shows are held at the United Reformed Church, South Grove, Highgate Village, London N6 6BA between 2pm and 5pm and the awards are presented at 3.30pm.

Exhibits may be staged between 9 and 11am when the hall will be cleared and judging begins.  Please make sure you read the show regulations.  Would previous winners of trophies please clean and return them prior to the show.



 


 


 


 


BULBS IN GROWTH


 


1.         3 Hyacinths


2.         1 Hyacinth


3.         5 bulbs of Tulips, single


4.         5 bulbs of Tulips, double


5.         6 bulbs of trumpet Daffodils Division 1 - any variety


6.         6 bulbs of large cupped Daffodils Division 2 - any variety


7.         6 bulbs of small cupped Daffodils Division 3 - any variety


8.         6 bulbs of double Daffodils Division 4 - any variety.


9.         6 bulbs of miniature Daffodils


10.       6 bulbs of jonquilla Daffodils Division 7


11.       6 bulbs of Daffodils in any of Divisions 5, 6, 8 or 9 - any variety


12.       Container of bulbous flowers for which there is no separate class, 1 kind


13.       1 Hippeastrum (Amaryllis) in flower


14.    Novice entry for bulbs in growth – 1 kind, 6 bulbs


 


CUT BULBOUS FLOWERS


 


15.       1 stem Tulip


16.       5 stems Tulips - 1 variety


17.       5 stems long trumpet Daffodils Division 1 - yellow/yellow


18.       5 stems long trumpet Daffodils Division 1 - bi-coloured or white


19.       1 stem long trumpet Daffodil Division 1 - any variety


20.       5 stem large cupped Daffodils Division 2 - any variety


21.       5 stems small cupped Daffodils Division 3 - any variety


22.       5 stems double Daffodils Division 4 - any variety


23.       5 stems of any other variety of Daffodils in any of the other Divisions


24.       5 flowers grown in the open excluding Tulips and Daffodils, 1 kind


25.       Novice entry for cut bulbous flowers, 1 kind, 5 stems


 


NON BULBOUS POT PLANTS


 


24.       Planted bowl for outdoors, bowl not to exceed 35cms diameter


25.       Rock or alpine plant in flower, shown in pot or pan


26.       Pot of flowering Primula any species


27        Non-bulbous pot plant in flower, pot or bowl not to exceed 15cms diameter


28.       Non-bulbous pot plant in flower, pot or bowl not to exceed 20cms diameter


29.       Foliage plant or fern, pot or bowl not to exceed 15cms diameter


30.       African Violet specimen plant in flower


31.       Cactus or succulent specimen plant


 


CUT NON-BULBOUS FLOWERS


 


32.       1 container Cut mixed flowers


33.       5 Pansies


34.       5 Primula - any species


35.       1 container Hellebores, 3 stems, any variety/varieties


36.       1 container Heather/Heathers - any variety/varieties


37.       Flowering shrub or tree blossom - 3 kinds in 3 separate containers


38.       Flowering shrub or tree blossom 1 kind


39.       Specimen Camellia with leaf - any variety


40.       5 flowers grown in the open for which there is no separate class, 1 kind


 


DECORATIVES


 


Space allowed approximately 75cms width and depth except class 44.  Flowers may be bought.


 


41.       A line arrangement


42        “THE MIDAS TOUCH” - an exhibit


43.       A basket of SPRING FLOWERS AND FOLIAGE


44.       “EGG-CELLENT!” – a miniature arrangement in an egg cup not to exceed 10cm overall


 


UNDER 16s  (Please state age on entry form)


 


45.       A DECORATED EGG IN AN EGG CUP (5 years and under)


46.       A SINGLE BULB IN GROWTH (5 years and under)


47.       AN EASTER CARD not more than A4 size (5 years and under)


48.       A DECORATED EGG IN AN EGG CUP (6 to10 years)


49.       A SINGLE BULB IN GROWTH (6 to10 years)


50.       AN EASTER CARD not more than A4 size (6 to 10 years)


51.       A DECORATED EGG IN AN EGG CUP (11 to 16 years)


52.       A SINGLE BULB IN GROWTH (11 to 16 years)


53.       AN EASTER CARD not more than A4 size (11 to 16 years)


54.       Society’s vase of HOME GROWN SPRING FLOWERS (under 16 years)


 


Classification of daffodils:


 


Division 1. Trumpet: one flower on stem; trumpet (or corona) as  long or longer than perianth              (surrounding petals).


Division 2.  Large cupped: one flower per stem; corona (cup or         trumpet) more than a third of, but        less than equal to, length of perianth segment.


Division 3.  Small cupped: one flower per stem; corona (cup) not more than one third of perianth    segment.


Division 4.  Double flowers


Division 5.  Triandrus daffodils


Division 6.  Cyclamineus daffodils


Division 7.  Jonquilla daffodils


Division 8.  Tazetta daffodils


Division 9.  Poeticus daffodils

FLORAL ARRANGEMENTS

Flowers may be bought. Space provided in class 61 is 75cms width & depth.

60. AN ARRANGEMENT OF DRIED PLANT MATERIAL

61. ‘‘AUTUMN GLORY’’ an exhibit to feature flowers, fruit, berries twigs etc

62. A basket of AUTUMN FLOWERS & FOLIAGE

63. ‘‘JUST FOR YOU’’ a miniature arrangement for a breakfast tray, not to exceed 10cms overall

64. NOVICE ENTRY a mixed autumn flowers & foliage arrangement

UNDER 16'S

(Please state age on entry form)

65. A HALLOWEEN MASK (5 years and under)

66. Six AUTUMN LEAVES on a paper plate (5 years and under)

67. A MONSTER made from vegetable matter (5 years and under)

68. A HALLOWEEN MASK (6 to 10 years)

69. A collage of SEED HEADS, LEAVES & GRASSES, A4 size (6 to 10 years)

70. SOMETHING EDIBLE YOU HAVE MADE OR GROWN (6 to 10 years)

71. A HALLOWEEN MASK (11 to 16 years)

72. A collage of SEED HEADS, LEAVES & GRASSES A4 size (11 to 16 years)

73. SOMETHING EDIBLE YOU HAVE MADE OR GROWN (11 to 16 years)

74. Society’s Vase of home grown MIXED FLOWERS (16 and under)

DOMESTIC AND PHOTOGRAPHY

75. A jar of JAM

76. A jar of JELLY

77. A jar of CHUTNEY

78. A jar of PICKLES

79. CAKE UTILISING A GLUT OF FRUIT OR VEGETABLES

80. FRUIT SCONES (4)

81. PHOTOGRAPHY “OLD HIGHGATE”

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