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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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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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Summer Schedule of Classes

CUT FLOWERS

  1. COLLECTION OF 4 KINDS OF FLOWERS with own foliage, trees and shrubs excluded. Shown in separate containers - colour variation allowed.

  2. COLLECTION OF 3 KINDS OF FLOWERS with own foliage, trees and shrubs excluded. Shown in separate containers - colour variation allowed.

  3. 1 container of MIXED PERENNIALS

  4. 1 container of MIXED GRASSES

  5. 2 containers of SWEET PEAS (6 stems each, two separate varieties)

  6. 1 container of SWEET PEAS (9 stems, mixed varieties).

  7. 1 container of H.T. ROSES (6 specimen blooms, 2 or more varieties)

  8. 1 container of H.T. ROSES (3 stems, 1 or more varieties; not more than 3 buds or blooms per stem).

  9. 1 container of H.T. ROSE SPECIMEN (1 stem)

10. 1 container of ROSES (excluding H.T.’s. 3 stems, separate varieties)

11. 1 container of CLUSTER ROSES

12. 1 container of MINIATURE ROSES

13. 1 container of HYDRANGEAS (3 heads, any variety/varieties)

14. 1 container of FLOWERING SHRUB OR TREE BLOSSOM

15. 1 container of MIXED FOLIAGE judged on cultural merit and varied interest.

16. 1 container of FLOWERS for which there is no separate class

17. 1 container of PINKS (5 stems)

18. 6 MIXED FUCHSIA HEADS laid flat

19. 1 specimen LILY any variety

20. 3 containers of FLOWERS raised from seed during the 12 months preceding this show (separate kinds - colour variation allowed)

21. 1 container of MIXED FLOWERS raised from seed during the

12 months preceding this show.

22. 1 container of NICOTIANA (3 sprays, any colour)

23. A bowl of FLOATING FLOWER HEADS, own bowl not to exceed 25cms

24. 1 container of 6 PANSIES and/or VIOLAS

25. NOVICE ENTRY 1 container of mixed flowers

POT PLANTS

Artificial supports are permitted.

26. 2 TUBEROUS BEGONIAS (in bloom, separate pots)

27. PELARGONIUM (including Zonal Geranium) 1 specimen plant in flower

28. A display of 3 PELARGONIUMS, any variety/varieties

29. CACTUS or SUCCULENT SPECIMEN PLANT

30. COLEUS SPECIMEN PLANT

31. IVY, any variety/varieties, in growth

32. POT PLANT any plant grown in normal indoor living conditions for the beauty or interest of its foliage, maximum pot size 20cms

33. POT PLANT in flower, quality of flower the leading feature, maximum pot size 20cms

34. FUCHSIA, 1 specimen plant, maximum pot size 20cms

35. A display of 2 FUCHSIAS maximum pot size 15cms

36. Pot of flowering PETUNIAS in growth, maximum pot size 20cms

37. HANGING BASKET

38. Pot-grown LILY in flower

39. PLANTED WINDOW BOX up to 65cms long

40. A PLANTED BOWL not exceeding 35cms

41. NOVICE ENTRY a planted bowl not exceeding 35cms

FRUIT

Exhibits should be shown on stalk on plates provided by Society.

 42. 2 dishes of SOFT FRUIT, (2 kinds, 10 of each kind)

43. 1 dish of CURRANTS, (1 kind)

44. 1 dish of BERRIES, (1 kind, 10 fruits)

45. 1 dish of any other fruit, (1 kind)

46. NOVICE ENTRY 1 dish of SOFT FRUIT (1 kind)

VEGETABLE COLLECTIONS

47. 6 SINGLE SPECIMENS OF VEGETABLES separate kinds. A tray not exceeding 60cms x 30cms to be used

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

49. COLLECTION OF CUT CULINARY HERBS in a bikini vase.

50. CONTAINER OF CULINARY HERBS in growth, maximum pot or bowl size 35cms

SINGLE VEGETABLES

51. BEANS, broad (6)

52. BEANS, French (6)

53. BEETROOT, round (3) with at least 10cm of top

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

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

56. CARROTS, intermediate (3) with at least 10cms of top

57. MIXED SALAD LEAVES in growth, pot not to exceed 20cms

58. CUCUMBER (1)

59. LETTUCE, (1) with root

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

61. ONIONS, Autumn or Spring sown (3)

62. ONIONS, set (3)

63. PEAS (6 pods)

64. POTATOES, white (3 tubers)

65. POTATOES, coloured (3 tubers)

66. RHUBARB, (4 sticks) with 8 cms of trimmed leaves

67. SHALLOTS, culinary (6)

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

69. TOMATOES (3) with calyx

70. COURGETTES (2)

71. ANY OTHER VEGETABLE, excluding roots

72. ANY OTHER VEGETABLE, roots

73. NOVICE ENTRY any vegetable, 1 kind


155th Summer Show Saturday, 15 July, 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 75 is 75cms width and depth.

74. A basket of SUMMER FLOWERS AND FOLIAGE. No accessories allowed

75. ‘‘VILLAGE FETE’’ an exhibit

76. An arrangement of COLOURED FOLIAGE

77. ‘‘BOTTLE TOMBOLA’’ a petite exhibit featuring a bottle. Not to exceed 25cms overall

78. NOVICE ENTRY a mixed flowers and foliage arrangement

DOMESTIC

In classes 85 to 91 exhibits must have been bottled or made during the past 12 months. In judging ‘jar’ classes, any clear glass jar will be accepted. Jars should be clean and clearly marked as to content and date of making. Metal lids should not be used in classes 85-91. Liqueur glass to be supplied with class 93.

79. DUNDEE CAKE 20cm round

80. HOMEMADE SWEETS (6)

81. SAVOUY BISCUITS (6)

82. VICTORIA SPONGE 20cm round (jam filled)

83. LOAF (yeast) excluding the use of a bread making machine

84. LEMON TART 20cm round

85. Jar of PICKLES

86. Jar of CHUTNEY

87. Jar of ORANGE MARMALADE

88. Jar of MARMALADE, any other fruit/fruits

89. Jar of JELLY

90. Jar of LEMON CURD

91. Jar of JAM

92. Bottle of FLAVOURED VINEGAR

93. Bottle of LIQUEUR

HANDICRAFT

Exhibitors’ entries should not have been previously exhibited at any of the Society’s shows.

94. HAND KNITTED ARTICLE

95. ANY STITCHCRAFT OR NEEDLECRAFT EXHIBIT

96. A PAINTING not to exceed A3 size

97. ANY WOODWORK OR METALWORK EXHIBIT

98. A PATCHWORK ARTICLE (please state size on entry form)

99. A SHOPPING BAG

100. ANYTHING YOU HAVE MADE

101. MY FOUR FAVOURITE BLOOMS (4 photographs mounted on one piece of card. Size not to exceed A3)

102. “NEXT YEAR’S SHOW” an A4 poster to promote the
Summer Show

UNDER 16'S

(Please state age on entry form)

103. A MINI GARDEN in a seed tray (5 years and under)

104. A FLOWER PICTURE (5 years and under)

105. A VEGETABLE/FRUIT MONSTER (5 years and under)

106. A MINI GARDEN in a seed tray (6 to 10 years)

107. GINGERBREAD PERSON (1) (6 to 10 years)

108. ANY PLANT YOU HAVE GROWN FROM SEED in a pot not to exceed 20cms. Please give name of plant. (6 to 10 years)

109. A MINI GARDEN in a seed tray (11 to 16 years)

110. GINGERBREAD PERSON (1) (11 to 16 years)

111. ANY PLANT YOU HAVE GROWN FROM SEED in a pot not to exceed 20cms. Please give name of plant. (11 to 16 years)

112. Society’s vase of home grown MIXED FLOWERS (16 and under)

OPEN TO ALL

113. A VEGETABLE PERSON WITH CAPTION

 

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