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1    Top Tray Award: Collection of 3 types of vegetable from a list of 15 - on a tray or area  of 450mm x 600mm. 

Full rules found in Top Tray sections on Exhibiting page.

2     Broad beans, 6 pods

3     Runner beans, 6 pods

4     French beans (dwarf or climbing), 6 pods

5     Tomatoes, 4 with calyx, of one variety

6     Cabbage, not less than 75mm stem, 2 heads

7     Carrots, 3, stump rooted, not more than 75mm leaf stalk

8     Carrots, 3, long, not more than 75mm leaf stalk

9     Beetroot, 3, globe with not more than 75mm leaf stalk

10   Beetroot, 3 cylindrical or long, no more than 75mm leaf stalk

11   Peas, 6 pods

12   Mange tout or sugar snap peas, 6 pods of either

13   Lettuce, 2 matching heads with roots, any variety

14   Bunch of 12 radishes (roots & leaves to be left on)

15   Potatoes (white), 5

16   Potatoes (coloured), 5

17   Onions, 3 (roots & foliage trimmed)

18   Garlic, 3 bulbs, not segmented

19   Shallots (pickling), 9 to pass through 30mm ring

20   Shallots (excluding pickling), 9

21   Spinach, 3 bunches, 5 leaves to each bunch

22   Pair of marrows, for table use not more than 380mm long

23   Courgettes, 4, 100-150mm in length

24   Rhubarb, 3 sticks (as pulled, leaf trimmed to 75mm in length)

25   Collection of fresh herbs for culinary use, 4 distinct kinds (named in separate vases)

26   Collection of vegetables, 4 kinds, 1 of each kind

27   Any other vegetable not listed in schedule - 2 different entries allowed.


Novice Section 

28   Any root vegetable (3 of same variety)

29   Any non-root vegetable (3 of same variety)

30   Plate (12 inch max diameter) of one or more kind(s) of fruit (Quantities of fruit exhibited to be as detailed in the fruit section below)


31   Blackcurrants, 8 striggs (bunches)

32   Red or white currants, 8 striggs (bunches)

33   Gooseberries, 12, with stalks

34   Raspberries, 12, with stalks

35   Blackberries and their hybrids (tayberries, loganberries, etc,), 12, with stalks

36   Strawberries, 7, with stalks

37   Plate of mixed soft fruit (not stoned fruit), 3 distinctive kinds.  Fruits will be judged on quality & presentation (Quantities of fruit exhibited to be as detailed in the fruit section)

38   Plate of any other type of soft fruit (not stoned). 

Name of fruit to be stated

39   Plate (12 inch max diameter) of any stoned fruit

(min 6, max 15)

Exhibits shown in classes 31-36 to be displayed on paper plates or vases, as supplied by the Horticultural subcommittee at the time of exhibit staging.  Where necessary, sand will also be supplied.

Home Grown Vegetables
Girl Harvesting Vegetable




– A photograph fit for a Queen

40   Miniature  roses, 1 vase, 3 stems of any variety or varieties

41   Large flowered rose, 1 stem

42   Large flowered roses, 3 stems, any variety or varieties

43   Clustered flower rose, 1 stem

44   Clustered flower rose, 3 stems, any variety or varieties

45   3 stages rose blossoms, 3 stems, 1 bud, 1 perfect, 1 full bloom (1 variety)

46   One bowl of roses, any kind or kinds

Sweet Pea

47   7 Sweet Peas, 1 variety, 7 stems

48   Sweet Peas, 1 varitey, 3 stems

49   Sweet Peas, mixed varieties, 3 stems

50   Perennial Sweet Peas, any variety or varieties, 7 stems

General flower Classes
Note: Plants of a kind are those in the same genus

51   Sweet Williams, 3 stems

52   Alstroermeria, 3 stems

53   Pansies or violas, one variety, 6 blooms

54   Pinks, any variety or varieties, 6 stems displayed on boards

(to be provided)

55   Carnations, any variety or varieties, 3 blooms

56   Dahlias, any variety or varieties, 3 blooms

57   Calendulas, 3 stems

58   Gladiolus, 1 spike

59   Delphinium, 1 spike

60   Lily, 1 spike

61   Marigolds, French or African, one variety, 6 stems or blooms

62   Phlox, any variety or varieties, 3 stems

63   Fuchsia, 6 individual single blooms detached from stem, displayed on boards (to be provided)

64   Fuchsia, 6 individual double blooms detached from stem, displayed on boards (to be provided)

65   Vase of mixed flowers, other than annuals, 4 kinds maximum

66   Vase of flowers grown as annuals, 4 kinds maximum

67   Vase of shrubs grown for foliage effect

68   1 vase of 3 hosta leaves, one or more varieties

69   Hanging Basket - any size

Pot Plants

70   1 plant, fern, 180mm pot or smaller

71   1 plant, foliage only, 180mm pot or smaller

72   1 plant, Pelargonium, 180mm pot or smaller

73   1 plant, Begonia, flowering, 180mm pot or smaller

74   1 plant, Fushsia, single flower, 180mm pot or smaller

75   1 plant, Fushsia, double flowered, 180mm pot or smaller

76   1 plant, Cactus or Succulent

77   A collection of Cacti/Succulents in a 250mm pot

78   1 plant, flowering, other than classes 73 to 77, 180mm pot or smaller

Young Gardeners
(Age limit 16)

81   Exhibit of 3 rooted vegetables, same or mixed

82   Exhibit of 3 vegetables, non rooted, same or mixed

83   A bowl of floating flowers, 250mm maximum diameter

84   Tied posy of flowers, in a wine glass

85   One vase of mixed flowers, 4 kinds maximum

86   Garden or allotment in a seed tray, approx. 375mm x 250mm x 65mm

87   A creative exhibit made of any plant or vegetable material (pins allowed)

Indoor plants on the windowsill

The National Sweet pea Society's medal & Certificate

88    1 vase or bowl of Sweet Peas, any one variety or varieties, arranged with Sweet Pea foliage only.  Not more than 12 spikes to be used.

All sweet Pea exhibited must be legibly named on white cards

Floral Arrangements

90   Fire

A  floral arrangement.  (Space allowed - 600mm wide x 600mm deep and unlimited height).

91   Compass

A floral arrangement suitable for a street party celebration.  (Space allowed – as Class 90)

92   Space Travel

A floral arrangement. (Space allowed – as Class 90)

93   Inventor or Invention

A foliage arrangement. (Space allowed – as Class 90)

Table covering: Pale Green - kindly supplied by Daisy Tuffen Flower Club (Pyrford).

Top Vase

(See special rules under top Vase section)

89   A vase of mixed flowering stems, containing a total of between 5 & 10 stems.

No seed heads, dried flowers or berries allowed.

Floral Arrangements Novice 


An arrangement in a basket featuring flowers and foliage (Space allowed – as Class 90).  This Class is open to anyone who has not previously won a prize for a floral arrangement at the Show.  This arrangement may be brought in ready assembled but if necessary adjustments are allowed before the end of staging time.

Floral Arrangement 1

95 Best Botanical Garden in Balcony or Window Box Setting - sponsored by

Thrive Living by Retirement Villages

Email ( your photographs of your balcony/window boxes - to be judged prior to the show, please ensure entries are received before 26th June.

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