KFHS Autumn Show

 

 

 

Autumn Show 2019

 

Sunday 15 September 2019

 

Ditton Community Centre, New Barn Road, Ditton, Kent, ME20 6AH

 

Open to public visitors from 13:45 to 16:15

 

 

Schedule

 

Notes for exhibitors

 

Exhibitors are advised to:

 

 

Ø  Read these rules carefully.

 

 

Ø  Note that General Show Rules also apply - see separate section.

 

 

Ø  Refer to the Printed Schedule or the Exhibitor Entry form, which contain additional details.

 

Inter-Society Challenge

 

 

Notes for exhibitors

 

Class 1 is only open to Affiliated Societies and other organisations affiliated to the KFHS.

All exhibits must be either grown or made and contributed by not less than two members and must be entered in the name of the respective society.

 

 

Choose and exhibit any four items from the following list.

Each item or dish will receive a maximum of 10 points, with a further maximum of 10 points for presentation totalling 50 points overall.

 

 

The display must be presented within a green frame (provided), measuring 60cm (24in) x 75cm (30in).

Minimal garnishing permitted

 

 

 

Class

1

Members` Choice (Societies only).

 

a

A dish of five potatoes, any one cultivar.

b

A dish of vegetables, other than potatoes.

See General Rule 12 for quantity.

c

A dish of apple or pears.

See General Rule 12 for quantity.

d

A dish of fruit, other than apples or pears.

See General Rule 12 for quantity.

e

A 454g (1lb) jar of preserve which may include jam, honey, marmalade or chutney; or a 227g (½lb) jar of any curd or jelly.

f

A mounted painting or drawing illustrating a horticultural or wildlife subject or scene.

g

A baked exhibit.

h

An exhibit of handicraft, any kind.

i

A potted plant, any kind.

j

A show vase of flowers, one cultivar, any number of stems.

 

Vegetables

 

 

Class

2

Onion Championship

 

 

Exhibit three dishes chosen from the following list, one of which must be shallots:

 

a

Three onions exceeding 1kg from set or seed.

 

b

Three onions exceeding 250g but not more than 1kg from set or seed.

 

c

Three onions up to and including 250g from set or seed.

 

d

Six shallots, exhibition.

 

e

Six shallots, pickling.

Must not exceed 30mm diameter.

 

 

 

Class

3

Potato Championship

 

 

A collection of two dishes of potatoes, one white cultivar, one coloured cultivar, five tubers of each.

 

 

 

Class

4

Federation Tray

 

 

A collection of three kinds of vegetables, three of each kind except for beans, peas, shallots and small tomatoes, which must be six.

To be displayed within a green frame (provided) having internal measurement 60cm (24in) x 60cm (24in).

Garnishing and rings may be used.

 

 

 

Class

5

Tap Root Challenge

 

 

Three specimen roots, different kinds, selected from the following:

Carrot - long; Carrot - stump rooted; Parsnip; Beetroot - long.

 

 

 

Class

6

Eight kinds of vegetables, one specimen of each.

To be displayed within a green frame (provided) having internal measurement 45cm (18in) x 60cm (24in).

Large and small onions (250g or under) allowed. Long and stump rooted carrots allowed.

Maximum points 10 per item.

 

 

 

Class

7

Sunday Lunch

 

 

A collection of five kinds of vegetables, one of which must be potatoes, together with a tied bunch of culinary herbs.

To be displayed for effect in a trug, basket or box of the exhibitor’s choice.

 

 

 

Class

8

One dish of potatoes - coloured or part coloured, five tubers.

 

 

 

Class

9

One dish of potatoes - white, five tubers.

 

 

 

Class

10

Two heads of celery.

 

 

 

Class

11

Leeks - blanched or intermediate, three.

 

 

 

Class

12

Parsnips, three.

 

 

 

Class

13

Carrots, long, three.

 

 

 

Class

14

Carrots, stump rooted, three.

 

 

 

Class

15

Onions exceeding 1kg, from set or seed, five.

 

 

 

Class

16

Onions exceeding 250g, but not more than 1kg, from set or seed, five.

 

 

 

Class

17

Onions up to and including 250g, from set or seed, five.

 

 

 

Class

18

Heaviest onion, suitable for table.

 

 

 

Class

19

Twelve shallots, exhibition.

 

 

 

Class

20

Twelve shallots, pickling.

Must not exceed 30mm diameter.

 

 

 

Class

21

Beetroot, globe, three.

 

 

 

Class

22

Tomatoes, medium-fruited, approx. 60mm in diameter, five.

 

 

 

Class

23

Tomatoes, small-fruited - cherry type, nine.

Must not exceed 35mm diameter.

 

 

 

Class

24

Tomatoes, plum type, five.

 

 

 

Class

25

Runner beans, nine.

 

 

 

Class

26

Courgettes, three.

 

 

 

Class

27

Any other vegetable - one kind.

See General Rule 12 for number to be staged.

 

Fruit

 

 

Class

28

A collection of fifteen apples, three cultivars, five of each, or ten apples, two cultivars, five of each and five pears, any one cultivar.

To be arranged within a frame (provided) having internal measurement 45cm (18in) x 45cm (18in).

 

 

 

Class

29

One dish of apples, any culinary cultivar, five fruits.

 

 

 

Class

30

One dish of apples, any dessert cultivar, five fruits.

 

 

 

Class

31

One dish of pears, Conference type, five fruits.

 

 

 

Class

32

One dish of pears, any other dessert cultivars, five fruits.

 

 

 

Class

33

One dish of any other kind of fruit, one cultivar.

Quantity to be staged in accordance with RHS listings.

 

Flowers

 

 

Dahlias

 

 

Class

34

Three vases, three distinct cultivars, three distinct classifications.

Each vase to contain one distinct cultivar/variety, three blooms per vase, (unless pompons or miniatures, then five blooms in a vase are required).

 

 

 

Class

35

Three blooms, medium decorative, one or more cultivars.

 

 

 

Class

36

Three blooms, small decorative, one or more cultivars.

 

 

 

Class

37

Three blooms, miniature decorative, one or more cultivars.

 

 

 

Class

38

Three blooms, small water-lily, one or more cultivars.

 

 

 

Class

39

Three blooms, medium cactus or semi-cactus, one or more cultivars.

 

 

 

Class

40

Three blooms, miniature or small cactus and/or semi-cactus, one or more cultivars

 

 

 

Class

41

Three blooms, small or miniature ball, one or more cultivars.

 

 

 

Class

42

The Barry Ridsdale Challenge

 

 

Six blooms, pompon, one or more cultivars.

 

 

 

Class

43

A bowl of dahlias, displaying a maximum of 12 blooms, to be staged for frontal effect, any foliage may be used.

Exhibitors to use own bowl, maximum 23cm (9in) diameter.

To be judged 50% for quality and 50% for effect.

Oversize rule for blooms does not apply.

 

 

 

Class

44

Three blooms collerette, one or more cultivars.

 

 

 

Class

45

Three specimen blooms, each of a different cultivar.

 

 

 

Class

46

Travellers Choice

 

 

A minimum of five blooms and a maximum of eight blooms, any cultivars (dahlias or chrysanthemums), mixed allowed.

Entries accepted on show day.

 

 

 

Class

47

One specimen bloom, any cultivar, up to and including medium.

 

 

 

Class

48

One specimen bloom, any cultivar, large or giant.

 

Chrysanthemums

 

 

Class

49

Three vases, large and/or medium-flowered, three distinct cultivars. three blooms of one cultivar in each vase.

 

 

 

Class

50

Three blooms, reflexed, any cultivar or cultivars.

 

 

 

Class

51

Three blooms, incurved, any cultivar or cultivars.

 

 

 

Class

52

Three blooms, intermediate, any cultivar or cultivars.

 

 

 

Class

53

One specimen bloom, large-flowered.

 

 

 

Class

54

One specimen bloom, medium-flowered.

 

 

 

Class

55

Three stems, spray, one or more cultivars.

 

 

 

Class

56

Three blooms medium-flowered, any cultivar or cultivars.

 

 

 

Class

57

Single specimen stem spray chrysanthemum, any cultivar.

 

Other Flowers & Plants

 

 

Class

58

Two vases garden flowers, two different kinds excluding chrysanthemums and dahlias.

 

 

 

Class

59

One specimen rose, large-flowered

 

 

 

Class

60

Three stems roses, cluster-flowered.

 

 

 

Class

61

Three stems roses, large-flowered.

 

 

 

Class

62

One vase mixed foliage and/or grasses.

To be judged on quality and variety, not arrangement.

 

 

 

Class

63

One vase, seven stems, zinnias.

 

 

 

Class

64

One vase, seven stems, annuals, other than zinnias.

 

 

 

Class

65

Three cut stems of fuchsia, mixed allowed.

 

 

 

Class

66

One vase of mixed flowers.

 

 

 

Class

67

One vase of berries and/or fruits, minimum of three different types.

 

 

 

Class

68

One pot plant, flowering.

Maximum pot size 15cm (6in).

 

 

 

Class

69

One pot plant, flowering

Maximum pot size 25cm (10in).

 

 

 

Class

70

One pot plant, foliage

Maximum pot size 25cm (10in).

 

Home Economics

 

 

Class

71

The Show Stopper Challenge

A Roulade – any flavour.

 

 

 

Class

72

A 900g (2lb) Walnut Tea bread.

Recipe provided in printed schedule.

 

 

 

Class

73

Three lemon meringue tartlets.

 

 

 

Class

74

A mincemeat and apple lattice tart, approx. 18cm (7in) diameter.

 

 

 

Class

75

A 454g (1lb) jar of mature chutney.

 

Preserves

 

 

Notes for exhibitors

 

White lids and labels. Cellophane tops on curds.

 

 

 

Class

76

Take Three Jars

 

 

Display any three jars from the following list:

 

a

A 227g (½lb) jar of any curd.

 

b

A 227g (½lb) jar of any jelly.

 

c

A 454g (1lb) jar of any other preserve.

 

 

Example: One jam and two curds = one marmalade, one chutney and one jelly. Exhibitor’s choice.

 

Craft

 

 

Class

77

Any hand-made craft exhibit.

Space allowed 30cm (12in) x 45cm (18in).

 

 

 

Class

78

Autumn Wonders

 

 

An informal exhibit using all natural plant materials, which may include flowers, fruit and/or vegetables.

Height unrestricted in a space 60cm (24in) x 60cm (24in).

Exhibitor may use their own container.

 

 

 

Awards - Autumn 2018

 

Cups and Trophies

 

 

Banksian Medal - autumn award in odd years only

Most Points - Classes 2 to 70

N/A

 

The KCGPC Challenge Cup

Inter-Society Challenge - Class 1

North Tonbridge Horticultural Society

The KFHS Onion Trophy

Onion Championship

Roger Simmons, Maidstone

The Barry Ridsdale Memorial Print

Potato Championship

Chris Spree, Stockbury

The Lewisham Challenge Cup

Federation Tray of Vegetables

Roger Simmons, Maidstone

The Garrad Challenge Cup

Vegetable Collection

Roger Simmons, Maidstone

The Rochester Cup

Most Points - Vegetable Classes

Peter Ellis, Bekesbourne

The Bugge’s Challenge Trophy

Most Points - Fruit Classes

Di Spree, Stockbury

The Lady Massarrene & Ferrard Trophy

Three Dahlias Class

Raymond Duffy, Catford

The Federation Dahlia Trophy

Best Vase of Dahlias

Raymond Duffey, Catford

The Harmsworth Challenge Trophy

Three Chrysanthemums Class

Doug Drury, Pembury

The Tiarks Cup

Best Exhibit - Chrysanthemums

Doug Drury, Pembury

The KCGPC Challenge Trophy

Best Exhibit - Other Flowers & Pot Plants

Roger Austin, Canterbury

The Mrs C P Black Trophy

Most Points - Home Economics

Naomi Clark, Ditton

 

KFHS Certificates of Merit and Rosettes

 

 

Class 6

Best Exhibit

Roger Simmons, Maidstone

Class 7

Best Exhibit

Peter Ellis, Bekesbourne

Class 8 to 27

Best Exhibit

Roger Simmons, Maidstone

Class 28

Best Exhibit

Di Spree, Stockbury

Class 29 to 33

Best Exhibit

Gordon Francis, Eccles

Class 42

Best Exhibit

Darren Everest, Westerham

Class 71

Show Stopper Challenge

Maria Godden, Aylesford

Class 72 to 76

Best Exhibit

Maria Godden, Aylesford

Class 77 to 78

Best Exhibit

Reg Bloe, Tonbridge

 

 

 

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