Old Milverton Horticultural Show

Old Milverton Horticultural Show

Vegetables | Fruit | Flowers | Flower Arranging | Home Produce | Handicraft | Photography | Families and Groups | 7 years and under | Age 8-10 years inclusive | Age 11-15 years inclusive | Under 18 years

First Prize £2.00

Second Prize £1.00

Third Prize 50p

Group/Family entries (classes 57 & 58) are not eligible for prize money.

Vegetables

  1. Onions, 3 trimmed or untrimmed grown from either seed or sets
  2. Runner Beans, 5
  3. Shallots, 12
  4. Cucumbers, 3 - may be shown with or without flowers attached
  5. Beet, 3 globe or long, any colour
  6. Longest runner bean
  7. French beans, 6
  8. Carrots, 3 any type or length
  9. Marrows, pair for table
  10. Potatoes, 4 any one variety
  11. Ugliest vegetable
  12. Tomatoes, 6 fruits
  13. Unusual colour or shape of tomato, 3 fruits
  14. Leeks, 3 any variety, trimmed
  15. Parsnips, 3 any variety
  16. Peppers in a pot - sweet or chilli
  17. Corn, 3
  18. Vegetable, not listed above - one variety

Fruit

  1. Apples, 5 cooking
  2. Apples, 5 dessert
  3. Fruit, not listed above - one variety

Flowers

  1. Chrysanthemums, 3 sprays - any variety
  2. Bunch of garden flowers
  3. Roses, 3, any variety or varieties, in a vase
  4. 3 stems of flowers grown from corm, bulb or rhizome, 3 - separate, individual stems
  5. Dahlias, 3 - any variety, in a container
  6. Pot plant in flower
  7. One cut sunflower in a container
  8. Heaviest sunflower head - stalk no longer than 3cm from back of flower

Floral Art 1

  1. 'Petite' - circular arrangement of flowers and / or foliage, 23cm diameter
  2. 'All Green' - arrangement of flowers and / or foliage, 46cm x 46cm, height unlimited
  3. 'Framed' – arrangement of flowers and / or foliage in an oasis, 46cm x 46cm, height unlimited
  4. 'Candle' - arrangement of flowers and / or foliage, 33cm x 33cm x 33cm
  5. 'Autumn Gold' - arrangement of flowers and / or foliage, 46cm x 46cm, height unlimited

Notes:
1 All floral exhibits should be brought already arranged.

Home Produce 2

NOTE: exhibitors must provide a cling film or plastic covering for all items in this section, which must not impede sampling by the judges.

  1. Victoria Sandwich 3
  2. Muffins, 6
  3. Sweet tart or pie - using shortcrust pastry 3
  4. Shortbread, 1 petticoat tail – disc 20cm diameter
  5. 'Ration-inspired baking' - judged on taste and interpretation of theme
  6. Gluten-free cake
  7. Homemade bread, can include classic artisan and flat bread
  8. Savoury nibble, 12 – one variety
  9. Cake containing vegetable(s) 4
  10. Jam, jar of homemade 4
  11. Marmalade, jar of homemade 4
  12. Chutney, jar of homemade 4

Notes:
2 Items will be tasted for judging. Exhibitors must provide a clingfilm or plastic covering for all items in this section. This must not impede sampling by the judges.
3 Using recipe provided.
4 Clearly labelled with name of produce and date made.

Handicraft

  1. Item of needlework - display folded size no larger than 30cm x 40cm, will be unfolded for judging
  2. Hand knitted or crocheted item
  3. Upcycled item
  4. Painting, any medium, max size 45cm x 35cm
  5. 'Small is beautiful' miniature handicraft - max size 10cm x 10cm x 10cm
  6. Any other handicraft

Photography 5

  1. Nature
  2. People
  3. 'Community'
  4. View
  5. Photograph with caption!

Notes:
5 Single photograph, max size A4 (21cm x 30cm), photograph must be taken by exhibitor, one photograph per entry.

Families and Groups

  1. 'A day out' collage
  2. Family of potato heads

Junior and Young Adult Classes 6

7 years and under

  1. 'Ugly Bug' made from fruit and/or vegetables
  2. Painting or drawing
  3. Five (max) decorated digestive biscuit(s) 7
  4. Photograph taken by exhibitor
  5. 'Flower' collage

Age 8 - 10 years inclusive

  1. Painting or drawing 'My Holiday'
  2. Five handmade, decorated cupcakes 7
  3. Photograph taken by exhibitor
  4. 'Mythical' miniature garden
  5. 'Ugly Bug' made from edible ingredients

Age 11 - 15 years inclusive

  1. Signature bake - family cake or minimum 5 pieces if cupcakes/biscuits/tray bake 7
  2. Decorated welly
  3. Photograph taken by exhibitor
  4. Painting or drawing
  5. Decorated mask

Notes:
6 Young adults under 18 years are invited to enter any category within the adult section of the show free of charge. Entrants must state age and date of birth on entry form. Ages of children and young adults MUST be shown on entry forms. Age limits for classes are for age on Show Day.
7 Covered with cling film.