Garden Show

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Garden Show

Gardening is growing in popularity these days and here’s a chance to show off the best of your home-grown flowers, fruit and veg. After the success of last year’s event, Barton under Needwood Gardening Guild will again be holding their Late Summer Show as part of the Family Festival.

The show will be held on Saturday 3rd September in St James’s churchyard.

The show is open to both Guild members and non-members and there is a special section for children.

Entry is free. Do come along and join in with this village event. Just turn up on the day with your entries.

 The Schedule of Categories is:

FLOWERS AND PLANTS:

1.   A specimen rose
2.   Three roses
3.   Three dahlias 
4.   Six fuchsia heads in a container 
5.   A single cut flower 
6.   A vase of any single variety of cut flowers 
7.   A vase of three different varieties of cut flowers 
8.   A vase of perennial flowers 
9.   Any pot plant 
10. Any pot plant in flower 

VEGETABLES:

1.   Five tomatoes 
2.   One cucumber 
3.   Three radishes
4.   Three potatoes 
5.   Three runner beans
6.   The longest runner bean
7.   Three dwarf or French beans
8.   Two courgettes
9.   One squash 
10. Three different culinary herbs tied in a bunch

 

CHILDREN’S SECTION:

To be judged in two age groups: up to seven years, and eight to eleven years old.   

A.  A miniature garden on a plate
B.  “This is something I grew myself”
C.  An animal made from vegetables and/or fruit 

All entries should be exhibited on the display tables by 2 pm.  

Members of the Gardening Guild will be there to help should you require it. Judging will take place later in the afternoon. Don’t forget to come and collect your entries by 4.15 pm. 

Any queries to Sheila Allcock on 01283 711648, 07785 577377 or fmansell@hotmail.com