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100 Club Winners

Congratulations to the following August and September 100 Club Winners.

September
£30 No. 11 Pauline Oxby
£10 No. 44 Charlie Goodheart
£10 No. 89 Colin McEwen
£10 No. 69 Margaret Turner
£10 No. 39 Val Goodheart

August
£10 No. 39 Val Goodheart
£10 No. 36 Eileen Lester
£10 No. 71 Lesley Jefferies
£10 No. 104 Adam Rudnik

Annual Flower and Produce Show Schedule

Please Note the Show will only go ahead if Government permits gatherings. The Gardening Club Committee will make a decision two weeks before the Show and notification will be made on Notice Boards, the SM Website and our Gardening Club Facebook page. Copies of the Schedule including application form will be posted through doors two weeks before the Show.

SOUTH MARSTON GARDENING CLUB FLOWER AND PRODUCE SHOW

SATURDAY 22 AUGUST 2020

The Evening before, on Friday 21 August 7pm to 8:30pm Register your Exhibits at the Village Hall

Timings for Saturday 22 August are as follows:

10am to 12:30pm – Staging of Exhibits

1pm to 4pm – Judging takes place

5pm – Doors open to the public – Admission at door 20p (per adult)

Refreshments and Raffle available.

5:30pm – Presentation of Show Winners followed by Auction of Produce (the Committee

will be grateful for any exhibit left for sale) and Raffle Prize Draw.

SECTION “A” CLASSES 1 to 24 – VEGETABLES AND FRUIT

  1. 3 Potatoes (white or coloured)
  2. 5 French Beans
  3. 5 Pods of Peas
  4. 5 Runner Beans
  5. 5 Broad Beans
  6. 3 Onions – under ½ lb / 227gms in weight
  7. 3 Onions – over ½ lb / 227gms in weight
  8. 3 Beetroot
  9. 1 Courgette
  10. 3 Carrots
  11. 2 Cabbages
  12. 6 Pickling Shallots (under 13” / 30mm in diameter)
  13. 6 Large Shallots (over 13” / 30mm in diameter)
  14. 1 Cucumber
  15. 3 Tomatoes
  16. Truss of Tomatoes
  17. Collection of any 5 Vegetables (one of each of any 5 different kinds in a seed tray not exceeding 18” x 12” / 45.5cms x 30.5cms)
  18. Collection of Fresh Herbs
  19. Longest Runner Bean
  20. Heaviest Onion
  21. Heaviest Potato
  22. Any other Vegetable not on schedule
  23. Ugly or Misshapen Vegetable (Please give your vegetable a “name”)
  24. Bowl of Home Grown Fruit (5 of same kind)

SECTION “B” CLASS 25 – STANDARD FUCHSIAS

  1. Standard Fuchsia

 SECTION “B1” CLASS 26 – HANGING BASKETS, CONTAINERS, POTS AND TUBS

  1. Hanging Basket, Container, Pot or Tub

SECTION “B2” CLASSES 27 to 41 – FLOWERS AND PLANTS

  1. 1 Single Rose
  2. 3 Roses
  3. 5 Asters (single or double)
  4. 3 Decorative Dahlias
  5. 3 Cactus Dahlias
  6. 3 Pompom Dahlias
  7. 1 Specimen Dahlia (large bloom)
  8. 5 Pansies or 5 Violas (one species – not mixed)
  9. 5 Stalks of Sweet Peas
  10. 1 Specimen spike of Gladiolus
  11. Spray of Chrysanthemums
  12. 3 Vases of Flowers (a different variety in each vase – no extra foliage)
  13. Flowering Pot Plant (Geranium, Orchid etc.)
  14. Flowering Pot Fuchsia
  15. Foliage Pot Plant (Succulent, Cactus etc.)

 SECTION “B3” CLASSES 42 to 46 – FLORAL ARRANGEMENTS

  1. Square Floral Carpet (not exceeding 6” x 6” / 15cms x 15cms)
  2. Miniature Flower Arrangement (under 4” x 4” / 10cms x 10cms)
  3. Arrangement in a Basket (not to exceed 15” / 38cms overall)
  4. Buttonhole or Corsage
  5. Floral Arrangement “Olympics” (not to exceed 18” / 45.5cms overall)

 SECTION “C” CLASSES 47 to 48 – PHOTOGRAPHS

  1. Photograph “Cloud Formations”
  2. Photograph “Sunflower/s”

SECTION “D” CLASSES 49 to 64 – CAKES, BAKES AND PRESERVES

  1. Jar Soft Fruit Jam*
  2. Jar Stone Fruit Jam*
  3. Jar Jelly*
  4. Jar Marmalade*
  5. Fruit Curd*
  6. Sweet Chutney*
  7. Pickled Onions or Shallots
  8. 6 Sausage Rolls
  9. Apple Pie (with pastry top and bottom and no decoration)
  10. 6 Cheese Scones
  11. 6 Fruit Scones
  12. Bread Pudding or Bread and Butter Pudding
  13. Victoria Sandwich (see ingredients and size of tin on separate sheet)
  14. Fruit Cake (see ingredients and size of tin on separate sheet)
  15. Coffee Cake (any shape or size)
  16. Shortbread

*Note: when using recycled jars please use a wax disc and cellophane top if the lid bears commercial identification. It is ok to use lids if they are plain.

 SECTION “E” CLASS 65 – HOMEBREW

  1. Homemade Wine, Sparkling, Larger, Beer, Cider or Liqueur etc.

  SECTION “F” CLASSES 66 to 70 – CRAFTS

  1. Metal, Wood, Glass or Ceramic Item
  2. Metal, Wood, Glass or Ceramic Item
  3. Knitting or Crochet item
  4. Cross Stich or Embroidery Item
  5. Artwork (Charcoal, Watercolour etc)
  6. Material (Fabric, Fur, Felt etc.)

 CHILDREN’S SECTION – AGE 0-11 YEARS

Class G (5 years and under) Fingerprint Flower Picture

Class H (6 to 8 Years) Vegetable or Fruit Monster

Class I (9 to 11 Years) Decorated Cup Cakes

INGREDIENTS FOR CLASSES 61 & 62

Victoria Sandwich

6oz/170gms Self-Raising Flour

6oz/170gms Caster Sugar

6oz/170gms Butter or Margarine

3 eggs

Jam

 

Fruit Cake

8oz/227gms Self-Raising Flour

7oz/198gms Fruit

4oz/113gms Sugar

4oz/113gms Butter or Margarine

2 eggs

1/8th pint/142mls Milk

Cakes to be made in 7 – 8”/ 17.5cms – 20cms size tins using the above ingredients only.  Judges will use their discretion to disqualify cakes made using any other ingredients or size of tin.

For more information on any of the above, please contact Mike on 827807 or Angela 07789068340

 

 

 

 

Gardening Club April’s Meeting

Monday 6 April 2020

7:30pm to 9:30pm

“Herbal Remedies from Your Garden” by Lyn Blythe

Come along and learn about medicinal uses from the plants in your garden. Many well-known plants just outside your back door have been used for generations as remedies for a multitude of ailments. To aid memory, settle an upset stomach, fight infection, heal wounds, calm nerves, help a headache or promote sleep!

This traditional use is increasingly supported by scientific research. Herbalists carefully select a combination of herbs tailored to the individual.

There will be time for questions too!

Venue: South Marston Village Hall

Cost: £3 entry fee on the door or £12 for full Membership.

A warm welcome awaits you along with tea and cake as well as an optional raffle.

For more information, please contact Mike New on 827807, Angela Newton on 07789068340 or find us on Facebook