Overall Annual Winners- Aileen does it Again!!

Section A (Flowers) 1st Aileen White (113points), 2nd Heather Coustley (49)

Section B (Floral Art) Equal First Aileen White and Judy Butler (19)

Section C (Pot Plants, Containers, Bulbs Etc.) 1st Aileen White (91), 2nd Heather Coustley (41)

Section D (Garden Produce) 1st Carol Burns (77), 2nd Judy Butler (75)

 

AGGREGATE: Aileen White Annual Shield Winner

Results of Show Bench November 2017 Judge:Diana Goodbody

 

Section

First

Second

Third

Flower of the month

Aileen White

Heather Coustley

Aileen White

One Rose

 Aileen White

Judy Butler

 Ralph Slaughter

One stem of other flower (not a Rose)

Aileen White

Heather Coustley Aileen White

Stem of foliage (No flowers or buds)

Aileen White 

Aileen White

 Judy Butler

Floral arrangement

Heather Coustley

June Dineen

Ralph Slaughter

Tubers, Corms, Bulbs, Rhizomes

Heather Coustley Carol Burns Judy Butler

Flowering shrub (in flower) One stem

Aileen White

Heather Coustley

Judy Butler

Container of flowers

Aileen White

 Aileen White

 

 Heather Coustley

Cacti, succulent, potted plant

Aileen White  Aileen White Ingrid Tully

Above ground vegetable

 Ralph Slaughter

Ralph Slaughter

Carol Burns

Below ground vegetable

Judy Butler 

 Judy Butler

 

Herbs (flowering, non-flowering, mixed)

Heather Coustley  Ralph Slaughter Carol Burns

Fruits & Nuts

Judy Butler Judy Butler

Robin Hill

BEST EXHIBIT: HEATHER COUSTLEY

 

  

Winners of the George Lowe Memorial Iris Competition 2017, Ron Blair (1st & 2nd) and Aileen White 3rd.

Categories & Schedule Effective August 2014

MONTHLY SHOW BENCH COMPETITION

Categories and Sections  (Up to 5 entries per person per section)

Category A:  Flowers

  1. Flower of the Month (see list below)
  2. One Rose (Stem to be 15cm above container)
  3. One stem of any other flower (ie. Not a Rose)
  4. One stem of foliage (no flowers or flower buds)

Category B: Floral Art

  1. Any floral arrangement in water

Category C:  Container

  1. Container of flowering shrub in flower (one variety – eg. Camellias or Dahlias)
  2. Potted plant (including Cacti or Succulent)

Category D: Garden Produce    (details below)

  1.  Above-ground Vegetable eg. Peas, silverbeet, pumpkin, rhubarb
  2.  Below-ground Vegetable eg. Beetroot, carrots, leeks, parsnips, potatoes
  3.  Herbs (flowering or non-flowering)
  4.  Fruits and nuts eg. Lemons, apples, tomatoes, berries, walnuts

FLOWER OF THE MONTH

Month

Flower of the month

February

Container of Dahlias

March

One Rose

April

Container of Chrysanthemums

May

Container of Autumn flowers

June

One stem of Australian Native flower

July

Three different Camellias

August

Three spring bulbs

September

Magnolia, Lilac or Rhododendron

October

One stem of Iris

November

Container of Roses

 

REQUIREMENTS FOR CATEGORY D – GARDEN PRODUCE

Vegetables:  Numbers required for an exhibit.

5  Artichokes (Globe & Jerusalem), Asparagus, Beans, Brussels Sprouts, Mushrooms, Peas (Pods, Sugar, Snow), Peppers (chilli), Radishes, Rhubarb stalks, Silverbeet stalks, Spinach plants, Spring Onions.

3  Beetroot, Capsicums, Carrots, Garlic, Kohlrabi, Leeks, Onions, Parsnips, Potatoes, Salad (Greenhead), Salsify, Squash (baby), Sweet Corn, Turnips, Witlof, Zucchini.

1 Broccoli (head), Cabbage, Cauliflower (head), Celeriac, Celery (head), Cucumber, Egg Plant, Lettuce (head) Marrow, Pumpkin, Squash.

Note:  Vegetables should be free from excessive soil, insect or mechanical damage and of even size and colour.

Fruit:  Numbers required for an exhibit.

10 berries:  Blackberries, Blueberries, Boysenberries, Gooseberries, Loganberries, Raspberries, Strawberries, Youngberries.

3  Any other fruit including Tomatoes.

Melon, Grapes (bunch)

Nuts:  Numbers required for an exhibit.

Almonds, Chestnuts, Hazelnuts, Walnuts etc.

Rules for Monthly showbench.

  • Points awarded 1st = 3 points, 2nd = 2 points, 3rd = 1 point.  (totalled at end of year)
  • All exhibits must be grown by the exhibitor, except flowers/foliage in Floral Art category.
  • Container grown plants must have been in your possession for at least four months.
  • Place name cards with your name on, face down in front of the container/exhibit.
  • Container must be clean and all stems must be in water.
  • When a flower is “flower of the month” it must be displayed in one section only.
  • Up to 5 entries per person per section.
  • Place flowers so they face the judge.  A small piece of packing such as paper or moss can be placed in the top of the container to stabilise the stem.
  • Entries to be placed prior to 9.30 am ready to be judged.
  • Anything not on the schedule will be for display only.
  • One entry will be selected as Best exhibit each month. (no additional points for this)
  • This schedule (July 2014) supersedes all previous ones and applies only to the Warragul & District Garden Club monthly competition.
  • The decision of the judge is final.

 

An award will be made to the most successful exhibitor each year and prizes given for the most successful exhibitor in each category.