August'18 Competition Results as Judged by Marilyn Mackie





Flower of the month

R Slaughter

A White=A White

J Dineen=R Hill

One Rose  

No entries



One stem of other flower (not a Rose)

A White

D Dalton

H Coustley=J Dineen

Stem of foliage (no buds or flowers)

A White

A White=I Tully

A White

Floral Art 

 A White

  A. Willmott

H Coustley

Bulbs, Tubers, Corms, Rhizomes

A White

J Butler


Flowering Shrub (in flower) 1 stem

L Barrett

M Woolam

Ingrid Tully

Container of flowers

Robyn Hill

D. Dalton

H Coustley

Cacti, succulent or potted plant

S Hall

B & A Mentiplay

M Cunningham

Above ground vegetable

R Slaughter

C Burns=C Burns

R Slaughter

Below ground vegetable

C Burns

J Butler=C Burns

 C Burns=C Burns

Herbs (flowering, non-flowering, mixed)

H Coustley

R Slaughter

A White

Fruits, Nuts

R Slaughter

H Coustley

J Butler


R Slaughter



Categories & Schedule Effective August 2014


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


Container of Dahlias


One Rose


Container of Chrysanthemums


Container of Autumn flowers


One stem of Australian Native flower


Three different Camellias


Three spring bulbs


Magnolia, Lilac or Rhododendron


One stem of Iris


Container of Roses



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.

  • Flower of the Month Section

  • Potted Plant

  • Flower arrangement

  • Below Ground Vegetable

  • Fruit and Nuts

  • Above Ground Vegetable

  • Herbs