Results of Show Bench October 2017-Judge:Margaret Monk






Flower of the month

Ron Blair

Ron Blair

Aileen White

One Rose

 Aileen White

Ralph Slaughter

 Ralph Slaughter

One stem of other flower (not a Rose)

Kerry Elliot

Heather Coustley Aileen White

Stem of foliage (No flowers or buds)

Aileen White 

Judy Butler

 Aileen White

Floral arrangement

Aileen White

Heather Coustley

Aileen White

Tubers, Corms, Bulbs, Rhizomes

Shirley Hall Aileen White Aileen White

Flowering shrub (in flower) One stem

Aileen White

Aileen White

Robin Hill= Heather Coustley

Container of flowers

Ron Blair

 Ron Blair


 Robin Hill

Cacti, succulent, potted plant

Aileen White  Aileen White Robin Hill

Above ground vegetable

 Judy Butler

Ralph Slaughter

Carol Burns

Below ground vegetable

Judy Butler 

 Judy Butler

Judy Butler=Judy Butler 

Herbs (flowering, non-flowering, mixed)

Ralph Slaughter  Carol Burns  Judy Butler

Fruits & Nuts

Ralph Slaughter Aileen White

Judy Butler

Best exhibit

Ron Blair


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

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.