Categories and Sections (Up to 3 entries per person per section)
Category A: Flowers (one stem)
- Flower of the month (see list
- One Rose
- One stem of any other flower (i.e. Not a rose)
- One stem of foliage (No flowers or flower buds)
- Flowering shrub (in flower)
Category B: Floral Art
- Any floral arrangement
- Arrangement of the month(themed each month)
Category C: Container (more than one stem)
- Flowers of Tubers, Corms, Bulbs or Rhizomes
- Container of flowers
- Container of flowering shrub
in flower (one variety – e.g. Camellias or Dahlias)
- Potted plant (including Cacti or Succulent)
Category D: Garden Produce (See over for details)
- Above-ground Vegetable e.g. Peas, silver beet, pumpkin,
- Below-ground Vegetable e.g. Beetroot, carrots, leeks, parsnips, potatoes
- Herbs (flowering or non-flowering, mixed)
- Fruits and nuts e.g. Lemons, apples, tomatoes, berries, walnuts
FLOWER OF THE MONTH
Container of Dahlias
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
REQUIREMENTS FOR CATEGORY D – GARDEN PRODUCE
Vegetables: Numbers required for an exhibit.
(Globe & Jerusalem), Asparagus, Beans, Brussels Sprouts, Mushrooms, Peas (Pods, Sugar, Snow), Peppers (chilli) Radishes, Rhubarb stalks, Silverbeet stalks, Spinach plants, Spring Onions, Shallots.
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.
Numbers required for an exhibit.
6 Berries: Blackberries, Blueberries, Boysenberries, Gooseberries, Loganberries, Raspberries, Strawberries, Youngberries.
3 Any other fruit including Tomatoes.
1 Melon, Grapes
Nuts: Numbers required for an exhibit.
5 Almonds, Chestnuts, Hazelnuts, Walnuts etc.
Rules for monthly show bench.
- Points awarded. 1st = 3 points, 2nd = 2 points, 3rd = 1 point. Best exhibit = 1 point (Totalled at end of year)
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 three months.
- Place name cards with your name on, face down in front of the container/exhibit.
- If exhibiting something a bit unusual, having the name displayed will be of interest to others.
- Container must be clean and all stems must be in water.
- When a flower is “flower of the month” it must be displayed in that section
- Up to 3 (three) 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 stabilize the stem.
- Entries to be placed
prior to 9.30am ready to be judged.
- Anything not on the schedule will be for display only.
- One entry will be selected as ‘Best exhibit’ each month (one additional point for this).
- This schedule (April 2022) 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 (The Lester Mason Trophy),
and prizes given for the most successful exhibitor in each category.