Show

The Flower and Produce Show for 2019 will be held on Saturday 7th September.

Kilmacolm Flower Show Schedule 2019

Hon Vice-Presidents – Mr Ken Graham, Mr Andrew Spence

COMMITTEE

Chairman                     Ian Morrice

Vice-Chairman             Peter Klovborg

Secretary                       Jill Russell

Treasurer                  Irene Gillone

Refreshments Convener            Helen Cook

Lectures Conveners      Colin / Susan Houston

Committee Members:              Carina Bull, Mary Ludwig, Jenny O’Rourke. 

We wish all the gardeners who will be entering exhibits to the Show a very successful growing season. Please note that the Hall will be open for staging your entries on Friday 6th September between 6.00p.m.- 9.00p.m, then again on Saturday 7th September between 7.30a.m.- 9.20a.m. The committee will be on hand to help or answer queries – bring along your exhibits and enjoy the Show !!

FLOWER SHOW CONVENERS:  IAN MORRICE and COLIN HOUSTON

SHOW SECRETARY:  JILL RUSSELL   01505 872393

JUDGES:

Mr Alex Harvie                   Cut Flowers, Novices, Best in Show

Mr Robert Keill                   Vegetables, Novices, Best in Show

Mr Graham Reid                Pot Plants / Tubs / Hanging Baskets

Mrs Vanessa Barry              Homebaking / Children’s classes

Mrs Aileen Smith                 Floral Art / Children’s classes

PRIZE MONEY:

Sections 1 – 5 :                    1st – £1, 2nd – 50p, 3rd – 30p

Section 6 :                           1st – £3, 2nd – £2, 3rd – £1

Section 7 :                            prizes in classes A, B, C

KHS Top Vase :                  1st – £3, 2nd -£2, 3rd – £1

KHS Top Tray :                   1st – £3, 2nd – £2, 3rd – £1

(note – Garden News no longer supports Top Vase or Top Tray)

JUDGING: commences 9.20 – 11.20a.m. (hall is closed)

DOORS OPEN TO THE PUBLIC :                                 11.30a.m.

GARDENERS QUESTION TIME :                                  2.15p.m

PRESENTATION OF TROPHIES :                                 3.00p.m

SALE OF PRODUCE :                                                      3.30p.m.

ADMISSION :    Members –   No charge     Non-members – £2.00

SECTION 1 – CUT FLOWERS

Annuals

1              3 vases Annuals, distinct kinds. Sweet peas excluded

2              1 vase Sweet Peas, mixed varieties, 7 spikes

3              1 vase Sweet Peas, arranged for effect

(own vase permitted, any number of flowers)

4              1 vase Annuals, distinct variety. Sweet peas excluded

5              1 vase French Marigolds, 5 blooms

6              1 vase African Marigolds, 5 blooms

7              1 vase Antirrhinum, 5 spikes

8              1 vase Calendula, 5 blooms

Gladioli

9             1 vase Gladioli, 3 spikes,(large flowering)

10           1 vase Gladiolus, 1 spike, (large flowering)

Roses

11           1 vase Roses, 3 blooms

12           1 vase Roses, 3 blooms, at least 2 varieties

13           1 vase, 1 Rose

Mixed

14           1 vase Herbaceous, distinct variety (one)

15           1 vase Phlox, 3 spikes

16           1 vase Herbaceous, cut from open border (mixed)

17           1 vase perpetual flowering Carnations, 5 blooms

18           1 vase mixed cut flowers, (own vase permitted)

19           1 vase Flowering Shrub, distinct variety

   e.g.(hydrangea, fuchsia, honeysuckle)

Chrysanthemum

20           2 vases, 2 distinct varieties, 3 blooms in each vase

21           1 vase, incurved variety, 3 blooms

22           1 vase, reflex, 3 blooms

23           1 vase, sprays, 3 stems, 3 varieties

24           2 vases, sprays, 2 distinct varieties, 3 stems in each vase

25           1 vase, any variety, mixed colours permitted

Dahlias

26           2 vases, – 1 vase small cactus, 1 vase small dec dahlias

: 2 distinct varieties, 3 blooms each 4-6”

27           1 vase, medium decorative, 3 blooms 6-8”

28           1 vase, small decorative, 5 blooms 4-6”

29           1 vase, miniature decorative, 5 blooms 2-4”

30           1 vase, medium cactus or semi-cactus, 3 blooms, 6-8”

31           1 vase, small cactus or semi-cactus, 3 blooms, 4-6”

32           1 vase, miniature cactus or semi-cactus 5 blooms, 2-4”

33           1 vase, ball, 3 blooms

34           1 vase, miniature ball, 5 blooms 2-4”

35           1 vase, pompon, 5 blooms <2”

36           1 vase, collerette, 5 blooms

37           1 vase, mixed, any variety, 5 blooms

38           K H S – TOP VASE

1 vase, mixed flowering stems – homegrown.

Containing between 5 and 10 stems,

using at least two different kinds of plants.

Use of your own vase, (which will not collect points)

Further details are written at end of schedule

SECTION 2 – POT PLANTS, TUBS, HANGING BASKETS

POT PLANTS

39           1 Pot Fuchsia, standard

40           1 Pot Fuchsia, bush

41           1 Pot Fuchsia, trailing

42           1 Pot Geranium

43           1 Pot Geranium, scented

44           1 Pot Regal Pelargonium

45           1 Pot Chrysanthemum (spray)

46           1 Pot Coleus

47           1 Pot Foliage Plant

48           1 Pot Cactus

49           1 Pot Succulent

50           1 Orchid

51           1 Bonsai

52           1 Pot plant in Bloom

(fuchsia, geranium, tuberous rooted begonia excluded)

53           1 Pot Begonia,tuberous rooted,(maximum of 2 stems)

54           1 Pot Semperflorens (bedding) Begonia

55           1 Pot Rex Begonia

56           1 Pot Cascade Begonia

57           1 Annual in Pot

58           1 Houseplant, in bloom,

59           1 Houseplant, foliage

60           1 Pot Ornamental Grasses

PLANTERS / TUBS / HANGING BASKETS

61           1 Hanging Basket

62           1 Flowering Container <12″ diameter

63           1 Flowering Container >12″ diameter

SECTION 3 – VEGETABLES

64            3 Carrots, long

65            3 Carrots, stump-rooted

66            3 Onions

67            3 Onions, from seed, max circumference 12”

68           3 Onions, from sets

69            2 Leeks, exhibition long blanch

70             2 Pot Leeks, blanch (max 6”)

71             3 Beetroot, Ball

72              4 Potatoes (white or coloured)

73              2 Sweet Peppers, any variety

74             1 Pot Parsley (one plant)

75              6 pods Broad Beans

76             6 Shallots, round or pear shaped

77             6 pods Peas

78             6 pods Runner Beans

79             6 pods French Beans

80              6 Tomatoes, on plate, with stalks attached

81              Cherry Tomatoes, on plate, (max 15)

82              1 Truss of Tomatoes, (judged on ripeness)

83              1 Cucumber

84              4 Courgettes

85              4 Chillies

86              3 Parsnips

87              4 Dessert Apples

88              3 Cooking Apples

89               4 stalks Rhubarb

90          KHS TOP TRAY – a ‘Tray of Plenty’

A maximum of 10 items to be displayed, no garnish.

Any varieties of Vegetables and/or Fruit may be shown.

Further details are written at end of schedule

SECTION 4 – NOVICES

CUT FLOWERS / VEGETABLES

This section is confined to exhibitors who have not won three 1st prize awards previously at Kilmacolm Flower Show

91                          3 Roses

92                          Sweet Peas, 5 spikes

93                          Herbaceous (mixed)

94                          Flowering Shrub (3 stems)

(e.g. hydrangea, fuchsia, honeysuckle)

95                          Marigolds, 5 blooms

96                          Gladiolus, 1 spike

97                          Chrysanthemum, 1 vase, 3 blooms

98                          Dahlias, 1 vase, 3 blooms

99                          Annuals, 1 vase, mixed

100                         1 Pot Plant, any variety

101                         3 Carrots

102                         3 Potatoes

103                         3 Runner Beans

104                         6 pods Peas

105         6 Tomatoes, on plate, stalks attached

106                         1 truss Tomatoes, (judged on ripeness)

107                         3 Courgettes

108                         3 Onions

109         A homegrown selection of Garden Flowers, own vase

110         A homegrown Flower/Foliage Arrangement, in a basket

(berries, sprays, permitted)

SECTION 5 – HOMEBAKING

111                                         1 jar Raspberry Jam

112                                         1 jar Strawberry Jam

113                                         1 jar Blackcurrant Jam

114                                         1 jar Lemon Curd

115                                         1 jar Marmalade

116                                         1 Gingerbread (plain)

117                                         1 Lemon Drizzle Cake

118                                         1 iced Anniversary Cake (<8ins diameter)

119                                         1 Apple Pie, (lattice crust)

120                                         4 Scones, fruit

121                                         4 Fairy Cakes, decorated

122                                         4 Scotch Pancakes

123                                         4 Meringues, creamed

124                                         1 RECIPE – for a ‘Healthy’ Tea (written on card)

SECTION 6 – FLORAL ART

125                                         140th Anniversary Celebration arrangement

126                                         Display using 3 flowers, 3 fruits, 3 vegetables

127                                         A “Trail of Tips” for a Gardener

(arrangements may also include accessories,

arrangements should not exceed 14” x 14”)

SECTION 7 for Young Gardeners

(open to all children in Primary School)

The Gladys Reid Cup will be awarded to the competitor gaining most points in the Section. Prize money of £2 will be awarded to the winners in each of Classes A, B, C

A. A Miniature Garden (in a seed tray)

B. A Face or Head made from veg/fruit/accessories.

C. A Sunflower, homegrown, in a pot.

THE PICTURE GALLERY

(open to all children in Primary/Junior School)

SUNFLOWERS

Interpreted as : A Colouring, or Painting, or Collage, or Photograph

(placed on A4 Paper)

(Name, address, age, on back of entry. Please hand in to the Show Desk before 9.20 a.m. on morning of the Flower Show)

K H S – TOP VASE

(will follow the rules of defunct Garden News competition)

TOP VASE is for a vase of mixed flowering stems –

containing a total of between 5 and 10 stems,

taken from a minimum of two different kinds of plants

(note: two different kinds – two varieties of the same plant are not two kinds)

The vase will be viewed from all directions.

Stems used in the display must be fresh, home-grown flowers.

No dried or silk flowers are allowed.

No seed heads or berries are allowed.

No accessories such as bows or additional foliage allowed.

Foliage which is growing naturally from the flowering stem and is still attached to that stem is allowed.

You may use packing material, e.g. floral foam.

Your vase can be any shape and size, made from any material, but should be in proportion to the display. There are no marks for the vase itself.

K H S – TOP TRAY – A TRAY OF PLENTY

(A new class suggested by our Vegetable Judge )

A TOP TRAY OF PLENTY is for a collection of vegetables, and/or fruit, to a maximum of 10 items.

Items should be displayed for effect, within an approximate area 45cm by 60cm.on a black background. No garnish.

Onion tops may be tied using raffia or string.

Carrots and parsnips should have foliage trimmed to 7.5cm

Peas and beans should have some stalk attached.

Tomatoes must be displayed with calyces.

Gardeners’ Question Time at 2.15p.m. at the Flower Show.

You are invited to put a question to a panel of amateur experts – who will give their invaluable advice – answered at the Show.

e.g. Sickly plants, difficult vegetables, easy to grow plants, fertilisers, good soil maintenance, winter protection, houseplants.

We would appreciate having advance notice of any question : –

Please complete the question form below, cut out, and give to a committee member, or to our chairman, Dr Ian Morrice, or to Show secretary Jill Russell, prior to the 7th September. A selection of questions will then be discussed prior to the Prizegiving and close of Show.

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Kilmacolm Flower Show 2018

Results of the Show held on 8th September, 2018

Derrick Russell: Best exhibit in Annuals, best exhibit in Chrysanthemum,
Best exhibit in Gladioli, most pts in Annuals, most pts in Sect.3 Vegetables

Andy Aitken: Best exhibit in Dahlias, most points in Dahlias, best exhibit in Potplants, most points in Sect2 Potplants/Container,  most pts in Onions

Derrick Russell and Andy Aitken shared the Cup for most points in Section 1 Cut Flowers

Dr Ian Morrice : Best exhibit in Fuchsias

Mrs Helen Abram : Best exhibit in Tubs/Containers/Hanging Baskets

Jim McCann: Best exhibit in Sweet Peas

Mrs Lynda McFie : Best exhibit in Herbaceous

Mrs Margaret Anderson: Best exhibit in Roses

Ronald M Craig : Best exhibit in Tomatoes

Mrs Anna McKenzie : Best exhibit in  TOP VASE

Miss Orla O’Rourke : Best exhibit in Children’s Section

Mrs Jennifer O’Rourke: Most points in Section 5 Homebaking/Kitchencraft

Mr John Sharp : Most points in section 4 Novices

Mrs Wendy Coughtrie : Most points in Section 6 Floral Art

The Kilmacolm Primary School PICTURE GALLERY .
Winner: Aspen Ross  HIghly Commended : All entrants from Kilmacolm Primary School

                       Photos of the 2018 Show:

 

 

Some pictures from the 2017 Show :

Some Pictures from the 2016 Show

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