2019 

10th September

AGM and Speaker: Mervyn Wilson

Competitions:

Single Bloom or Stem: Exhibitor’s choice

Pot Plant: Flowering or Foliage

Flower Class: 3 Dahlias or 2 sprays of Floribunda Roses

Vegetables:  5 Runner Beans or 1 Cucumber, or Exhibitor’s choice

Fruit: 3 Dessert Apples or Tomatoes

 

8th October

Speaker: Francis Burroughs “The Victorian Head Gardener”

Competitions:

Single Bloom or Stem: Exhibitor’s choice

Pot Plant: Flowering or Foliage

Flower Class: 3 Michaelmas Daisies or 3 Dahlias

Vegetables: 1 Cabbage or Marrow, or Exhibitor’s choice

Fruit: 3 Dessert Pears or 3 Nuts

 

12th November

Speaker: Jeremy Wilson “The scented garden”

Competitions:

Single Bloom or Stem: Exhibitor’s choice

Pot Plant: Flowering or Foliage

Flower Class: 2 Sprays of Berries or Autumn Foliage

Vegetables: 3 Carrots or Potatoes, or Exhibitor’s choice

Fruit: 3 Dessert Apples

 

10th December

Christmas Buffet Supper and Quiz  provided by the Gold Club

No competitions this month.

 

2020

 

14th January

Speaker: Katherine Crouch “New tricks for old gardeners”

Competitions:

Single Bloom or Stem: Exhibitor’s choice

Pot Plant: Flowering or Foliage

Flower Class: 2 Iris or 2 Christmas Roses

Vegetables: 6 Sprouts or 2 Cabbages, or Exhibitor’s choice

Fruit: 2 Cooking Pears or Cooking Apples

 

11th February

 

Speaker: James Feaver “The magic of mushrooms”

 

Competitions:

 

Single Bloom or Stem: Exhibitor’s choice

 

Pot Plant: Flowering or Foliage

 

Flower Class: 3 different Hellebores or 3 different Seed Heads

 

Vegetables: 5 Onions or 3 Shallots, or Exhibitor’s choice

 

Fruit: Exhibitor’s choice (not frozen)

 

 

 

10th March

 

Speaker: Sally Nex “Year-round vegetable gardening”

 

Competitions:

 

Single Bloom or Stem: Exhibitor’s choice

 

Pot Plant: Flowering or Foliage

 

Flower Class: 3 different Daffodils/Narcissi or 3 Snowdrops

 

Vegetables: 5 Leeks or 1 Lettuce, or Exhibitor’s choice

 

Fruit:  3 Cooking or Dessert Apples

 

 

 

21st March    DAFFODIL FESTIVAL at LONG SUTTON

 

 

 

14th April

 

Speaker: Michael Brown  “Capability Brown - hero or hooligan?”

 

Competitions:

 

Single Bloom or Stem: Exhibitor’s choice

 

Pot Plant: Flowering or Foliage

 

Flower Class: 3 Sprays of Polyanthus or 1 Spray of Blossom

 

Vegetables: 1 Cauliflower or 5 Spring Onions, or Exhibitor’s choice

 

Fruit:  2 Stalks of Rhubarb

 

 

 

Spring Plant Sale

 

 

 

May  Coach outing to Exbury Gardens  TBA

 

 

 

9th June

 

Brimsmore Talk & 25% Discount Evening   6.30 pm