No lining paper or sand should be used. Vegetables should be arranged within the tray. Tops of root vegetables should be trimmed to 2”. Nothing should overlap the sides of the tray. Round beetroot should have only one tap-root and not be more than 2” in diameter, as should round courgettes. Big is not always best! Beans should be displayed with stalks. Items should be named if the variety is known.
Ladies Cup for a Container of Plants.
Marks are awarded as follows:
Initial impact, colour, texture, scent 20 marks
Presentation, balance, symmetry 20 marks
Quality, health, vigour, appropriateness 40 marks
Potential for long-term display 20 marks
Total 100 marks
Barbara Macknish the judge has been impressed with the improved standard of the entries and how much harder everyone has tried over the years. We hope she will not be disappointed next year. Do contact Frank Cottee (01732 823 175) for an entry form.