2022 Annual show

Open Show 2022

Including Children’s, Craft, Cookery & Photographic Classes

Open to Everyone
Saturday 3rd September 2020 at 1.15pm

Jarvis Brook Guide Hall
Crowborough Hill

Prizes for 1st, 2nd & 3rd in children’s classes
Special Prize for Top Exhibitor

Entry forms to be handed in at the Society’s August meeting at Springbank Florist, 8 Croft Road, Crowborough TN6 1DL or emailed to info.crowhorti@gmail.com

N.B. No exhibitor may stage more than one exhibit in any one class

CLOSING DATE FOR ENTRIES: Friday 26th August 2022


Entries to be staged 10:30am to 12:00 noon
Judging takes place: 12:00 noon to 1:00pm
Prize giving: 3:30pm

Enquiries: info.crowhorti@gmail.com


Flowers and Shrubs

Classes 1 – 11 are to be from the exhibitor’s own garden or cultivation

  1. Vase of mixed garden flowers – excludes roses & shrubs. Max. table space 40cm
  2. Vase of mixed garden shrubs – may include roses. Max. table space 50cm
  3. Three heads of hydrangeas. Max. table space 60cm.
  4. Three dahlias
  5. One specimen rose
  6. Vase of roses with three stems (can be multi-headed). Max. table space 40cm
  7. A single-stemmed bloom from your garden
  8. Three pansy or viola flowers floating in a saucer of water
  9. FIRST-TIME ENTRANTS ONLY: Three blooms from your garden

Indoor Plants:

  1. Flowering indoor pot plant. Max. pot size 30cm (outside top edges)
  2. Cactus or succulent. Max. pot size 25cm (outside top edges)

Flower Arrangements

Plant material for classes 12 – 14 may be from any source

  1. Flower arrangement. Max. size 45x45x45cm
  2. Arrangement in a teapot. size 45x45x45cm
  3. Arrangement of flowers using shades of one colour. size 45x45x45cm

Produce grown by the Exhibitor

  1. A single vegetable of any variety
  2. A specimen lettuce of any variety
  3. A collection of six vegetables. May be all the same or mixed.
  4. A vase of three edible herbs
  5. A vase of edible flowers
  6. A plate of soft fruit (mixed or one type only)

Retain stalks on raspberries and calyx on strawberries

  1. Three sticks of rhubarb
  2. My disaster vegetable
  3. FIRST-TIME ENTRANTS ONLY: Three vegetables.  May be all the same or mixed


  1. An embroidered item
  2. A knitted item
  3. A crocheted item
  4. Make a birthday card for a gardener


All photos should be flat mounted, taken by the exhibitor, not previously exhibited – max size 180mm x 130mm

  1. A photograph of a flower
  2. Enjoying the garden
  3. Close-up of a flower or insect
  4. A local view
  5. Queen’s Platinum Celebration


  1. A jam Swiss roll (max 20cm diameter)
  2. A treacle tart (max 20cm diameter)
  3. A jar of jam
  4. A jar of marmalade
  5. A jar of chutney
  6. MEN ONLY: four coconut pyramids

Children’s Classes (12 years and under only)

  1. Flower arrangement in a jam jar
  2. Decorate a flower pot (max 15cm diameter across the top)
  3. Illustrate your own poem on nature on an A4 sheet of paper

NB:  Children may also enter any of the adult classes.  If a Prize or Highly Commended is won, points will be awarded counting towards two overall Garden Token prizes – for age 10 and under, and for age 11 and over.


The trophies may be kept for three months, then returned to the Society


To enter, nominate three individual entries, each from a different class.
Entries will be judged within their class and prize points totalled.
Exhibits in this competition must be from members of the same family, including at least one adult and one child