The Royal Horticultural Society NSW Spring Show

Concord West, NSW, 2159

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Once again the Annual RHS SPRING SHOW is part of RIVENDELL FLOWER SHOW 28-29 SEPTEMBER 2019 at Thomas Walker Estate Concord West. We will be conducting some workshops for children on the grounds also. Come along to our marquee even if not exhibiting and see what we are about and enjoy the atmosphere. - Photo opportunity also at the Historic Gatehouse decorated by the Society. For exhibiting details see info below. More on Rivendell: www.slhd.nsw.gov.au/concord/rivendellflowershow

Event Dates/Times

Last open September 2019 Check later for future dates

Entry Fee: $15

Admission To RIVENDELL FLOWER SHOW:
Adults: $15 Pensioners: $10
Children 12 - 18 years: $10
Children Under 12 years: Free
Weekend Pass Adults: $25 Pensioners: $15

Warning: Uneven surfaces

Location & Contact Info

  • Concord West, NSW, 2159

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Event Guide

Celebrate the Joys of Spring at Rivendell Flower Show on the historic Thomas Walker Estate. Enjoy a picnic, listen to music, browse the varied market place stalls, garden installations and RHSNSW Spring Show Marquee and more. Something for every ag ...

THOMAS WALKER ESTATE FROM PARRAMATTA RIVER

Again in 2019 Exhibitors are always welcome to enter - members, garden clubs and public in general .
There are 48 Specimen Classes plus 6 adult and 2 children Floral Art.

Prizes to be awarded as set out later.

Entries must be lodged by 5pm Friday 20th September
Horticultural entries
Alex Ross on 9653 1294 or Len Gould on 9609 1517
Floral Art entries
Mrs. Wendy Head 9639 8467 or email ... headlong14@bigpond.com.au.

ALL judging will be based on the Society's Guide books.
FLORAL ART SHOW GUIDE 2018 Cost including postage $30
JUDGING STANDARDS AND GUIDELINES FOR HORTICULTURAL COMPETITIONS AND EXHIBITIONS 2019 Cost including postage $25

For Electronic copy of Show Schedule containing all relevant information and rules or to order
Guide books please contact Society Secretary Sharryn on email below. Payment and postage can be arranged.

sharrynwhite@gmail.com

See also Face Book - rhsnsw for regular postings.

Class 1 can be a challenge to tempt you - A.E. ALLEN Memorial Award Class. Floor display using produce from your OWN garden, in any container/s which includes flowers, fruit and vegetables. This Class can be exhibited by 1 or 2 persons. Space allowed 1m square with no height restriction. The Exhibit will be judged on the quality of produce and overall presentation of the display.

Electronic Schedule available from
sharrynwhite@gmail.com  More Info »

SPECIMEN BENCH - Classes 1 to 48

Something for everybody here and the Potted Plant are is always found to be particularly strong and challenging to judge. In fact it may well be that all exhibitors will again be complimented by the Specimen Judge on the quality of their horticultural specimens as has happened in the past.
Class 1
1st. $75.00
2nd. $50.00
3rd. $30.00
Classes 2 - 48 1st. $10.00 2nd. $ 6.00 3rd. $ 4.00
Class 1 is the A.E. ALLEN Memorial Award being a
Floor display using produce from your garden, in any
container which includes flowers, fruit and vegetables. This Class can be exhibited by 1 or 2 persons.
Space allowed 1m square with no height restriction.

The Exhibit will be judged on the quality of produce and overall presentation of the display.

MOLLIE SAVELL AWARD best use of Colour;

The Mollie Savell Memorial Award for Best use of Colour in Floral Art was created in recognition of the late Mollie's contribution to the Society. She was a much loved and deeply respected Life Member referred to as A Living Treasure at the 150 Anniversary in 2012. She contributed tirelessly over many decades both as a Committee Member, accredited Judge and mentor to many, renowned for her outstanding horticultural knowledge and floral art skills. Mollie was always passing on her talents and enthusiasm to all but especially to the younger generation to 'Keep the Dream Alive'. She was well known in the Camellia World as 'The Queen of Camellias' for her skills, unfailing commitment to camellia research and again, mentoring all ages.

FLORAL ART - Class 49 to 56

The Madhu Shah Trophy introduced in 2003 will be awarded for the 'Best in Show' in Floral Art.

Class 49 1st. $75.00 2nd. $50.00 3rd. $30.00
Classes 50 - 54 1st. $20.00 2nd. $10.00 3rd. $ 5.00
Classes 55 & 56 1st. $10.00 2nd. $ 6.00 3rd. $ 4.00

CLASS OPEN TO ALL
49.
Wild about flowers To be staged on supplied base 1.2m round, painted grey, height unrestricted. Judged front & side.
Limited to first 6 entries.

50. Cascading beauty-to be staged on supplied plinth 1m high 40 x 40cms square, painted grey.
Space allowed 1m square. Height unrestricted. Limited to first 8 entries.
51. Traditional - Miniature Design any embellishments.
Scale is the most important principal. All material including container used must be in the same proportion and should not be more than 10cm overall.
Limited to first 10 entries.
52. Abstract - Petite Exhibit any embellishments. Scale is the most important principal..
All material including container must be in proportion and should be more than 10cm overall but less than 25cm.
Limited to the first 10 entries.
53. Formal Parallel Design Bench space 80cm.

54. Floral tapestry Bench space 70cm

OPEN TO CHILDREN 12 YEARS AND UNDER

55. Favourite character from movie 'How to train your dragon'
using vegetables and or fruit.
No metal pins, toothpicks can be used etc.
Bench space 50cm

56. Floral necklace using fresh and or dried horticultural material
Bench space 30cm

General

Come along and chat with like minded people at the marquee.
Judges available to chat with from time to time.

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