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Handy Hints for Exhibitors

 Make sure your entry fits the description in the Schedule

 Follow the Schedule carefully

 Make sure you hide all oasis in flower arrangements

 Make sure flower arrangements comply with sizes in schedule

 Display all produce with stalks intact

 Uniformity between items is important in both shape and size whether
it applies to vegetables, fruit or cakes

 Fruit should not be polished, leave as picked

 Do not use jars and lids with ‘advertising’ on

 Wax seals on jars should be flat

 Cellophane seals on jars should be ‘tight’

 Cakes look better displayed on a doily (available on the day)

 Be careful not to show ‘cooling tray lines’ on cakes

 Bread is usually displayed on a bread board

 Fruit/Lemon Curd should have been made within 3 weeks of the Show
and should state date made on label. To be kept in fridge.

 Jams, pickle and chutney labels should state type and date made

 External appearance as well as flavour is also important in cookery

 Sand and paper plates will be supplied for displaying shallots and eggs

 Pot plants must have been in owner’s care for at least 2 months prior
to Show

 All entries must have been made or grown by the exhibitor

 Make sure the number of any cake/fruit/vegetable items are counted

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Burton Green Village Hall

 Produce Show Schedule for 2018