Project Description

HORTICULTURE

Enniscrone Show

ENNISCRONE & DISTRICT AGRICULTURAL & INDUSTRIAL SHOW

Horticulture

Horticulture is the growing of flowers, fruits and vegetables, and of plants for ornament and fancy.

A horticulturist is a person who works and conducts research in the science and skill of growing flowers, fruits, vegetables or ornamental plants. Plant breeding is an important part of horticulture.

Enniscrone Show - Horticulture - Cover

Rules pertaining to Home Industries Section

  • Strictly No entries will be taken on the day of show.
  • All Entries to be in place by 9.30am and judging will commence at 10.30am sharp.
  • Entries must be the work of Amateur Exhibitors.
  • Closing date for Entries Friday 5th July at 4 pm.
  • The Show will not take responsibility for any loss or damage to exhibitor’s property.
  • Farm Produce, Horticulture, All entries must be grown by the competitor, incorrect dimensions or an excessive number of vegetables, fruit etc will be disqualified.
  • Arts, Crafts, Photography, Woodwork must be the unaided work of the competitor and should not have been shown previously at Enniscrone Show. All work should comply with the dimensions stated.
  • Cookery. All entries must be the un-aided, home-produced work of the exhibitor. Entries should comply with numbers and dimensions stated.
  • Flowers. All entries must be homegrown except in the case of wildflowers, Entries should comply with numbers and dimensions stated.
  • Junior Entries should have the Date of Birth of entrant written on the front of the exhibit card. The upper age limit for junior entrants 18yrs on 31st Dec 2018. Please ensure that you enter into the correct age category class.
  • ALL ENTRANTS SHOULD ENSURE CORRECT CLASS NUMBER IS ATTACHED TO THEIR EXHIBIT; A FREE GATE ENTRY PASS WILL BE GIVEN WITH TEN OR MORE ENTRIES IN THE SENIOR SECTION.

SENIOR HORTICULTURE
The Michael O’Dowd Trophy will be awarded to the best overall exhibit in this section.
All produce must be home-grown.
Sponsors: Kilcullen Seaweed Baths, Carrowhubbock Village Management Company,
Event Bars, Nuala Boland, Enniscrone, AIB Bank Ballina, Broken Jug, Doherty Daybreak, Colin Gilroy
​Class ​
1 FIVE CARROTS
2 FIVE ONIONS (from sets or seed)
3 SIX SHALLOTS
4 FIVE GARDEN BEETS
5 12 BEAN PODS (single variety or mixed)
6 12 BROAD BEAN PODS
7 TWO HEADS OF CABBAGE
8 ONE DOZEN PEA PODS
9 ONE BUNCH OF PARSLEY
10 DISPLAY OF HERBS (6 varieties)
11 FIVE STICKS OF RHUBARB
12 A DISH OF FIVE TOMATOES
13 3 HEADS OF LETTUCE (any variety)
14 SELECTION OF VEGETABLES IN BOX (six distinct outdoor varieties)
15 12 STRAWBERRIES WITH STEMS (on plate or dish)
16 12 RASPBERRIES (on plate or dish)
17 12 GOOSEBERRIES (on plate or dish)

JUNIOR HORTICULTURE (up to 18years)
Sponsor: Maughan Energy & Environmental Consultants
Entry Fee to Junior Section €2
1st Prize €10 2nd Prize €7 3rd Prize €5 Class
29 FRUIT /VEGETABLE PERSON (on a tray or in a box – home grown or shop-bought maybe used)
30 PLATE OF ASSORTED VEGETABLES, minimum of 3 maximum 5
31 BUNCH OF HERBS (4 VARIETIES)
32 3 HEADS of LETTUCE (any Variety)
33 12 STRAWBERRIES WITH STEMS (on plate or dish)

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