August's 'Virtual' Showbench
No Judging! You get a 5 just for participating!
After our successful July showbench with 81 entries, we will do it again for August. And again, everyone who submits a photo gets a 5/5!
Theme: Summer Activities
Photos can be sent via an email attachment(s) or links to Google or iCloud Photos etc. to . Be sure to include the class number for each photo in the email.
Remember, most cell phones have an excellent cameras. If you would prefer to take your pictures with your cell phone and share them via text, please send an message to SBGC Information and we will send you a phone number you can text your pictures to.
A Day at the Museum: a design done in the style of an old master’s still life
A Day at the Beach: a design of your own interpretation
Dining Al Fresco: a patio or BBQ table design (see footnote)
Walking in the Park: a design of your own interpretation
Show Bench: Fruit, Flowers and Vegetable section must be from the member's gardens not borrowed or purchased.
Dahlia - 1 bloom
Dahlia - 3 blooms (CVA)
Gladiolus - 1 spike
Antirrhinum (Snapdragon) - 3 cuts
Rose - 1 bloom
Rose, floribunda, climbing or shrub - 1 spray
Perennials 1 variety - 3 cuts
Annuals 1 variety - 3 cuts
Begonia, - 3 blooms
Begonia - 1 potted plant
Fuchsia - 1 bloom, presented in a small bottle
Peas - 5 pods
Beans - 5 pods
Potatoes - 3
Beets - 3
Carrots - 3
Cucumber - 1 slicing
Cucumber - 3 pickling
Cauliflower - 1 head
Vegetable collection - 3 distinct kinds
Herb any variety, may be in pot or vase
Berries - 6 (plated)
Fruit collection - 3 distinct kinds
- Anything not listed above
Patio or BBQ Table Design is generally informal, with informal types of flowers, fruits (no grapes) succulents etc. with baskets wooden platters, ceramic or pottery containers (BCCGC Floral Design standards, 2017 pg. 144)