To help with your entries for the Annual Show we have prepared a number of “Help Sheets” on various subjects to give inspiration and indicate what the judges will be looking for.

We've added three new ones - more will be added throughout July and August!

How to make cornflour clay

or salt dough

Make some beautifully smooth cornflour clay or some salt dough decorations

An arrangement

4 to 9 inches

Size is all important in this arrangement. It must fit the brief of larger than 4” but smaller than 9”

Miniature arrangement

under 4 inches

Plant materials for these
tiny pieces can be very fragile and can wilt quickly, so see our tips

Grass or



You can do it on a stocking head or in a tub. Grass takes about 14-21 days and cress about 6-7 days



Like a real garden you need to plan it in advance. What size and features, how will it be laid out?


for exhibitions

There are many different classes and themes. However there are general points that cover all pieces


Plant Pot

8 inches max

You can use a plastic or clay pot or why not try a recycled item?

Here are just a few ideas

A posy


A posy bowl should be seen from all sides - but it doesn't have to be a "bowl"!

Arrangement in

an unusual


This can be a

really fun subject!

How unusual

can you get?

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