Floriculture

Floriculture (Horticulture)

Director: Brenda Presley

Committee: Anne-Marie Potvin, Kelly Sirvin, Betty Wall-Neilands

Secretary: Guylaine Lemieux

Judge:

Entry Form – Homecraft

Please note: Flower exhibits will be received on Wednesday, August 8 and will be judged on Thursday, August 9.

Rules and Regulations

  1. All exhibits must be grown by the exhibitor.
  2. Use fresh flowers in arrangements unless specified otherwise.
  3. One entry per exhibitor in each section.
  4. Exhibitors must supply all vessels for their exhibits.
  5. No flexible containers to be used. Be sure containers are heavy enough to hold top heavy flowers such as gladiolus.
  6. Containers should be as specified as they are considered in the judging.
  7. To qualify as an exhibitor with highest points of the show placement, the exhibitor must enter at least one item in each of Classes 1 and 2, as well as, at least one of the Arrangements in Class 5. Please note: Points will be awarded for ALL classes.
  8. Entries to be phoned in to Guylaine Lemieux, 613-835-4082, email to guylainelemieux1@hotmail.com or dropped off at the Fair Office, no later than Tuesday, August 7. NO LATE ENTRIES PLEASE!
  9. Entries will be received between 6:00 PM and 8:00 PM, Wednesday, August 8.
  10. No exhibits will be accepted on Thursday, August 9 when judging takes place.
  11. Exhibits must be left until 4:30 PM, Sunday, August 12. No early removals please.
  12. After 6:00 PM Sunday, August 12, you, the exhibitor, are responsible for you own exhibits.
  13. See complete Rules and Regulations in the front of this book.
  14. Prize money can be picked up anytime starting Saturday, August 11th and will be available until end of day Tuesday, August 14th, 2018 following the Fair.
  15. As many of the floriculture sponsors have generously donated gift certificates in lieu of cash, prizes may be awarded in the form of gift certificates to the equivalent cash value. (For children’s classes, cash will always be awarded)

The following “Hints for Exhibiting Flowers” should be read and applied to ensure your entries are not disqualified.

  • All exhibits should be attractively arranged.
  • A spray is a portion of plant with a number of flowers.
  • A stem is a plant structure carrying one or more flowers and/or buds.
  • A bloom is an individual flower, one to a stem.
  • If a bud is not opened and not showing colour, it does not count as a bloom and it should be removed.
  • Exhibit must be exactly as specified for the class.
  • Do not leave seed head on cut flower exhibits.

 

  • Watch for wilted petals. Judges award fewer points if flowers are wilted.
  • Flowers should be uniform in size, colour and development.
  • Ideal gladiolus spike should de 40% bloom, 30% bud showing colour, and 30% green tip.
  • Hybrid Tea Roses are shown disbudded.
  • In cut flower categories, no extra stems of foliage should be added.

CLASS 1: Cut Flowers

  1. Asters, 3 blooms, one colour.
  2. Asters, 3 blooms, mixed colours.
  3. Calendulas, 3 blooms, one variety.
  4. Celosia, 3 stems.
  5. Cleome, 3 stems, one colour.
  6. Collection of tall growing annuals, over 12” in height, 3 different kinds – 2 spikes, sprays or stems of each kind, in one container – labelled. Annual bulbs (e.g. dahlias, glads) may be used.
  7. Collection of short growing annuals under 12” in height, 3 different kinds – 2 spikes, sprays or stems of each kind, in one container – labelled.
  8. Collection of perennials, 3 different kinds – 2 stems of each kind, in one container – labelled.
  9. Coneflowers, 3 blooms, any colour.
  10. Coreopsis, 3 stems.
  11. Cornflowers, 3 stems, mixed colours.
  12. Cosmos, 3 blooms, mixed colours.
  13. Dahlias, over 6”, 1 bloom.
  14. Dahlias, 2 blooms, one colour 3”-6” in diameter.
  15. Dahlias, 2 blooms, one colour under 3” in diameter.
  16. Dahlias, 2 different varieties, one bloom of each.
  17. Gladiolus, 1 spike of one colour, in a suitable container.
  18. Gladiolus, 1 spike of one variety, bi-colour or tri-colour, in a suitable container.
  19. Gladiolus, a collection of 3 varieties, 1 spike of each, in a suitable container.
  20. Heuchera leaves, 3 stems.
  21. Hosta leaves, collection of 3 different kinds – 2 stems of each.
  22. Hosta leaves, giant, minimum dimension 8 inches in width – 2 stems.
  23. Hosta leaves, variegated, one variety, 3 stems.
  24. Hydrangea, coloured, 3 stems, with foliage.
  25. Hydrangea, white, 3 stems, with foliage.
  26. Hydrangea, largest bloom.
  27. Liatris, 3 stems.
  28. Lily, Oriental, 1 bloom floated in a bowl.
  29. Lily, any other, including tiger lilies, 1 stem, (no daylilies)
  30. Marigolds, 1”-2” in diameter, 3 blooms.
  31. Marigolds, 2”-4” in diameter, 3 blooms.
  32. Nasturtiums, 3 blooms.
  33. Obedient plant, 3 stems.
  34. Ornamental Grass (cultivated) 3 fresh stems of one variety, displayed in a vase.
  35. Pansies, with own foliage, 3 blooms (no violas)
  36. Petunias, double, 3 blooms.
  37. Petunias, single, under 3” in diameter, 3 blooms.
  38. Petunias, single, over 3” in diameter, 3 blooms.
  39. Phlox, 3 sprays, perennials, any solid colour.
  40. Phlox, 3 sprays, perennials, bi-coloured blooms.
  41. Phlox, 3 sprays, perennials, mixed colours
  42. Rose, floated in a rose bowl, with foliage.
  43. Rose, collection – at least 3 different varieties.
  44. Roses, Hybrid Tea, 1 bloom.
  45. Roses, miniature, 3 stems.
  46. Rudbeckia, 3 blooms.
  47. Snapdragons, 3 spikes, any colour(s)
  48. Sunflowers, 1 stem.
  49. Sweet peas, annuals, 3 stems, assorted colours.
  50. Sweet peas, perennials, 3 stems.
  51. Zinnias, 1” -3”, 3 blooms with own foliage.
  52. Zinnias, over 3”, 3 blooms with own foliage.

Prize money for Class 1

1st – $6.00          2nd – $5.00          3rd – $4.00         4th – $3.00

Highest Points in Class 1:                    $30.00 value

2nd Highest Points in Class 1:               $20.00 value

3rd Highest Points in Class 1:               $10.00 value

 

CLASS 2:   Potted Plants

53.  African Violet, single, in bloom, one crown

54. Begonia, Dragon Wing, in bloom.

55. Begonia, Rieger, in bloom.

56. Begonia, Tuberous, in bloom

57. Begonia, waxed, single, in bloom.

58. Collection of succulents, minimum of 3 varieties, in a single pot.

59. Foliage Coleus (1 per pot)

60. Geranium, in bloom (grown in its own pot)

61. Impatiens, New Guinea, in bloom (grown in its own pot)

62. Hanging plant, one variety, to be home grown, non-blooming.

63. Hanging plant, one variety, to be home grown, blooming.

64. Hanging basket, mixed blooms and vines – to be home grown.

65. Herbs and veggies, a collection in a window box, labelled (maximum 32” in length)

66. Succulent, any kind, no cacti.

67. House plant, other than those listed in Sections 53 -66, labelled)

Prize money for Class 2

1st – $6.00          2nd – $5.00          3rd – $4.00         4th – $3.00

Highest Points in Class 2:                    $30.00 value

2nd Highest Points in Class 2:               $20.00 value

3rd Highest Points in Class 2:               $10.00 value

 

CLASS 3: Collection of House Plants

Collection of house plants, 3 varieties in a separate pot, labelled, on a tray appropriate for the size of the plants.

 

Prize money for Class 3

1st – $20.00          2nd – $15.00          3rd – $10.00        4th – $5.00

 

CLASS 4: Best Planter

In memory of Helen Burns, sponsored by Gordon and Ruth Curry

 

Garden planter using assorted flowers in bloom, and vines (vines optional)

 

Prize money for Class 4

1st – $25.00          2nd – $20.00          3rd – $15.00         4th – $10.00          5th – $5.00

 

CLASS 5: Arrangements

 

Flower arrangements are to be viewed from all sides unless stated otherwise.

  1. “Here Comes the Bride!” A fresh flower arrangement suitable for a centerpieceat a wedding, not to exceed 16” in any direction. .
  2. “A Tiny Box of Magic” A miniature fresh flower arrangement in a unique box, not to exceed 5” in any direction.
  3. “Winter Wonderland”  An arrangement using white and red flowers and green foliage. Accessories may be used.
  4. “A Squirrels’s Harvest” A fresh flower, one-sided arrangement using wild flowers, foliage, nuts and cones. Maximum height of 24”. No noxious weeds please!
  5. FAIR THEME “Dual Arrangement”  A small fresh flower arrangement incorporated in a larger matching arrangement. Use your imagination!
  6. FAIR THEME “Baby’s Here”  A fresh flower arrangement for baby, in a novelty container         

Prize money for Class 5            1st – $15.00          2nd – $10.00          3rd – $5.00

Additional Prizes

  • Exhibitor with the Highest Total Points of the Show: $50.00 prize value. This exhibitor will also receive the Eldred Hayes Memorial trophy at the Agricultural Society’s Annual Meeting in January.
  • Exhibitor with the 2nd Highest Total Points of the Show: $30.00 prize value.
  • Exhibitor with the 3rd Highest Total Points of the Show: $15.00 prize value.
  • New Exhibitor with the Highest Total Points of the Show: $10.00 prize value.

 

  • Best Dahlia of the Show: $10.00 prize value.
  • Best Gladiolus of the Show: $10.00 prize value.
  • Best Rose of the Show: $10.00 prize value.
  • Best Exhibit of the Show: $10.00 prize value.
  • Best Potted Plant of the Show: $10.00 prize value.
  • Best Arrangement of the Show: $10.00 prize value.

 

KIDS FLORICULTURE

Kids Rules and Regulations

  1. All classes are fresh flowers only.
  2. Flowers must be home-grown, by child or parent.
  3. All entries must be phoned in to Guylaine Lemieux, 613-835-4082, emailed to guylainelemieux1@hotmail.com or dropped off at the Fair Office no later than Tuesday, August 7.
  4. All containers are to be supplied by the exhibitor.
  5. Points will be awarded for each placement for a chance at extra prizes.

Prize Money for each category in Kids Flower Division are:

1st – $5.00          2nd – $4.00          3rd – $3.00        4th – $2.00          5th – $1.00

FAIR THEME CLASSES:

1st Prize will be $10.00 in each age group for these special classes.

ADDITIONAL PRIZES:

Highest Overall Points:                       $15.00

Best Youth Entry:                                $10.00

 

7 YEARS AND UNDER

  • “Leaves of Plenty”

 

    1. An arrangement of assorted types of leaves and a single flower.
  • “Summer Fun”

 

    1. An colorful arrangement in a beach pail.
    2. Fair Theme Class“Here We Grow Again”
    3. 8 to 11 YEARS
    4. Any flower grown from a bulb, corm or tuber, 1 stem shown in a container of water.
    5. “Waterworks”
    6. A small watering can filled with garden flowers.
  • “I Love Candy FLoss”

 

  1. A fresh flower arrangement using only pink flowers
  2. Fair Theme Class“Here We Grow Again”
  3. Any flower grown from a bulb, corm or tuber, 1 stem shown in a container of water.

12 to 16 YEARS

  • “In a Hurry – No Time to Fuss”

 

    1. An arrangement of fresh flowers made in a hurry Put it together fast, anything goes.
  • “Grandma’s Purse/Grandpa’s Shoe“          

 

  1. An arrangement in a purse or a men’s shoe (using a waterproof container inside) not to exceed 12” in height.
  2. Fair Theme Class“Here We Grow Again”
  3. Any flower grown from a bulb, corm or tuber, 1 stem shown in a container of water.