Plants & Flowers

Convenor: Gail Street 705-818-2308

Rules

  1. All flowers in sections 1-28 must be grown by exhibitor.
  2. Arrangements, not necessary to be grown by exhibitor.
  3. All plants must be at least 3 months old, one plant per pot unless otherwise specified.
  4. Exhibitor to supply own container.
  5. Count blooms carefully, no more, no less. Buds showing colour count as a bloom.
  6. Let’s see plants larger than the pots.
  7. Be a neat and tidy exhibitor.
  8. Cut flowers must be shown with own foliage.
  9. Height of arrangement should be at least 1 1/2 times the size of the container.
  10. No artificial flowers or plants, and no luster spray to be used.
  11. Tag to be placed at front of arrangement.
  12. New exhibitor or anyone who did not show in 2014 or 2015, mark tag “New Exhibitor” on the front.
  13. All other rules of homecraft division apply.
  14. For more information on flowers and plants, see publication #34 “Horticultural Judging Standards” from OMAFRA.
  15. Container not to exceed 12” top (does not apply to arrangements).

CUT FLOWERS

PRIZES FOR SECTION 1-28: 1ST: $2.00. 2ND: $1.50. 3RD: $1.00.

  1. Asters – 5 stems included
  2. Marigolds – 5 stems
  3. Hosta Leaves – 3 Medium width 2”-5” same variety
  4. Sedum – Tall stems , 5 blooms
  5. Dahlia – decorative, 1 bloom, any colour
  6. Dahlia – 3 stems, common variety, any colour
  7. Gladiolus – 1 spike in weighted container
  8. Hosta Leaves – 3 Large, width greater than 5”, same variety
  9. Coleus Leaves, 3 large width over 5”, same variety
  10. Salvia – 1-3 stems, any colou
  11. Bouquet of sun owers 1-5 stems
  12. Rose – 1 spray
  13. Rose – single oating in 6 inch bowl
  14. Snapdragon – 3 stems
  15. Amaranth – 1 stem
  16. Hydrangea – 1 stem
  17. Phlox – 1 spray
  18. Zinnias – 5 mixed colour in container
  19. Any other cut ower not listed above – 1-5 stems named

PLANTS

20. Geranium, any colour, maximum 10” diameter pot
21. Strawflower – any colour, maximum 10” diameter pot
22. Coleus – maximum 10” diameter pot
23. African Violet in container
24. Cactus or Succulent – maximum 6” diameter pot
25. Any foliage houseplant, maximum 6” diameter pot
26. Potted Herb garden – 4 varieties
27. Tuberous Begonia – no larger than 10” pot
28. Baby Tears – 1 pot

ARRANGEMENTS

PRIZES FOR SECTION 29-35: 1ST: $4.00. 2ND: $3.50. 3RD: $3.00.

29. “Garden Feast’”, arrangement of owers and accessories using a vegetable or fruit as a container

30. “Mini Magic”, miniature arrangement not to exceed 5” in any direction

31. “September Song”, arrangement from the last of your ower garden, not to exceed 12” high or wide

32. “Bee in Your Bonnet” arrangement using a hat

33. “Wild Side”, arrangement of special grasses, seedpods etc. using driftwood as a base

34. “Rise & Shine” – An arrangement in a Coffee Mug

35.“Flower Power”, a minimum of 6 annuals, different varieties in a suitable container

SPECIALS

37 “Fine Dining”, an arrangement for a formal dining room table, not to exceed 12” in any direction, using fresh owers. Prizes: 1st – $20.00; 2nd – $10.00; 3rd – $5.00, donated by the BEETON AGRICULTURAL SOCIETY.

38 “Fall Glory”, an arrangement using leaves and accessories. Prize: 1st – $15.00; 2nd – $10.00, donated by BEETON HORTICULTURAL SOCIETY.

39“BestofClassforCutFlowers”,section1-19: Prize: $15.00 Gift Certi cate donated by SOLTY’S GARDEN CENTRE, COOKSTOWN.

40 “Best of Class for Plants”, section 20-28: Prize: $15.00 Gift Certi cate donated by REDHEAD’S BLOOMING BEDS, ALLISTON.

41 “Best Flower Arrangement”, section 29-35: Prizes: 1st $25.00; 2nd -$15.00.

42 “Celebrate Autumn” an arrangement of owers & veggies. Prize: 1st – $20.00; 2nd – $10.00.

43 New Exhibitor (anyone who did not show in
Class 26 in 2015 or 2016) with the most points. Prize: $30.00, donated by TEC-WE-GWILL WOMEN’S INSTITUTE.

44 Exhibitor with most points in Class 26, Prize: $20.00 Gift Certi cate donated by PENVILLE CREEK HONEY, BEETON.