SECTION 44 - ADULT FLOWERS

 

Convenors: Eleanor Cation 905-843-2759

      Marlene McClure 905-838-5416

Associates: Marsha Christie, Connie D’Sousa, Helen Dunstan, Joan Ewan, Shirley Grice, Jeanette Langevin, Glenda Richardson, Donna Wanless & Renie Wilson

Notes:

  1. Flowers must be grown by exhibitor unless otherwise specified.
  2. Plants must be in possession of the exhibitor at least two months prior to show.
  3. Weighted containers must be used for top-heavy exhibits.
  4. Please write “New Exhibitor” on the back of entry tag if you are a new exhibitor to this section.
  5. This section is for non-professionals only.
  6. Ontario Judging and Exhibiting Standards for Horticulture and Floral Design will be the accepted guide for judging.  http://www.gardenontario.org/abo/judging.php
  7. Containers must be leak proof to be judged.
  8. Container for floral arrangement should be compatible in size to floral arrangement  (floral arrangement approx. 1.5 times the size of container).
  9. Plant pot diameter not to exceed 8” unless otherwise specified.
  10. Decorative arrangements do not contain soil.
  11. Plants infested with insects will be disqualified and removed from exhibit hall.

Hints:

  1. Cut flowers should be uniform size.
  2. Rose blooms should be 1/2” to 3/4” open at judging time.
  3. Multiple blooms from the same variety of flower or plant shown in one exhibit - the quality, variety of the blooms and the artistic effect of the exhibit will be judged.
  4. Decorative arrangements – the use of fresh flowers organized to create an attractive display.  Containers are considered and any live foliage or plant may be used as well.
  5. Chief points of design:  colour, harmony, distinction and condition
  6. Cut flowers – flower with foliage should be chosen.
  7. A stem may have one or more branches.

Prize Money:

Classes 1 to 20      1st - $4.00, 2nd - $3.00, 3rd - $2.00

Special A  as indicated

Classes 21 to 30   1st - $6.00, 2nd - $5.00, 3rd - $3.00

Specials B to G  as indicated

 

Class:

PLANTS

(Plant pot diameter not to exceed 10" unless otherwise specified)

 

  1. African violet – single crown, single or double bloom
  2. Begonia – flowering
  3. Cactus or succulent
  4. Coleus – any variety
  5. Fern – any variety
  6. Geranium – any variety
  7. Herb garden – 3 or more in pot – named – pot not to exceed 10”
  8. Trailing plant
  9. Any other flowering plant not listed above
  10. Any  other foliage house plant not listed above

CUT FLOWERS

 

11. Dahlia - 1 stem - any variety

12. Daisy-like flower - 3 stems - any variety

13. Grass - ornamental - 3 stems - any variety

14. Hydrangea - 3 stems - same variety

15. Rose - fragrant - 1 stem

16. Rose - hybrid tea - 1 stem

17. Sunflower - ornamental - 3 stems - any variety

18. Zinnia - 3 stems- same variety

19. Vase of mixed annuals - minimum of 5 varieties

20. Vase of mixed perennials - minimum of 5 varieties

A.  Special:  Best cut flowers in classes 11 to 20 - Sponsored by ACE - Peel Hardware and Supply .   1st - $20.00

 

ARRANGEMENT

Classes 21 – 30 ONLY – accents may be fresh, dried, silk

 

21. "Bee Mine" - romantic theme

22. "Bee-utiful" - suitable for a dining table

23. "Busy Bees" - exhibitor's interpretation

24.  "Farmer's Market" - arrangement in a basket

25. "Hives" - using wild flowers

26.  "How Sweet It is" - exhibitor's interpretation

27. "Johnny Appleseed" - exhibitor's interpretation

28.  "Mellow Yellow/Black Jack" - yellow flowers in a black container

29.  "Shades of Brilliance" - using candle(s) as accent

30.  "Visions of Autumn" = arrangement in a mug

 

B. Special:  Best Arrangement classes 21 to 30 .  Sponsored by Salisbury Garden Supplies.  1st  - $50.00

C. Special:  “Garden of Eden” – presented in a container, must include these four elements: stone, wood, metal & plant material.   Sponsored by Glen Echo Nurseries Inc., 15070 Airport Road, Caledon East, ON  Tel:  905-584-9973     1st  -  $50.00 voucher,  2nd - $25.00 voucher, 3rd - $20.00 voucher.

D. Special:  New exhibitor scoring the most points in section 44, classes 1 to 20 and 21 to 30.  Sponsored by ACE - Peel Hardware and Supply.   1st - $20.00 voucher

E. Special:  “Don’t Sit Under the Apple Tree With Anyone Else But Bee” – exhibitor’s interpretation (accents may be used)  – Sponsored by the Christie Family in memory of Florence Christie.      1st - $10.00

F. Special:  “Ravishing Red” – using apple accents – Sponsored by Donna Wanless, Re/Max Real Estate Services Ltd.   1st – $10.00, 2nd - $6.00, 3rd - $4.00

G. Special:  Exhibitor scoring the most points in classes 1 to 20 and 21 to 30.  Sponsored by Stephanie’s Greenhouse.   1st - $50.00 voucher