SECTION 37 - JUNIOR FLOWERS

 

Classes generously sponsored by Joyce Williamson

 

Convenors:  Eleanor Cation  905-843-2759

              Marlene McClure 905-838-5416

Associates: Marsha Christie, Connie D’Souza,  Helen Dunstan, Joan Ewan, Shirley Grice, Jeanette Langevin,

                    Glenda Richardson, Donna Wanless & Renie Wilson

Note:    

  • Exhibitor or their immediate family must grow all plants or flowers, unless otherwise specified.
  • All plants must be in the possession of the exhibitor at least two months prior to the show.
  • Weighted containers must be used for top-heavy exhibits.
  • Please write  ‘New Exhibitor’ on the back of entry tag if you are a new exhibitor to this section.
  • Exhibitors 10 years and under please write your age on the back of entry tag.
  • Container to be compatible with arrangement (arrangement to be approximately 1.5 times size of container).

Hints:    

  • Cut flowers should be uniform in size.
  • Rose blooms should be ½ to ¾ open at judging time.
  • Multiple blooms from the same variety of flower or plant are to be shown in one exhibit.  Quality, variety of the blooms and the artistic effect of the exhibit will be judged.
  • Decorative arrangements – the use of fresh flowers organized to create an attractive display.  Containers are considered.
  • Ontario Judging and Exhibiting Standards for Horticulture and Floral Design will be the accepted guide for judging.  http:www.gardenontario.org/abo/judging.php     
  • Chief points of design:  colour, harmony, distinction, condition of blooms and relation to container.
  • Cut flowers – flowers with foliage should be chosen.
  • A stem may have one or more branches.

                 

Prize Money:

  Classes 1 to 10 – 1st - $4.00, 2nd - $3.00, 3rd - $2.00, 4th - $1.00

  Specials A to F - as indicated.

 

Class:

  1. Any bloom floating in a bowl.
  2. Any greenery – 3 stems – same variety (e.g. Hostas, grasses)
  3. Arrangement in a mason-style jar
  4. Cosmos – 1 stem with multiple blooms
  5. Daisy-like flower – 3 stems of any one type (eg. Gaillardia, Echinacea)
  6. Dahlia – 1 stem (may have multiple blooms)
  7. Marigold – 3 stems
  8. Sedum – 1 stem
  9. Sunflower – 3 stems – ornamental – not for seed
  10. Any flower not listed – 3 stems

     A.  Special:  Exhibitor 10 years and under with most points in classes 1 to 10.   Sponsored by Salisbury Garden                            Supplies.    1st - $7.00, 2nd - $5.00, 3rd - $3.00

     B. Special:  New exhibitor scoring the most points in classes 1 – 10.  Sponsored by Salisbury Garden Supplies. 

                1st - $7.00,  2nd - $5.00,  3rd - $3.00

     C.  Special:  Exhibitors scoring the most points in classes 1 – 10. Sponsored by Fraser Williamson – Auctioneer.  

                  1st - $6.00, 2nd - $4.00. 

      D.  Special:  “Applebee” – using apples and bees as accents.  Sponsored by Berryview Farms.   1st – Voucher to pick                   a 20 lb bag of apples, 2nd – Vooucher to pick a 10 lb bag of apples , 3rd – Voucher to pick a 3 lb bag of apples

      E.  Special:  “Bee Happy” – exhibitor’s interpretation (accents may be used)   Sponsored by Donna Wanless,                                  Re/Max Real Estate Services Ltd.     1st - $10.00, 2nd - $6.00, 3rd. - $4.00

      F.  Special:   “Spelling Bee” – exhibitor’s interpretation – Sponsored by ACE - Peel Hardware & Supply.                                       1st - $15.00 voucher, 2nd - $10.00 voucher, 3rd - $5.00 voucher