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
- 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).
- 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.
Classes 1 to 10 – 1st - $4.00, 2nd - $3.00, 3rd - $2.00, 4th - $1.00
Specials A to F – prizes as indicated
- Any bloom floating in a bowl – MUST FLOAT
- Any greenery – 3 stems – same variety (e.g. hosta, grasses)
- Daisy-like flower – 3 stems of any one type (e.g. gaillardia, Echinacea)
- Dahlia – 1 stem (may have multiple blooms)
- Geranium – 1 stem
- Rose – 1 stem
- Sedum – 1 stem
- Sunflower – 3 stems – ornamental – not for seed
- Vase of 3 or more different blooms
- Wild flowers in a recyclable container
- 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
- 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
- Special: Exhibitors scoring the most points in classes 1 – 10. Sponsored by Fraser Williamson – Auctioneer. 1st - $6.00, 2nd - $4.00
- Special: “From the Garden to the Orchard” using apples as accents. Sponsored by Downey’s Strawberry & Apple Farm. 1st – 20 lb bag PYO apples, 2nd – 10 lb bag PYO apples, 3rd – 3 lb bag PYO apples
- Special: “Weird” – arrangement in a weird container. Sponsored by Donna Wanless, Re/Max Real Estate Services Ltd. 1st - $10.00, 2nd - $6.00, 3rd - $4.00
- Special: “Into the Garden” – any garden flowers in a toy – not to exceed 10” (approx. 25 cm) Sponsored by ACE - Peel Hardware & Supply. 1st - $15.00 voucher, 2nd - $10.00 voucher, 3rd - $5.00 voucher