Class 24 Flowers
Download & Print CLASS 24 Flowers
Committee: Win Mellor-Hay (416-319-4451), Brenda Heenan, Carol Price, Nancy di Placido, Emma Ivancic, Jackie Corbridge
Home Craft Rules apply to Class 24
IMPORTANT: HOMECRAFT DIVISION RULES APPLY
- Please read all rules and categories carefully and be sure your exhibit is entered in the correct section. Clerks will be available to assist in the placement of entries in the proper section.
- Ontario Judging & Exhibiting Standards for Horticulture & Floral Design 2003 will apply in all sections of Class 24. This booklet is available from your local horticultural society.
- Flowers must be garden grown by the exhibitor except for Specials A and B. No artificial materials to be used unless otherwise stated in schedule.
- All entries must be in suitable, stable containers that will not leak or tip over. A base must be included for designs with more than one element e.g. design and accessory at the side, or sugar bowl with lid at the side, etc.
- For Cut Flowers, enter the exact number of stems, sprays, blooms, etc. indicated in the schedule. Stems should include leaves attached to the stem. Any bloom showing colour is included in the total count.
- All potted plants must be the property of the exhibitor for at least three (3) months, prior to this fair. Plants infested with insects will be disqualified and removed from the exhibit hall. No oiling or artificial shine is permitted.
- Potted plants must be in a single pot. Decorative outer pots should be removed if possible. Drip saucers in a size appropriate to the pot are permitted.
1st – 5 Points : $5 • 2nd – 4 Points : $4 • 3rd – 3 Points : $3
CUT FLOWERS / POTTED PLANTS:
1st – 3 Points : $3 • 2nd – 2 Points : $2 • 3rd – 1 Points : $1
- “Seed” – A miniature design in dry material not to exceed 12.7 cm (5”) all ways.
- “Sprout”- A miniature design in fresh material not to exceed 12.7 cm (5”) all ways.
- “Break Time” – A small design in a cup or mug not to exceed a maximum of 25 cm (10”) all ways.
- “Colour Your World” – A monochromatic design, includes one hue, using tints, tones and shades in different variations in value (light and dark) and chroma (weak and strong), not to exceed 60cm (24”) all ways.
- “A Dell” – A wayside design, composed of common and plentiful flowers, foliage, fungus and weeds of roadsides and meadows, not to exceed 60 cm(24”) all ways.
- “Show Off” – A vase of mixed annuals, minimum six varieties.
- “Leaf It to Me” – An all-foliage design. Foliage is to predominate; flowers may be present but should be inconspicuous. Maximum 60cm (24”) all ways.
- “Harvest” – A design incorporating fruits and/ or vegetables. Maximum 60cm (24”) all ways.
- “Reflections” – a water viewing design. A line design in a shallow container with 1/2 – 2/3 of the surface showing water. Maximum 60cm (24”) all ways.
- “The earth laughs in flowers.” (Ralph Waldo Emerson) – A design of your imagination. Maximum 60cm (24”) all ways.
- Amaranthus (eg. Love-Lies-Bleeding) – 1 stem
- Anemone (eg. Japanese, Woodland) – 3 stems
- Aster – perennial – 1 stem
- Antirrhinum (Snapdragon) – 3 spikes, one colour
- Calendula – 3 blooms, same colour
- Chrysanthemum – 3 stems
- Coleus, any variety – 1 stem
- Cosmos – 3 stems, same colour, not more than 46 cm (18”) in height
- Dahlia, any variety – 1 bloom
- Echinacea (Cone flower) – 3 blooms, pink/purple tones
- Echinacea (other colours) – 1 bloom
- Grasses, Ornamental – 3 stems with leaf blades intact, same cultivar
- Helianthus (Sun flowers) – up to 15.2 cm (6”), 3 blooms, any colour
- Helianthus (Sun flowers) – over 15.2 cm (6”), 1 bloom, any colour
- Hosta – 3 leaves, same cultivar
- Hosta – a collection of 3 or more leaves from different cultivars
- Hosta – 1 flower stem in bloom, variety named if possible
- Marigolds – up to 6.4 cm (2 ½”), 5 blooms, solid colour
- Marigolds – up to 6.4 cm (2 ½”), 5 blooms, bicolour
- Marigolds – over 6.4 cm (2 ½”), 3 blooms, same colour
- Nasturtium – 3 blooms, same colour
- Petunia – 1 stem
- Rose – single bloom, floating, named
- Rose – 1 spray, named
- Rose – 1 spray, grown for scent, named
- Rudbeckia triloba – under 5 cm (2”) – 1 stem
- Rudbeckia hirta – 5 cm (2”) and over – 3 blooms
- Sedum – green leaves – 1 stem in flower
- Sedum – other colour leaves – 1 stem
- Zinnia– 1 bloom, any variety
- * Any climbing vine not listed, in bloom (ie: sweet pea, morning glory, honeysuckle, clematis) – 1 stem
- * Any flowering branch not listed – one branch not to exceed 60 cm (24”) in length
- * Any other annual not listed – 3 blooms, stems, or spikes
- * Any other perennial not listed – 3 blooms, stems, or spikes
- * Any other flower not listed, grown from a bulb, corm, tuber or rhizome (e.g. calla, canna, toad lily, autumn crocus) – 1 stem
- A Collection of garden flowers you have grown yourself displayed in a vase
POTTED PLANTS SECTION
- Orchid – Any variety, one pot, in bloom
- cactus or succulent collection – 3 or more pots displayed on a tray
- Pelargonium (annual geranium) – grown for bloom, 1 pot
- Pelargonium (annual geranium) — grown for foliage, 1 pot
- Pelargonium (annual geranium) – any other variety 1 pot
- * Any trailing potted plant grown for flowers or foliage, ready to hang or in a plant stand-1 pot
- * Any other potted plant, grown for flowers, in bloom, – 1 pot, named
- * Any other potted plant, grown for foliage, – 1 pot, named
- The Flower Workshop – “Sunshine for the Soul” – a floral arrangement using purchased or garden flowers; accessories allowed. $30.00 Gift Certificate
- Bolton Florist Design Special “Sew it, Grow it, Show it” – A design of your imagination, depicting the fair theme; Gift Certificates: 1st Place $25, 2nd Place $15
- Bolton Florist Special Best in Show for Arrangements (Sections 1-10.) Gift certificate: 1st Prize $25.00 • 2nd place: $15.00
- Greenside Gardens. Best in Show Cut Flowers (Sections 11- 46.) Gift Certificates: 1st Place $25, 2nd Place $15.00
- Elsie St. Jacques Award – for most points in Sections 1-10 by a first time exhibitor in the Fall Fair flower show. Mark on your entry tag “First time exhibitor”. $10.00
- Bolton and District Horticultural Society Special for most points in Arrangements (Sections 1- 10), wins a BDHS Family Membership for 2016. Value $30.00
- Humber Nursery Special Most points in Cut Flowers (sections 11-46) Gift Certificate $20
- Humber Nursery Special Most points in Potted Plants (sections 47-54) Gift Certificate: 1st place: $30, 2nd place: $10.00
- Ken and Carol Price Trophy For the highest points won in all of Class 24, sections 1 – 54. Winners in 2014 and 2015 are ineligible
*“In the “Any Other Variety” Categories of cut Flowers or Potted Plants, one exhibitor may show two specimens in this category, provided the specimens are different species.
YOUTH GARDENER SECTION:
(For the Future Custodians of our Precious Planet)
No entry fee. However, an entry form is necessary. Include your phone number and Division on your entry card. You may compete in a higher division, but not in a lower one.
Division I – age 7 and under
Division II – ages 8 – 12
Division III – ages 13 – 17
- “Grow Your Own” – grow any plant from seed. Be sure to label it.
- “What Am I?” – glue seeds onto a cardboard depicting a ¬ flower or a vegetable.
- “Designed by Me” – make an arrangement of ¬ flowers in a vase.
- “Plotting” – make a scene in a shoe box, or similarly-sized box, showing a garden.
- Sew It, Grow It, Show It” – make and decorate a bookmark (no larger than 2” x 11”) using the words Sew It, Grow It Show It.
- “Trash to Treasure” – decorate a recycled item and use it as a ¬ flower pot or vase.
- “Don’t Bug Me” – create a garden creature from natural materials, using a vegetable vas a base. EG: A zucchini caterpillar or a squash beetle.
- “Growing Flowers” – write an acrostic poem using the words Growing Flowers.
The Bolton & District Horticultural Society awards a cash prize to the youth gardener wining the most points in his or her division.