PLANTS AND FLOWERS 2009

Class 77

Committee: Susan Elmes (Chair) 519-632-7021, Barb Blake, Laureen Duncan, Pauline Epplett, Blake Hughes, Marg Verkuil

Entries close at 11:30 on the first day of the Fair and must be in place by 12 Noon and remain until 3:30 pm on Sunday.

New Exhibitors in Class 77: note this on your Entry Form. Definition of a new exhibitor is one who has never before exhibited in Class 77.

Please refer to the General Rules and Regulations . All exhibitors must have a 2009 Membership.

  
PRIZES:                                         

Section       

1st          2nd      3rd       
1-30 $3.00  $2.50  $2.00 
32-48 $4.00  $3.00  $2.00 
49-65  $2.50  $2.00  $1.75 

  

  


  

  


CUT FLOWERS


Sponsored by the Drumbo Agricultural Society

Flowers, Amateur, Section 1-31 must be grown by exhibitor. Buds showing colour count as a bloom.

Section:

  1. Asters,  one colour
  2. Asters, assorted colours 
  3. Cornflowers, 5 blooms, one colour
  4. Cosmos, assorted or alike
  5. Dahlia, cactus, best bloom
  6. Dahlia, collection of blooms, any size
  7. Gladioli, 1 spike at least 20" in height
  8. Geranium, 1 bloom
  9. Geranium, 3 blooms, assorted colours 
  10. Hosta, one variety, 3 leaves
  11. Hosta, three varieties, one leaf of each
  12. Impatiens, one colour
  13. Impatiens, assorted colours
  14. Marigold, under 2", 7 blooms
  15. Marigold, over 2", 5 blooms
  16. Nasturtiums, displayed in a bowl, own foliage
  17. Pansies, any colour
  18. Petunias, single, one colour
  19. Petunias, double, colours assorted or alike
  20. Rose, single bloom
  21. "Only a Rose", 1 bloom floating in a suitable container
  22. Roses, miniature,  any colour, 3 sprays
  23. Rudbeckia/Coneflower - 3 blooms
  24. Salvia, 3 spikes, any variety
  25. Sedum, 3 stems, one variety
  26. Sedum, 3 varieties, one stem of each
  27. Snapdragons,5 spikes
  28. Zinnia, large, 5 blooms
  29. Zinnia small, 7 blooms
  30. "Champagne Charlie", a single bloom of any variety floating in a champagne glass
  31. Special: 6" to 8" Dahlia Bloom.
    In memory of Dorothy Elmes, by the Blenheim-Dumfries Farm Women's Club - $5.00 first prize only
  32. For the exhibitor winning the most points in Cut Flowers (Sections 1 to 30, excluding Special) In memory of Dorothy Elmes, by Eileen & Martin Hartig - $10.00


    FLORAL DESIGN

    Flowers used in the Floral Design, Sections 32-48 may be either grown by the exhibitor or acquired from any other source, i.e. florist
    Sponsored by the Drumbo Agricultural Society

    Section:
  33. "Happy Birthday" - accessories may be used
  34. "Boo!! Happy Halloween" -accessories may be used
  35. "A Walk in the Country" - wild flowers, weeds and coloured leaves in a unique container
  36. Dahlia Arrangement
  37. Colour Contrast - any 2 colours of flowers, exhibitor's choice of accessories
  38. "For the Prom" - a corsage - fresh flowers, greenery and ribbon
  39. "Rise and Shine" - arrangement in an egg cup
  40. An arrangement in a pumpkin, not higher than 12" including gourd
  41. Arrangement of perennials, 6 varieties, in a suitable container
  42. "Christmas Door Swag" - Natural material. Accessories allowed. Not less than 18"
  43. "Vancouver 2010", an arrangement to mark the 2010 Winter Olympics, accessories may be used.
  44. "It's a Small World" - arrangement under 5" high including container, any variety
  45. Roses for end table, any variety
  46. "Horsin' Around at the Fair", an arrangement to reflect this year's theme, accessories may be used
  47. Christmas arrangement for a mantel using evergreen and fresh flowers. Not exceeding 20" in length
  48. "Whoa! Time to Tie on the Feed Bag!", an autumn door swag made with corn and grains, accessories may be used.
  49. "Oh to be a Kid Again!" - an arrangement in a child's toy
  50. For the exhibitor winning the most points in Floral Design (Sections 32 to 48). In memory of Rita Clark by the Drumbo Agricultural Society - $10.00


    HOUSE PLANTS

    (Must be potted at least 1 month before fair)
    Sponsored by Mountview Landscaping

    Section: 
  51. Begonia, tuberous
  52. Begonia, any other kind
  53. Coleus
  54. Foliage plant, other than coleus
  55. Geranium in bloom, any colour 
  56. African Violet, single, 1 crown
  57. Baby Tears
  58. Dish Garden - Cacti or succulent, at least 3 varieties, in 1 container, accessories allowed
  59. Any other plant, not listed


  60. HANGING BASKETS and OUTDOOR PLANTERS

    Sponsored by Mountview Landscaping

    Section:
  61. Fuchsia in bloom
  62. Spider Plant
  63. Boston Fern
  64. Impatiens, any colour
  65. Collection of annuals in a planter, any variety
  66. Impatiens in an unique pot or planter
  67. Planter, suitable for shade, no impatiens


"JUDGE'S CHOICE", $5.00 and a Rosette


to the best entry in each of the following divisions:

-Cut Flowers
-Floral Design
-House Plants
In memory of Anna Elmes, donated by Eileen and Martin Hartig

CHAMPIONS in Class 77 Plants and Flowers


A $75.00 Gift Certificate from KIM-GLO FARM LTD, BRIGHT, will be awarded to the exhibitor winning the most points in Plants and Flowers
A $25.00 Gift Certificate from MOUNTAIN GARDEN CENTRE, PARIS  will be awarded to the exhibitor with the second most points in Plants and Flowers
A $25.00 Gift Certificate from MCTARYN FLOWERS AND GIFTS, AYR, will be awarded to the New Exhibitor winning most points in Plants and Flowers. (Minimum 5 entries in the Plant and Flower class)

Champions gift certificates will be awarded at the Drumbo Agricultural Society's Appreciation night to be held October 16, 2009. You will receive notice about this.
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