Class 77

Committee: Susan Elmes (Chair) 519-632-7021, Marg Verkuil, Carolyn Mullins and Audrey Baldwin

ENTRY DATES AND TIMES: Entries will be received on Thursday from 2:30 to 8:30 p.m. and remain in place until 4:30 pm on Sunday.

Please refer to the General Rules and Regulations . All exhibitors must have a 2018 DAS Membership.



1st 2nd 3rd
1-34 $3.00 $2.50 $2.00
35 $5.00    
36-42 $4.00 $3.00 $2.00
43-58 $2.50 $2.00 $1.75


Sponsored by the Drumbo Agricultural Society

Flowers, Amateur, Section 1-35 must be grown by exhibitor. Buds showing colour count as a bloom.


  1. Asters, 5 blooms
  2. Canna, 1 stem
  3. Coleus, one variety
  4. Coleus, 3 different varieties
  5. Coneflower, 3 blooms
  6. Cornflowers, 5 blooms
  7. Cosmos, 5 blooms
  8. Dahlia, 1 bloom
  9. Dahlia, 5 blooms
  10. Dusty Miller - 1 stem
  11. Geranium, 1 bloom
  12. Gladioli, 1 spike
  13. Grass, ornamental, 3 stems, in bloom
  14. Hosta,1 variety, 3 leaves, under 6", measured from stem to tip of leaf
  15. Hosta,1 variety, 3 leaves, 6" and over, measured from stem to tip of leaf
  16. Hosta collection, 3 varieties, any size leaves, one leaf of each
  17. Hydrangea, 1 head
  18. Marigold, "French type", small, 5 blooms
  19. Marigold, "African type", large, 3 blooms
  20. Nasturtiums, 5 blooms
  21. Petunias, single, 3 stems
  22. Petunias, double, 3 stems
  23. Phlox, 3 stems
  24. Rose, single bloom
  25. "Only a Rose", 1 bloom floating in a container
  26. Salvia, 3 spikes
  27. Sedum, 3 stems, one variety
  28. Sedum, 3 varieties, one stem of each
  29. Sunflower, small, 6" or under, 1 bloom
  30. Sweet Pea - One Spray
  31. Zinnia, large, over 4", 3 blooms
  32. Zinnia, small, under 4", 5 blooms
  33. "Floating Flower", single bloom of any variety floating in a suitable container
  34. "Cheery Yellow", a yellow bloom of any variety of flower
  35. Special: 6" to 8" Dahlia Bloom.
    In memory of Dorothy Elmes, by Cathy Bechard - $5.00 first prize only

The Dorothy Elmes Cut Flowers Special for the Exhibitor winning the most points in Sections 1 to 34, by Eileen & Martin Hartig - $10.00


Sponsored by the Drumbo Agricultural Society

Flowers used in the Floral Design, Sections 36-42 may be either grown by the exhibitor or acquired from any other source, i.e. florist.


  1. "Simply Country, Simply Fun" - arrangement in a pumpkin or squash, using seasonal flowers and grains
  2. "Where did all the Flowers Go?" - fresh arrangement with no flowers.
  3. "Cheers to our Volunteers!" - arrangement in a wine glass or beer stein
  4. "A Walk in the Country" - an arrangement using wild flowers, weeds, etc. in a unique container.
  5. "Garden Tea Party" - an arrangement using a tea pot.
  6. "They Grow on and on..." - an arrangement of perennials, including at least 5 different varieties.
  7. "Beauty is in the eye of the beholder" - table centrepiece of "weeds", including, but not limited to, Goldenrod, Queen Anne's Lace and Purple Aster

The Rita Clark Floral Design Special for the Exhibitor winning the most points in Sections 36 to 42, by Drumbo Agricultural Society - $10.00


Sponsored by Mountview Landscaping

(Must be potted at least 1 month before fair)


  1. African Violet
  2. Begonia, any variety
  3. Trained bonsai, may be on a frame
  4. Coleus
  5. Dish Garden - Cacti or succulent, at least 3 varieties, accessories may be used
  6. Fairy Garden, in a 9" x 13" tray, using accessories
  7. Geranium in Bloom
  8. Herb Garden, collection of herbs, named
  9. Houseplant in bloom, any other variety, named
  10. Houseplant, green, any other variety, named


Sponsored by Mountview Landscaping


  1. Collection of Annuals in a Planter
  2. Boston Fern in a hanging basket
  3. Fushia in a hanging basket
  4. Spider Plant in a hanging basket
  5. Wave Petunias in a hanging basket or planter
  6. "Your Choice!", Planter with any other varieties of plants and flowers

"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

CHAMPION in Class 77 Plants and Flowers

$25.00 Gift Certificate from Walter's Greenhouses and Garden Centre, Paris, will be awarded to the exhibitor with most points in Plants and Flowers.