CLASS 1 Horticulture

CLASS 1: Horticulture
CHAIRPERSON: Marilyn Snedden (613) 256-3130
Committee: Toby Barratt, Audrey Syme,
Mimi Edmondson, Sandy McManus
RULES & REGULATIONS
See “RULES & REGULATIONS OF THE N.L.A.S.”.
Also, Publication 34 “ONTARIO JUDGING & EXHIBITING STANDARD”
Entries accepted at main hall on Thursday July 13, 2017 from 3-10pm
Exhibits are to be picked up on Sunday, July 16, 2017 from 4-5pm
Note: Prize cheques must be cashed before October 31, 2017
or they will not be honoured.

Tips for Exhibitors:
• Root vegetables-tops trimmed to 1”.
• Vegetables should be carefully brushed, not washed.
• Vegetables exhibited on paper plates.
• All vegetables & specimen flowers must be grown by the exhibitor.
• Potted plants must have been cared for by exhibitor for at least 3 months.
• Hanging baskets & planters must have been in the care of exhibitor for at least 6 weeks.
• Material for floral design may be obtained from any source.
• Any exhibit should not exceed 2” in length or width.
Specimen Vegetables
PRIZE MONEY FOR SECTIONS 1 TO 19:

1st – $4.00 2nd – $3.00 3rd – $1.00

1. 5 carrot, table
2. 5 beets, table
3. 5 green onion
4. 5 red radishes
5. 5 beans, green
6. 5 beans, any other colour
7. 2 zucchini, less than 12” long
8. Cherry tomatoes, 1 truss
(showing ripeness)
9. 5 green tomatoes
10. 5 green pea pods
11. 5 green snow or sugar snap peas
12. 5 tubers early potatoes, named
13. Plant of leaf lettuce (shown with root in water)
14. 3 stems Swiss chard (shown in water)
15. 5 stalks rhubarb, stems pulled, leaves trimmed
16. 1 pot parsley, single plant
17. A vegetable oddity
18. ¼ pt of raspberries
19. Special: My Garden’s Best:
Prizes 1st $10; 2nd $8; 3rd $6
A display of home-grown produce may include edible flowers and herbs. Quality & Condition: 60%, Artistic Design: 40%

JUNIORS – 9 and under
PRIZE MONEY FOR ALL JUNIOR CLASSES:
1st – $2.00 2nd – $1.50 3rd – $1.25 and 4th – $1.00

20. 3 beets, tops trimmed to 1”
21. 5 green pea pods
22. 5 beans, any type
23. Your favourite flower, 3 stems or blooms
24. Any 3 flowers, 1 stem of each variety
25. A bouquet of flowers (at least 5 varieties),grown in home garden
26. Special for Juniors: The MISSISSIPPI MONSTER:
Prizes 1st $5; 2nd $4; 3rd $3; 4th $2.
A vegetable critter made of fresh produce which may be cut. Toothpicks only may be used to secure parts (must be hidden). No larger than 18” in diameter.

JUNIORS- 10 to 16 Years of age
27. 3 beets, tops trimmed to 1”
28. 5 green pea pods
29. 5 beans, any type
30. Your favourite flower, 3 stems or blooms
31. Any 3 flowers, 1 stem of each variety
32. A bouquet of flowers (at least 5 varieties),grown in home garden
33. Special for Juniors: The MISSISSIPPI MONSTER
Prizes 1st $5; 2nd $4; 3rd $3; 4th $2.
A vegetable critter made of fresh produce which may be cut. Toothpicks only may be used to secure parts (must be hidden). No larger than 18” in diameter.
Specimen Flowers
PRIZE MONEY FOR SECTIONS 34-69:
1st $4; 2nd $3; 3rd $2

34. Pansies, with foliage, 5 blooms
35. Violas, with foliage, 5 blooms
36. Zinnias, 5cm(2”) or over, 3 blooms
37. Zinnias, less than 5cm (2”), 5 blooms
38. Petunias, 7.5cm(3”) or over, 3 stems
39. Petunias, less than 7.5cm(3”), 3 stems
40. Rudbeckia, 3 blooms
41. Calendula, 5 blooms
42. Marigolds, less than 7.5 cm (3”), 3stems
43. Best collection of sunflowers
44. Rose, 1 specimen bloom
45. Rose, single bloom with foliage in a rose bowl
46. Rose, 1 spray, floribunda or grandiflora
47. Rose, 1 miniature spray
48. Rose, 1 miniature bloom
49. Gladiolus, any colour, 1 spike
50. Hosta, miniature, less then 3” in length, 3 leaves
51. Hosta, green or blue, 3 leaves
52. Hosta, any other colour, including variegated, 3 leaves
53. Collection of Hosta leaves
54. Hydrangea, 1 stem
55. Flowering branch, any other kind, 1 stem,
not to exceed 40cm (16”) above rim of container
56. Collection of medicinal herbs, at least 5 varieties, named,
shown in water
57. Collection of culinary herbs, at least 5 varieties, named,
shown in water
58. 3 stems of one variety of annuals, not listed above, named
59. 3 stems of one variety of perennials, not listed above, named
60. Collection of annuals, not listed above, at least 3 varieties, named
61. Collection of perennials, not listed above, at least 3 varieties, named

Potted Plants
62. Any cacti or succulent.
63. African Violet, 1 crown
64. Any flowering plant
65. Foliage plant
66. Geranium (pelagorium), any type. 1 or more in a pot
67. Planter or hanging basket – at least 3 varieties of plants
68. Ivy or ivy-type vine
69. Begonia-any flowering type in bloom 1 or more in pot

DESIGN CLASSES
“Oh Canada : 150 Years”
PRIZE MONEY FOR SECTIONS 70 -79
1st $10; 2nd $6; 3rd $ 4
70. “What’s Old is New” a design incorporating fruits and vegetables
71. “O Canada” an interpretive design
72. “We Stand on Guard for Thee” a parallel design
73. “Cool, Clear Water” a water viewing design
74. “Our Home & Native Land” a wayside design incorporating driftwood
75. “Canadian, Eh!” a miniature design
76. “Celebrate” a synergistic design
77. “Looking to the Future” a modern mass design
78. “It’s a Small World After All” a small design.
79. “Green, Green” a centerpiece featuring 1 candle and foliage
Design Class Definitions:

Interpretive: A design where a given theme, idea, occasion, mood, atmosphere, etc. is suggested by the selection and organization of the design elements.
Synergistic: A contemporary design in which several containers are used; each of which may hold a complete or partial arrangement and the combined units create a unified whole.
Parallel: A design in which 3 or more groupings are placed in a parallel manner with open spacing between the groupings. Parallel direction may be vertical, horizontal, or diagonal .Design is in 1 container or more, combined to appear as one unit.
Water Viewing: Usually a line design in a shallow container with one half to two thirds of the container surface showing water.
Miniature – a design not to exceed 12.7cm (5”) in any dimension, including container, base and accessories.
Small: A design from 5 1/2 -10”(13.9 cm-25.4cm)-must not exceed 10” in any direction.
Modern Mass: a design of 3-5 groups of plant material (each group composed of one variety of plant material) juxtaposed to give a sculptural effect. It may be a solid mass or a mass with space.

Thank you to all our sponsors
who have donated to this show.

Carleton Place Nurseries – A Gift certificate for the exhibitor with the highest points in Class 1

Almonte & District Horticultural Society, Carleton Place & District Horticultural Society, Pakenham & District Horticultural Society, Sandra McManus, Toby Barratt, Audrey Syme
Helen Halpenny, Marilyn Snedden, Mimi Edmondson
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