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 12, 2017 from 3-10pm

Exhibits are to be picked up on Sunday, July 15, 2017 from 4-5pm

Note: Prize cheques must be cashed before October 31, 2018 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

  1. 3 beets, tops trimmed to 1”
  2. 5 green pea pods
  3. 5 beans, any type
  4. Your favourite flower, 3 stems or blooms
  5. Any 3 flowers, 1 stem of each variety
  6. A bouquet of flowers (at least 5 varieties),grown in home garden
  7. 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

  1. 3 beets, tops trimmed to 1”
  2. 5 green pea pods
  3. 5 beans, any type
  4. Your favourite flower, 3 stems or blooms
  5. Any 3 flowers, 1 stem of each variety
  6. A bouquet of flowers (at least 5 varieties),grown in home garden
  7. 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

          1. Pansies, with foliage, 5 blooms
          2. Violas, with foliage, 5 blooms
          3. Zinnias, 5cm(2”) or over, 3 blooms
          4. Zinnias, less than 5cm (2”), 5 blooms
          5. Petunias, 7.5cm(3”) or over, 3 stems
          6. Petunias, less than 7.5cm(3”), 3 stems
          7. Rudbeckia, 3 blooms
          8. Calendula, 5 blooms
          9. Marigolds, less than 7.5 cm (3”), 3stems
          10. Best collection of sunflowers
          11. Rose, 1 specimen bloom
          12. Rose, single bloom with foliage in a rose bowl
          13. Rose, 1 spray, floribunda or grandiflora
          14. Rose, 1 miniature spray
          15. Rose, 1 miniature bloom
          16. Gladiolus, any colour, 1 spike
          17. Hosta, miniature, less then 3” in length, 3 leaves
          18. Hosta, green or blue, 3 leaves
          19. Hosta, any other colour, including variegated, 3 leaves
          20. Collection of Hosta leaves
          21. Hydrangea, 1 stem
          22. Flowering branch, any other kind, 1 stem, not to exceed 40cm (16”) above rim of container
          23. Collection of medicinal herbs, at least 5 varieties, named, shown in water
          24. Collection of culinary herbs, at least 5 varieties, named, shown in water
          25. 3 stems of one variety of annuals, not listed above, named
          26. 3 stems of one variety of perennials, not listed above, named
          27. Collection of annuals, not listed above, at least 3 varieties, named
          28. Collection of perennials, not listed above, at least 3 varieties, named

          Potted Plants

          1. Any cacti or succulent.
          2. African Violet, 1 crown
          3. Any flowering plant
          4. Foliage plant
          5. Geranium (pelagorium), any type. 1 or more in a pot
          6. Planter or hanging basket – at least 3 varieties of plants
          7. Ivy or ivy-type vine
          8. Begonia-any flowering type in bloom 1 or more in pot

          DESIGN CLASSES

          “Grandma’s Kitchen”

          PRIZE MONEY FOR SECTIONS 70 -79

          1st $10; 2nd $6; 3rd $ 4

          1. “Pitcher Perfect” – a mass design in a pitcher
          2. “Tempest in a Teapot” – an interpretive design
          3. “Pot Luck” – a wayside design featuring material from the wild
          4. “Tea with Grandma” – a small design in a tea cup displayed in a 10” niche
          5. “Sugar and Spice” – a design incorporating herbs
          6. “Teensy-Weensy” – a miniature design
          7. “Mix it Up” – a parallel design incorporating kitchen utensils
          8. “Dinners On” – a table centerpiece
          9. “For Grandma” – a nosegay, in a doily, displayed in a glass of water
          10. “Measure Up” – a synergistic design featuring measuring cups

          Design Class Definitions:

          Mass: a deisgn with a  large quantity of plant material arranged in a closed silhouette with few or no voids.

          Interpretive: a design where a given theme, idea, occasion, mood, atmosphere, etc. is suggested by the selection and organization of the design elements.

          Small: a design from 5½-10” (13.9cm-25.4cm) not exceed 10” in height or width

          Miniature: a design not to exceed 5” (12.7cm) in height or width, including container, base and accessories.

          Parrallel: a design where 3 or more groupings are placed in a parallel manner with open spacing between groupings. Parrallel direction may be vertical, horizontal or diagonal. Design is in 1 container or more, combined to appear as one unit.

          Nosegay: a tight cluster of fragrant flowers, designed to be hand held.

          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.

          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

          Please support our local businesses.

July 13,14,15 2018