CLASS 1: Horticulture

CHAIRPERSON: Marilyn Snedden (613) 256-3130

Committee: Sandra McManus, Audrey Syme, Toby Barratt

RULES & REGULATIONS

See “GENERAL INFORMATION” and “RULES & REGULATIONS

OF THE N.L.A.S.”. Also, Publication 34 “ONTARIO JUDGING & EXHIBITING STANDARDS

Entries accepted at main hall between 3 and 10pm on Thursday, July 18 2019.

Exhibits are to be picked up between 4:30 & 5:30pm on Sunday, July 21/19.

Note: Prize cheques must be cashed before October 31/19 or they will not be honoured.

Tips for Exhibitors:

Root vegetables-tops trimmed to 1”.

Vegetables should be carefully brushed, not washed.

Onions must not be peeled.

Vegetables exhibited on paper plates. All vegetables & specimen flowers must be grown by the exhibitor.

Potted plants must have been cared for by the exhibitor for at least 3 months.

Hanging baskets & planters must have been in 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 carrots, table

2.       5 beets, table

3.       5 green onions

4.       5 radishes

5.       5 green beans

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.    1/4 pt 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%

PRIZE MONEY FOR ALL JUNIOR CLASSES:

1st – $2.00 2nd – $1.50 3rd – $1.25 and 4th – $1.00

JUNIORS – 9 Years and under

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   “Bouquet for Grandma” – flowers in a vase

26    Special for Juniors: The MISSISSIPPI MONSTER:

Prizes 1st $5; 2nd $4; 3rd $3; 4th $2.  Applies to Classes 26 & 33.

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   “Bouquet for Grandma” – flowers in a vase

33    Special for Juniors: The MISSISSIPPI MONSTER – same rules and prizes as Class 28

Specimen Flowers

PRIZE MONEY FOR SECTIONS 34-68:

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   Gladiolus, any colour, 3 spikes

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 herbs, at least 5 varieties, named

57   3 stems of one variety of annuals, not listed above, named

58   3 stems of one variety of perennials, not listed above, named

59   Collection of annuals, not listed above, at least 3 varieties, named

60   Collection of perennials, not listed above, at least 3 varieties, named

Potted Plants

61   Any cacti or succulent.

62   African Violet, 1 crown

63   Any other flowering plant

64    Foliage plant

65   Geranium (pelagorium), any type.

67    Ivy or ivy-type vine

68    Begonia-any flowering type in bloom 1 or more in pot

Design Classes

Theme: “Backyards & Barnyards”

PRIZE MONEY FOR SECTIONS 69-78

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

69. “Backyard Celebration”  a mass design  to be displayed on a 24” high    pedestal-supplied

70. “Don’t Fence Me In” a parallel design

71.”Bee Happy” a small design displayed in a black 10” niche-supplied

72.  “Green Acres”  a design of foliage only, predominately green

73.  “Backyard Friends” a duo design

74.”Fairy Tails” a miniature design

75. “Pick-Me -Up” a wayside design in a boot

76. “Backyard Picnic”  a center piece for a picnic table

77. “View from a Lily Pad”  a water viewing design

78. “The Work is Never Done” an Interpretive design featuring a garden tool(less than 12’’ long)

Definitions:

Mass : a design with a large quantity of plant material arranged in a close silhouette.

Parallel : a design in which three or more groupings are placed in a parallel manner with open spacings between the groupings. Parallel direction may be vertical, horizontal or diagonal. The design should be in one container or containers combined to appear as one.

Small : a design sized from 13.9cm-25.4cm (51/2”-10”) in any dimension, including container, base and accessories.

Duo Design: a two sided design in one container. Each side is different from the other and each is judged separately.

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

Water-viewing design : a line design in a shallow container with one half to 2/3 of container surface showing water.

Interpretive – a design where a given theme, idea, mood, etc is suggested by the selection and organization of the design element.

Thank you to all our sponsors who support this show

Carleton Nurseries who donate a Gift Certificate to 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

July 19, 20, 21 2019 Backyards and Barnyards