FLORICULTURE

CLASS 30

Last Updated June 16, 2019

COMMITTEE

Chairperson, Kelly Latendresse, 432-0445, Gwen Latendresse, 432-5404,

Nancy Sheedy, 432-9800, Frances Graves, 432-3244, Dodie Bailey, 432-5974

 

Judge for 2019: Helen Halpenny

Online entries are available this year, please use the link https://www.assistexpo.ca/renfrewfair

 

  1. FRESH FLOWERS to be focal point in all displays and arrangements.
  2. All flowers to be grown by the exhibitor.
  3. All exhibits to be in place between 6 p.m. and 9 p.m. on Tuesday, September 3rd with the tags already attached.
  4. All exhibits to be removed between 5:30m. and 6:30 p.m. Sunday,

September 8th.

  1. Flowers, plants must be clean, insect and disease free.
  2. All classes are open to men and women.
  3. Renfrew Agricultural Society cannot be responsible for containers of value if lost or broken.
  4. One entry ONLY in each section number.

RULES FOR EXHIBITORS

  1. Cut flowers are to be shown on their own stem with their own foliage.
  2. Cut flowers should be as uniform in size as possible and if more than one bloom is requested try to use the same colour if possible.
  3. Make sure to measure the diameter of the blooms and enter the proper size in the proper section.
  4. A stem is a plant structure carrying one or more flowers and/or buds.
  5. A bloom is an individual flower, one to a stem.
  6. If a bud is showing colour it is considered a bloom.
  7. Exhibits must contain the exact number of flowers specified in the section.
  8. Remove wilted petals and remove any debris from the pot. It benefits you to ensure all containers are clean.
  9. In dahlia classes the blooms should be approximately 45 degree angle from stem.
  10. The ideal gladiola spike should be one third open blooms, one third bud and one third green shown in a container that keeps the stem upright. If necessary pebbles etc. may be used in the container to keep the stem in an upright position.
  11. African violets should contain only a single crown per pot.
  12. In floral arrangements, the large flowers and strong colours are best placed at the base of the exhibit and the arrangement shall be viewed from all sides unless otherwise specified. The oasis or mechanics of an arrangement should not be visible.
  13. Please note that an arrangement requires a fixative such as an oasis and a display does not have an oasis or a fixative.
  14. Make sure you note the size of the container or the measurements specified for each entry. When doing arrangements a miniature design is not to exceed 5”

(13 cm) in any direction including the container base and accessories, small designs are 5.5” (14 cm) to 10” (26 cm) and must not to exceed 10” (26 cm) in any direction including the container base and accessories.

  1. If an arrangement requires a candle please ensure that it has been pre-lit and then

extinguished prior to exhibiting.

Floral Design

Theme for 2019

“The Old and The New”

SPECIALLY DONATED PRIZES

1          “Hot Fun in the Summertime” – an arrangement using appropriate flowers and

accessories.

RENFREW EYE CLINIC

            1st – $10.00; 2nd – $ 8.00; 3rd – $ 6.00

2          “Rural Ramble” – an arrangement using wild flowers and grasses – accessories

           allowed.

GWEN & KELLY LATENDRESSE in memory of MARLENE HANNEMAN

1st – $20.00, 2nd – $10.00, 3rd – $ 6.00

3          “Romance On A Summer Evening” – an interpretive arrangement accessories

allowed.

CENTRESIDE DAIRY

            1st – $ 15.00 Merchandise Certificate

            2nd – $ 10.00 Merchandise Certificate

 

4          “Winter Wonderland” – an arrangement of green & white flowers to be viewed from all sides – not to exceed 24” in diameter. Accessories allowed.

HULTINK GARDEN CENTRE

            1st – $ 10.00 Merchandise

 

5          “Spring Tea Party” – an arrangement in a tea pot, accessories allowed

CHERYL DEWEY

            1st – $ 10.00; 2nd – $ 8.00; 3rd – $ 6.00

 

6          Fields of Goldan arrangement in a suitable container. Accessories allowed.

Sponsored By JUDY DOBEC In memory of HELEN O’CONNELL

            1st – $ 10.00; 2nd – $ 7.00; 3rd – $ 3.00

 

7          “Left Overs”– a display in a watering can using a minimum of 5 varieties of
flowers
.

ELLEN KLUKE MEMORIAL SPONSORED BY HER FAMILY

            1ST – $ 10.00; 2ND – $ 9.00; 3RD – $ 6.00

 

8          “Singing In The Rain” an arrangement in a rubber boot.

            Sponsored by the Floriculture committee

            1st – $10.00; 2nd – $ 8.00; 3rd – $6.00

 

9          “Old Fashioned Christmas” – a mantel display viewed from one side. Accessories

Allowed.

Sponsored by Maureen Connell in Memory of Ellen Kluke

            1st – $10.00; 2nd – $8.00; 3rd – $6.00

 

10        “Harvest Time” – an arrangement in a basket not to exceed 24”, accessories

allowed.

Sponsored by RAY’S FLOWERS

1st – $10.00; 2nd – $8.00; 3rd – $6.00

 

In Sections 11 to 23, prize money will be:

1st – $ 8.00; 2nd – $ 6.00; 3rd – $ 4.00 (unless otherwise specified)

SECTION

  1. Herbs by Candlelight” – an arrangement using aromatic foliage, flowers

and candle(s).

  1. Witches Brew” – an appropriate arrangement, accessories allowed
  2. Back to School” – a small arrangement, accessories allowed.
  3. Hats Off to Summer” – an appropriate arrangement, accessories allowed.
  4. “Hang’em High” – a hanging arrangement not to exceed 10” and lie flat on the wall.
  5. “My Garden” – an appropriate arrangement, accessories allowed.
  6. Tiny Treasures” – a miniature arrangement in your favourite container.
  7. People Put Flowers in the Darndest Things” – an arrangement in the darndest thing.
  8. Birds and Blooms” – an interpretive arrangement, accessories allowed.
  9. Fireworks” –a display in your favourite vase.
  10. A Day at the Park” – an arrangement celebrating a day at the park. Accessories

allowed.

  1. Music” – an interpretive design, accessories allowed.

1st – $ 10.00; 2nd – $ 8.00; 3rd – $ 6.00

  1. “Light” – an interpretive design, accessories allowed.

1st – $10.00; 2nd – $8.00; 3rd – $6.00

CUT FLOWERS

 

In Sections 24 to 72, prize money will be:

1st – $ 5.25; 2nd – $ 4.25, 3rd – $ 3.25

Cut flowers to be shown with their own foliage only.

 

SECTION

24.       Asters – “Spider” – One or more colours, 3 blooms.

  1. Asters –3 blooms, any other type of aster other than spider or single and any colour other than white.
  2. Asters – white, 3 blooms, other than spider or single .
  3. Hydrangea – 3 stems, any colour. (Pee Gee type).
  4. Hydrangea – 3 stems, (Pee Gee decorative).
  5. Hydrangea – 3 stems, any colour (Annabelle type).
  6. Snapdragons – single, double or Butterfly – 2 spikes.
  7. Sunflower – 3 blooms, any colour, not to exceed 8 inches, other than “Teddy Bear”.
  8. Sunflower – “Teddy Bear Type”, 3 blooms.
  9. Calendula – 5 stems.
  10. Hosta, green or blue, not variegated, 3 leaves.
  11. Hosta, any other colour, or varigated 3 leaves.
  12. Hosta – 5 Varieties of Hosta Leaves.
  13. Gloriosa Daisy – 3 blooms, with foliage.
  14. Gallardia – 3 blooms, with foliage.
  15. Dahlias – 1 bloom, less than 3” with foliage.
  16. Dahlias – 1 bloom, 3” and over with foliage.
  17. Marigolds – 3 stems, any colour less than 3” with own foliage, DOUBLE BLOOM
  18. Marigolds – 3 blooms, any colour 3” and over with own foliage.
  19. Pansies – 3 stems, pure colour (all one colour).
  20. Pansies – 3 stems, with faces, any colour.
  21. Celosia – Princess Feather Type –– 1 stem any colour.
  22. Phlox – Perennial – 1 stem, any colour.
  23. Lavatera (Annual Mallow) – a display in a suitable vase.
  24. Zinnias – 3 blooms, 2” and under, any colour or colours.
  25. Zinnias – 3 blooms, 2” and over, any colour or colours.
  26. Petunias – 3 stems, single, purple.
  27. Petunias – 3 stems, single any colour.
  28. Petunias – 3 stems, double, any colour.
  29. Petunias – 3 stems, single, Bi-colour.
  30. Cosmos – white, pink or crimson, displayed in a suitable vase.
  31. Dwarf Cosmos – any colour – a display in a suitable container.
  32. Coneflower – 3 blooms, any colour.
  33. Rose – 1 stem, more than one bloom, any colour.
  34. Rose – 1 bloom, any colour.
  35. Rose – Miniature, 2 stems, any colour.
  36. Shrub rose – 1 stem , any colour, more than one bloom.
  37. Floating Fantasy – one perfect flower with own foliage.
  38. Sedum – 1 stem – Autumn Joy in a sturdy container.
  39. Sedum – 1 stem – white and green variegated leaf in a sturdy container.
  40. Sedum – 1 stem – other that specified in 62 & 63 in a sturdy container.
  41. Sempervivum – Floating (Hens and Chicks) with or without chicks.
  42. Cleome – 3 spikes, any colour.
  43. Allium – 3 stems

NOTE: GLADIOLUS MUST BE IN A TALL STURDY GLASS CONTAINER. Refer to rule 10 for further information.

  1. Gladiolus – 1 spike, white or pink colour.
  2. Gladiolus – 1 spike, any shade of yellow.
  3. Gladiolus – 1 spike, any shade of orange or peach.
  4. Gladiolus – 1 spike, any shades of red or purple.
  5. Gladiolus – 1 spike, with two distinct petal colours.

PLANTS ESTABLISHED

Note: Plants must be grown and established in the exhibiting pot and not recently transplanted.

In sections 73 to 82 the prize money will be:

1st – $ 5.00, 2nd – $ 3.00, 3rd – $ 2.00

SECTION

  1. Ivy – established – in a suitable container.
  2. Geranium – in bloom, 1 plant, any colour not the ivy type geranium.
  3. Patio Pot – Mixture of plants – four or more different specimens per pot – Minimum                    size round/square 12 inch pot no window box containers
  4. Coleus – 1 potted plant.
  5. Potted Herb, identified, pot not to exceed 10” (25 cm)
  6. One houseplant – foliage plant , no blooms allowed – other than Ivy, cacti or succulent – named
  7. African Violet – Single or Double, in bloom, single crown.
  8. Cactus – 1 plant.
  9. Succulent – 1 plant – plant to be named
  10. Begonias – 1 basket of begonias, planted established and in bloom.

In section 83 the prize money will be:

                                                1st – $10.00, 2nd – $6.00, 3rd – $4.00

83.     “Fairy Garden” a miniature garden containing established small plants – accessories allowed. Sponsored By NANCY SHEEDY In Memory Of LEO SHEEDY
84.       RENFREW AGRICULTURAL SOCIETY SPECIAL – BEST OF SHOW – JUDGES CHOICE – $ 20.00