HORTICULTURE

CLASS 31: SECTION 1 – 54

 

Chair: Barb Niemeyer…………………….905-939-2216

Committee: Sheila Kelly, Barb Prince, Norma Jean Frans

  • All rules at the beginning of the Homecraft section apply
  • All entries are judged by the Ontario Judging Standards Book
  • The use of the chemical ‘Plant Shine’ is discouraged and infested plants will be isolated in plastic bags & not be judged
  • The Exhibitor with HIGHEST POINTS will receive a special prize, to be determined before the Fair

 

SPECIMENS

PRIZES: 1st – $3.00, 2nd – $2.50, 3rd – $2.00

  1. Tulip, red
  2. Tulip, white or cream
  3. Tulip, yellow
  4. Tulip, variegated (blended colours)
  5. Tulip, purple or mauve
  6. Tulip, double
  7. Tulip, pink or rose
  8. Tulip, multi-floral (more than one flower per stem)
  9. Tulip, fringed
  10. Tulip, parrot
  11. Tulip, bi-colour
  12. Tulip, apricot or orange
  13. Tulip, lily type
  14. Narcissus or daffodil
  15. Lily of the Valley, 3 stems only leaves, if attached
  16. Lilac, common, 1 truss
  17. Lilac, double, 1 truss
  18. Bleeding heart – 1 stem
  19. Pansies, 3 stems with own foliage
  20. Violas, 3 stems with own foliage
  21. Crown imperial (skunk flower)
  22. Iris – white or cream, 1 stem
  23. Iris – pink, 1 stem
  24. Iris – yellow, 1 stem
  25. Iris – peach, 1 stem
  26. Iris – mauve, 1 stem
  27. Iris – blue, 1 stem
  28. Iris – bronze, 1 stem
  29. Iris – purple, 1 stem
  30. Iris – black, 1 stem
  31. Iris – plicata Any colour with fancy markings on edge – 1 stem
  32. Iris – beige, 1 stem
  33. Iris- two tone, 1 stem
  34. Iris – 3 distinct colours, 1 stem
  35. Iris – Siberian, 1 stem
  36. Iris – any other colour not listed, 1 stem
  37. Oriental poppy, any colour, 1 bloom
  38. Solomon’s seal, 1 stem
  39. Columbine, 1 stem
  40. Flowering branch
  41. Lupin, 1 stem
  42. Peony, 1 stem, no buds
  43. Leopards Bane, 1 stem
  44. Allium, 1 stem
  45. Any other flower not listed

 

ARRANGEMENTS

PRIZES: 1st – $5.00, 2nd – $4.00: 3rd – $3.00

Commercial flowers may be used, but no artificial or dried flowers unless stated. Accessories only when listed.

CHIEF POINTS OF DESIGN:

Colour harmony, distinction and originality, suitability to occasion, texture harmony, and condition of blooms & relation to container

  1. “Out on a limb” – a display using a flowering branch not exceeding 14” included in a flower arrangement.
  2. “Reflections of Muskoka” – arrangement featuring rock and water
  3. “Fairy Garden” – display on a round dish not exceeding 13”
  4. “Good Morning” – A design in an egg cup
  5. “The Group of Seven” – an imaginative design using vivid colours and style of the Group of Seven incorporating a picture frame not exceeding 11-1/2” x 14-1/2”. Best design will win a Gift Certificate from “Seasons Flower Studio”.
  6. “The Maple Leaf Forever” – an arrangement celebrating Canada’s 150th Birthday
  7. “Webside” – a small modernistic design not exceeding 10” in any direction including the base
  8. “May Secret” – a miniature arrangement not exceeding 5” in any direction including the base.
  9. “Spring is in the Air” – a basket of flowering branches
  10. SPECIAL PRIZE: “Northern Lights” a design featuring the cool colours (blue, green, violet, purple, pink, white): winner will receive a special prize of $15.00 donated by Barb Niemeyer.

 

There will be 2 Best of Show Ribbons awarded to the best entry in the following two categories.

The Specimen Section

The Arrangement Section

 

SPECIAL PRIZE: A plaque in memory of Doris Hughes. The winner will be selected from the Arrangements Section