C - Flowers

How to prepare for exhibiting:

  • Choose flowers with long stems.
  • Trim off buds showing colour – buds count as a “flower or bloom”.
  • Items should be similar (i.e. colour, size)
  • Do NOT use any artificial flowers/greenery unless indicated they may be used
  • No disposable cups; use glass/plastic jars please (the wind will blow over light containers)
  • Enter only the number of flowers asked for in the section.
  • Count and measure the blooms required in the section

Prizes: 1st: $4.00, 2nd: $3.00, 3rd: $2.00, 4th: $1.50, 5th: $1.00, 6th: $1.00

Sections:

1.

Black eyed Susan - 4 blooms

2.

Cosmos - 4 blooms

3.

Marigolds - 4 large blooms (over 4 cm across)

4.

Marigolds - 4 small blooms (under 4 cm across)

5.

Salvia - 3 stems

6.

Zinnias - 4 small blooms (under 4 cm across)

7.

Zinnias - 4 large blooms(over 4 cm)

8.

Favorite flower (# of blooms up to you to best show your favorite)

Presentation and the flower(s) to be judged

9.

Chrysanthemums - 4 blooms

10.

Snapdragons - 4 stems

11.

Petunias, single - 2 blooms

12.

Cut rose - 1 Bloom

13.

Sedum - 3 stems

14.

Best arrangement in a pail - Preschool to Grade 2 (may include wild flowers)

15.

Best arrangement in a recycled container– Grade 3 to Grade 5

16.

Make a bird feeder

17.

Make wind chimes for the garden using recycled items

18.

Largest sunflower – no stem attached (head only is measured across)

19.

Smallest sunflower head (check out all the different dwarf varieties!)

20.

Make a Toad House for your garden

21.

Create a Halloween centrepiece with flowers and foliage

From your gardenor wild flowers/plants (No invasive species please)

22.

Grow grass seed in soup can to represent hair & decorate

Decorate the can as someone/something you see at the Fair (i.e. pig’s face or you at the fair!)

200.

Flowers Best in Show Prize: $10