Horticulture

Class 1200 – HORTICULTURE

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Committee Chair: Bev Elnor, 905-655-1070

General Class Rules:

1.          Houseplants should be exhibited in their growing pots only.  They must have been in the possession and care of the exhibitor for at least three months.

2.          Exhibitors shall enter only one entry per section except in “any other class” where two entries are permitted.

3.          Exhibitors must identify plants on the front of the entry tag where stipulated.

4.          All exhibits must not have been previously shown at the Brooklin Spring Fair.

5.          Purchased flowers (not artificial) may be used only for “designs”

6.          All floral specimens must be displayed in clear, uncoloured containers.

7.          All vegetable specimens must be displayed on a paper plate, unless otherwise specified.

8.          All horticulture will be judged according to the “Ontario Judging and Exhibition Standards” for Horticulture and Floral Design, Publication 34/2003

Prizes:

1st $3.00 2nd $2.50 3rd $2.00

Class Sponsors:

GARY & ERLYNE YOUNG

WINCHESTER GOLF CLUB

BEV ELNOR

FLOWER SPECIMENS

Bulbs, Corms, Tubers

Category:
  1201 - Narcissus, any type, (1 scape)

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  1202 - Tulip, single any colour (1 bloom)

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  1203 - Bulb, any other corm or tuber, 1 cultivar, (3 blooms), must be identified

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  1204 - Lilac, single, any colour, maximum length 60 cm (24 inches) (1 branch)

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  1205 - Lilac, double, any colour, maximum length 60 cm (24 inches) (1 branch)


Flowering Branches

Category:
  1206 - Branch, flowering, length under 1 m (39.4 inches), must be identified (1 branch)

Category:
  1207 - Branch, flowering, 3 different cultivars, length under 1 m (39.4 inches) must be identified (3 branches)

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  1208 - Branch, foliage, length under 1 m (39.4 inches) must be identified (1 branch)


Iris Collection

Category:
  1209 - Iris, any colour, height suitable for container (1 spike)

Category:
  1210 - Iris, collection, any type, 3 cultivars, must be identified (3 spikes)


Perennials

Category:
  1211 - Bleeding Heart (Dicentra), white, max. length 50 cm (19.7 inches) (1 stem)

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  1212 - Bleeding Heart (Dicentra), pink, max. length 50 cm (19.7 inches) (1 stem)

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  1213 - Columbine (Aquilegia), any colour, (1 spray)

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  1214 - Lily of the Valley, blooms with some foliage (3 stems)

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  1215 - Peony, single, Japanese or Anemone, any colour (1 bloom)

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  1216 - Peony, semi-double or double, any colour (1 bloom)

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  1217 - Peony, collection, 3 different cultivars (3 blooms)

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  1218 - Viola (pansy or Johnny-Jump-up), same colour, (3 stems)

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  1219 - Perennial, any other, 1 cultivar, must be identified (1 stem)


Houseplants

Category:
  1220 - African Violet (Saintpaulia), standard, single crown (1 pot)

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  1221 - 'An Old Friend', max. pot size 35.6 cm (14 inches), named, and age of plant stated

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  1222 - Plant grown for foliage, pot 20.3 cm (under 8 inches), must be identified (1 pot)

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  1223 - Plant grown for foliage, pot 20.3 – 30.5 cm (8 – 12 inches) must be identified (1 pot)

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  1224 - Seedlings for transplant, 4-6 seedlings, must be identified (1 container)


Vegetables

Category:
  1225 - Asparagus (uniform in width and length and approx. 20.3 cm (8 inches) in length (3 stalks)

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  1226 - Chives (do not show bulb) (5 stems)

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  1227 - Onions, green, 1 cultivar, do not peel, small roots left attached and trimmed to 1.3 cm (½ inch) (3 plants)

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  1228 - Radishes, 1 cultivar (trim top 2.5 cm (1 inch) (3 plants)

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  1229 - Rhubarb, 1 cultivar, crisp, pulled out, cut tops 3.8 cm (1 1/2 inches) into fan shape (3 stalks)

Category:
  1230 - Any other vegetable, 1 cultivar, must be identified (suitable number)

Note: See Publication 34 for suitable # and suggestions.


Collection

Prizes:

1st $7.00 2nd $6.00 3rd $5.00

All Prize Money Donated by

~ BEV ELNOR ~

Category:
  1231 - A collection of spring-blooming flowers, minimum 3 different cultivars, must be named (5 stems)

First prize gift certificate towards fresh cut flowers  donated by

BROOKLIN FLORAL AND GARDEN SHOPPE


Displays

Category:
  1232 - 'Floating Down the River' - 1 bloom, floating, with self-foliage (be sure container is large enough to let bloom and foliage float)

Category:
  1233 - 'Butterfly Beauty' - Display 3 cut flowers and or branches, the same or different specimens, exhibited for artistic effect as well as cultural perfection. Container of choice. Accessories allowed.


Design

Prizes:

1st $9.00 2nd $7.00 3rd $5.00

All Prize Money donated by

THE BROOKLIN HORTICULTURAL SOCIETY

Category:
  1234 - 'Flowers in a Pail' Mini fresh, 5.1-12.7 cm (2-5 inches)

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  1235 - 'A Touch of Frost' Mini dried, 5.1-12.7 cm (2-5 inches)

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  1236 - 'Wagon Wheels and Ferris Wheels' Interpretive design using our Fair Theme. Accessories allowed.

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  1237 - 'Sunshine and Rainbows' Fresh arrangement in an unusual container, not to exceed 35.6 cm (14 inches)

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  1238 - 'Spring into June' - Wilds flowers in a container not to exceed 30.5 cm (12 inches)


Exhibitor with the most points for Class 1200 will receive

A  Gift Certificate  donated by

THE BROOKLIN FLORAL AND GARDEN SHOPPE

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