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Theme: “A Tour of Hardin County”
Ray Davis, Superintendent, Janie Seiler, Ass’t. Supt.
Flower Show Committee:
Chairman: Dunkirk Garden Clubs
Co-Chairman Kenton Garden Club
County Garden Clubs –
Dunkirk Garden club
Kenton Garden club
Hardin County Men’s Garden Club
Hardin Northern Garden Club
ENTRY FEE – 25 cents per entry.
First $1.50 blue ribbon
Second $1.00 red ribbon
Third $ .75 white ribbon
Honorable mention pink ribbon
EXHIBITORS MUST HAVE MEMBERSHIP TICKET/OR SEASON TICKET
1. Entries are open to any amateur grower, resident of Hardin County and other counties that are open to Hardin County and/or members of a Hardin County Garden Club.
2. All entries to be judged are to be entered on an entry blank and on file at the Secretary’s office. Entry deadline is Friday, August 17, 2012 for the 1st and 2nd show. Judging will begin at noon on Tues., Sept 4th and Fri., Sept 7th by an accredited judge.
3. Entries for the 1st show will be accepted on Monday evening, September 3 from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. and Tuesday, September 4 from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. Entries for the 2nd show will be accepted on Thursday evening, September 6 from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. and Friday, September 7 from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m.
No entries will be accepted after 11 a.m. on Tuesday and Friday.
4. Pick up entry tags at office prior to bringing entry to flower show area. Entry tags may be picked up between 9-5 p.m. Friday, Saturday or Sunday before the fair begins.
5. Entries will be judged using the Standard System of Judging. Awards are first, second, third and honorable mention in each class. In case of a single entry in a class, the exhibit will be judged on merit. The decision of the judge is final.
6. Judging is oral. Exhibitors are invited to attend. Discussion with the judges during judging is NOT PERMITTED. When judging is completed, questions may be asked.
7. All first show entries are to be removed Thursday, September 6 after 7:00 P.M (excluding Garden Club Booths and Garden Club Door Designs).
8. No exhibit will be considered unless accompanied by an entry ticket. Entry deadline is Friday, August 17, 2012.
9. Any entry not conforming to the class descriptions may be disqualified and may be on exhibit only.
10. The Garden Clubs in charge of the flower show will stage all entries. Reasonable care will be taken of all exhibits, however, the clubs will not be responsible for any damage or loss.
11. Exhibitors are limited to two (2) entries per class.
12. All entries from the second show will be released at 7:00 P.M. on Sunday evening, September 9. NO EARLY RELEASE.
1. The exhibitor must grow all floriculture/horticulture entries.
2. Stem length and strength should be cut in proportion to the size of the bloom. Wedges may be used to hold the exhibit at the correct pose.
3. All plant foliage must be attached to specimen. No foreign substance is permitted on plant foliage.
4. All one bloom, round form exhibits are shown disbudded. (i.e. Zinnia, Daisy, etc.)
Spike forms are single stalks in which bottom florets usually bloom first. The specimen should display 2/3 open florets and 1/3 buds and developing flowers to give pleasing balance. A proportion of 2/3 of the total exhibit should be the inflorescence (i.e. Snapdragon, Larkspur).
Spray forms are a single stem with blooms borne on pedicels or lateral branches led by a terminal bloom, which blooms first (i.e. Columbine, Plumed Celosia)
5. Rose specimens should be named if possible, on the entry tag. Correct variety name should be included on all floriculture entries, but lack of name will not disqualify entry nor remove it from “Best of Show” contention.
6. Exhibitor must furnish his/her own clear glass container for each exhibit. No containers will be available at the flower show.
7. Plant material used in the Garden Club Booths must be homegrown, except grass. Judging will be by the flower show judge during the first show and by popular vote throughout the week. Winners to be announced on Friday.
8. Door designs will be judged during the first show by the flower show judge. Plant material should be listed and displayed near design.
ARTISTIC DESIGN RULES
1. Exhibitor must arrange design. Emphasis is on fresh, garden-grown plant material. No purchased flowers or plant materials.
2. A list of plants used in the design must be listed on a white 3×5 card and placed near the design.
3. Painted or artificially colored fresh plant material is never permitted.
4. Bleached, treated (glycerinized, etc.) and dried material (i.e. weathered wood) may be used unless otherwise stated.
5. Artificial plant material (i.e. silk flowers) are not permitted.
6. Exhibitors may enter only one (1) entry per class.
7. If you plan to assemble your design on site, please bring your own table and plan on cleaning up prior to the 11 a.m. cut off time.
A rosette and gift will be awarded to the most
outstanding specimen in each of the following:
1. Rose: Classes 1-19 (gift provided by Dunkirk GC)
2. Miniature Rose: Classes 20-34 (gift provided by Dunkik GC)
3. Artistic Design – Rose Show: Classes 35-40 (gift provided by Dunkirk GC)
4. Juniors’ Miniature Rose: Classes 41-48 (gift provided by Millstream Rose Society)
5. Juniors’ Artistic Design – Rose Show: Classes 49-50 (gift provided by Millstream Rose Society)
6. Garden Club Booth: Class 52 (Rosette only)
7. Horticulture Specimen – Annuals: Classes 53-77 (gift provided by Men’s GC)
8. Horticulture Specimen – Perennials: Classes 78-113 (gift provided by Men’s GC)
9. Potted Plants – Indoor, Outdoor, Herbs: Classes 114-128 (gift provided by H.N. GC)
10. Artistic Design -2nd show, including Harvest Basket: Classes 129-139 (gift provided by H.N. GC)
11. Juniors’ Horticulture Specimen: Classes 140-144 (gift provided by Kenton GC)
12. Juniors’ Artistic Design – 2nd Show: Classes 145-147 (gift provided by Kenton GC)
FIRST SHOW – SEPTEMBER 4, 2012
HYBRID TEA: Named if possible. One bloom per stem, disbudded, foliage attached. Stem length in proportion to size of bloom, one-half to three-fourths open.
Class 1. White, white blend
Class 2. Yellow, yellow blend
Class 3. Orange, orange blend
Class 4. Pink
Class 5. Pink Blend
Class 6. Red
Class 7. Red Blend
Class 8. Mauve, mauve blend
Class 9. Any other color not listed
Class 10. One full-blown hybrid tea (stamen showing)
FLORIBUNDA: Named if possible. One spray or one stem, foliage attached.
Class 11. 1 Stem, any color
Class 12. 1 Spray, any color
GRANDIFLORA: Named if possible. One spray or one stem, foliage attached.
Class 13. 1 Stem, any color
Class 14. 1 Spray, any color
CLIMBING ROSE: Named if possible. Foliage attached, naturally grown.
Class 15. 1 Stem, any color
Class 16. 1 Spray, any color
KNOCK-OUT ROSES: Named if possible. Foliage attached.
Class 17. Spray, any color, single bloom, 4 to 11 petals
Class 18. Spray, any color, double bloom, 12 to 50+ petals
GROUND COVER AND SHRUB ROSES: Named if possible. Foliage attached
Class 19. One spray, any color.
•Rosette (Classes 1-19)
MINIATURE ROSES: Named if possible. One bloom (except Classes 31, 32, 33) disbudded, foliage attached.
Class 21. Yellow
Class 22. Yellow blend
Class 23. Orange
Class 24. Orange blend
Class 25. Pink
Class 26. Pink blend
Class 27. Red
Class 28. Red blend
Class 29. Mauve
Class 30. Any other color
Class 31. One spray, pink or red, disbudded, foliage attached
Class 32. One spray, any color, other than pink or red, foliage attached
Class 33. 3 stages of development, any color, foliage attached
Class 34. Mini climber, any color, foliage attached
•Rosette (Classes 20-34)
ARTISTIC DESIGN – ROSE SHOW
Please limit your design to no more than 24” wide. All designs are to use roses unless otherwise noted.
Class 35. “Moon Over Hardin County” Cresent design
Class 36. “The Grandstand” Mass design
Class 37. “Tri-County” Triangular design
Class 38. “France Lake” Water design
Class 39. “The Midway” Parallel design
Class 40. “Grand Champion” Designer’s Choice
•Rosette (Classes 35-40)
JUNIORS’ DIVISION – ROSES
(16 years and under)
Miniature Roses: Named if possible. One bloom, (except class 48), disbudded, foliage attached
Class 41. White, white blend
Class 42. Yellow, yellow blend
Class 43. Orange, orange blend
Class 44. Pink, pink blend
Class 45. Red, red blend
Class 46. Mauve
Class 47. Any other color
Class 48. One spray, any color, not disbudded
•Rosette (Classes 41-48)
JUNIORS’ DIVISION ARTISTIC DESIGN – ROSE SHOW
(16 years and under)
Class 49. “Hour of Inspiration” Unlimited Imagination: Any design the exhibitor imagines as long as it uses only roses as flowers.
Class 50. “Demo Derby” Roses in a container of exhibitor’s choice.
•Rosette (Classes 49-50)
GARDEN CLUB DOOR DESIGNS
THEME: ”DOORS OF HARDIN COUNTY”
Class 51. Create an arrangement for a door (wreath, swag etc.) measuring not more than 24” wide, no limit on length, using live or dried material. No artificial plant material may be used. Adornments permitted. Plant materials should be listed on a 3×5 card and displayed near design. (Doors will be provided)
GARDEN BOOTHS BY
HARDIN COUNTY GARDEN CLUBS
Theme: “Tour My Hardin County Garden”
Class 52. All plant material shall be labeled with a black number on a white tag corresponding to the same number on a posted list. Posted list need only have common plant names. (Need not be hand written). Booth set-up may begin any time over the week preceding the fair. Booths will be judged by flower show judge on Tuesday and by popular vote during the week, with results posted on Friday evening.
•Rosette only (Class 52) – no gift