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Department 11

Youth Exhibits

DIVISION I - YOUTH FLORAL EXHIBITS

GENERAL RULES

1.       Entries must be made between 9:00am and 8:00pm Sunday, September 1, 2019.

2.       The use of or displaying of artificial flowers or fruit is prohibited.

3.       The use of conservation material such as arbutus, ground pine, or dogwood is prohibited.

4.       Plants will not be judged unless they have been grown in containers for at least three months.

5.       The management will not undertake to return exhibits or be responsible for same.

6.       Flowers or plants entered for competition must be more than ordinary standard and quality to be entitled to an award.

7.       The committee may at any time order the removal of any exhibit which is in bad condition. Any article manifestly unfit to              show may be excluded.

8.       All entries must be grown by the exhibitor except in design classes.

9.       Judging will begin at 9:00am Tuesday. 

10.    Exhibits may be viewed from 1:00pm Tuesday through 8:00pm Saturday.

11.    All entries must be removed between 8:00pm and 9:00pm Saturday.

12.    Additional awards to be made by Waterford Fair Association.

13.    Containers will be furnished for all cut specimens.

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1.    3 BLOOMS:       3 individual flowers on separate stems with foliage   attached to stem.

2.    SPRAY:               A main stem with side branches and blooms on all   sides with attached foliage.

3.    DISBUDDING:  The removal of lateral buds along the stem of a  flower to promote the development of a large                                          terminal   bloom for exhibition purposes.

4.    SPIKE:                A lengthened flower cluster in which the flowers are   practically stemless. Ex: Gladiolus

5.    STALK:               The stem or axis of a plant especially a non-wooded one.

6.    STEM:                Any main or lateral axis of a plant which develops from a bud, possesses nodes and internodes                                       and bears leaves and buds at the nodes.

Glossary of Terms

Section 1A - All Ages through 12 years

Class Descriptions:

1.  Calendulas  - 3 Blooms with foliage

2.  French Marigolds—3 blooms with foliage

  A:   Orange 

  B:   Yellow 

  C:   Bi-Color

  D:   Any other color

3.  American Marigolds -  1 bloom with foliage

  A:   Orange 

  B:   Yellow

  C:   Any Other Color

4.  Pansy - 3 blooms with foliage

5.  Gladiolus -1 spike

6.  Zinnia  - 1 blooms with foliage 

7.  Sunflower

  A:   Under 5"

  B:   5" to 10" 

8.   Sedum

  A:   Autumn Joy

  B:   Any Other

9.  Any Annual Not Listed—3 blooms with foliage

10.  Roses - 1 stem with foliage

11.  Any biennial or perennial not listed above -  with foliage

12.  Collection of 5 Annuals—one of each variety with foliage

13.   Collection of 5 wild flowers - one of each variety with foliage

14.   Bird or animal figure made of fruit, vegetable or flowers

  A:   Age 6 and younger

  B:   Age 7, 8, 9

  C:   Age 10, 11, 12 

15.   Shrubs or trees—one branch or stem 20" or less in length

16.  Herbs - three separate stems 

  A:   Annual 

  B:   Perennial

17.   Dish Garden of three or more plants

18.   Terrarium grown in container

19.  Miscellaneous Potted Plants

  A:   Annuals  

  B:   Perennial

20.  “New Beginnings” - A miniature arrangement of fresh and/or                         dried material, not to exceed 5" in height or width 

21.  “Barn Raising” - An arrangement of fresh and/or dried plant                          material incorporating aged wood

22.   “Heigh Ho the Dairy-O” - An arrangement of fresh and/or                               dried plant material.

23.  “Green Sprouts” A design of fresh and/or dried plant                                      material.

Section 1B - All Ages through 12 years

Class Descriptions:

24.  Calendulas  - 3 Blooms with foliage   

25.  French Marigolds—3 blooms with foliage

  A:   Orange 

  B:   Yellow 

  C:   Bi-Color

  D:   Any other color

26.  American Marigolds -  1 bloom with foliage

  A:   Orange 

  B:   Yellow

  C:   Any Other Color

27.  Pansy -  3 blooms with foliage

28.  Gladiolus -1 spike

29.  Zinnia  - 1 blooms with foliage 

30.  Sunflower

  A:   Under 5"

  B:   5" to 10" 

31.  Sedum

  A:   Autumn Joy

  B:   Any Other

32.  Any Annual Not Listed—3 blooms with foliage

33.  Roses - 1 stem with foliage

34.  Any biennial or perennial not listed above -  with foliage

35.  Collection of 5 Annuals—one of each variety with foliage

36.  Collection of 5 wild flowers - one of each variety with                    foliage

37.  Bird or animal figure made of fruit, vegetable or flowers

38.  Shrubs or trees—one branch or stem 20" or less in                       length

39.  Herbs - three separate stems 

  A:   Annual 

  B:   Perennial

40.  Dish Garden of three or more plants

41.  Terrarium grown in container

42.  Miscellaneous Potted Plants

  A:   Annuals  

  B:   Perennial

43.  “New Beginnings” - A miniature arrangement of fresh                  and/or dried material, not to exceed 5" in height or width 

44.  “Barn Raising” - An arrangement of fresh and/or dried plant          material incorporating aged wood

45.  “Heigh Ho the Diary-O” - An arrangement of fresh and/or              dried plant material.

46.  “Green Sprouts” A design of fresh and/or dried plant                    material.