Class 41 – Junior Flowers & Vegetables

Junior Flowers & Vegetables

DIRECTOR:  Debbie Legrow, 705-647-5248

SEE CLASS 43 FOR PUMPKINS

Please Note: This section is open to all young people from Daycare to Grade 12.

A plaque donated by FOOD BASICS will be awarded to the exhibitor with the most points in the Flowers & Vegetables section at the Awards Banquet to be kept by the exhibitor for 1 year. A keeper medallion will also be provided.

How to prepare vegetables for exhibition

1. Choose medium sized, regular shaped specimens, of nearly the same shape and size as possible.
2. Cut tops off, leaving one inch.
3. Choose specimens that are free from blemish of any kind.
4. Polish with a dry cloth.
5. Potatoes should be washed (polish with a dry cloth).
6. Vegetables should be shown on small foam plates or in a shallow container.

How to prepare flowers for exhibition

1. Cut stems 6” long if possible.
2. Show in a narrow mouth container (i.e. small bottle, etc.).
3. Add weight to bottom of containter (i.e. marbles, stones, etc.).
4. Choose specimens free from blemishes.
5. Choose open blooms.
Note: Sunflowers can be used with cut flowers and not with wildflowers. Cattails can be with wildflowers and not with cut flowers.

Section

1. Marigolds (3 blooms)
2. Snapdragons (2 stems)
3. Pansies (3 blooms)
4. Petunia (3 blooms)
5. Sunflowers – medium size – single petals – (max. 10″ tall) (1 stalk)
6. Arrangement of cut flowers (max. 18″)
7. Arrangement of wild flowers in novelty container (max. 18″)
8. Recycled Planter – up to 18″ across with at least 3 growing plants, showing creativity in the use of the recycled item.

Judge’s Choice: $5.00 & Rosette
Display vegetables on a small disposable plate (Due to rapid decay, no mushroom/fungi will be allowed to be exhibited in any section).

9.  Potatoes (3, white)
10. Potatoes (3, any other)
11. Zucchini (1, market size, under 10”)
12. Corn (2 ears)
13. Carrots (4)
14. Cucumbers (table variety, 2)
15. Beans – yellow or green (5)
16. Squash – any variety (1)
17. Tomatoes (cherry type, 1 cluster)
18. Tomatoes (3) red or green
19. Odd shaped vegetable (1) (grown in odd-shape)
20. Gourd – any variety (1)
21. Any other vegetable or fruit not mentioned

Judge’s Choice: $5.00 & Rosette

Special vegetables & Flowers

Prize Money: $6.00, $5.00, $4.00, $3.00

22. Largest potato
23. Largest zucchini
24 Super vegetable – have you grown any other giant vegetable other than potatoes, zucchini or pumpkins?
25. Tallest Corn Stalk – any variety – 1 stalk (to be displayed in the Pumpkin Patch)
26. Giant Sunflower Head (1head/bloom)
27. Tallest Sunflower – any Variety – 1 stalk (must be self-supporting, no added prop)(to be displayed in the Pumpkin Patch)

Judge’s Choice: $5.00 & Rosette
Prize Money for Section 28
Grand Champion: $25 & Rosette
2nd: $12.00    3rd: $8.00   4th: $5.00

28. Vegetable Collection: Sponsored by Debbie & Wayne Legrow – with at least 8 vegetables (list of vegetables to be attached). Collection to be displayed in a novelty container or basket or box no larger than 18”.

General Entry Form