DIRECTOR Bev Latva (905) 862-0966
ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR Carol Bacon (905) 852-6420
ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR Jennifer Dauphinee
Horticulture Building will be open from 12:00 – 8:00 p.m. Thursday, September 6th, 2018 to receive entries. Horticulture Building will be closed on Sunday, September 9th at 4:30 and entries may be picked up at 5:00 p.m.
2018 FAIR THEME – “FARM GATE TO DINNER PLATE”
- All specimens must be grown by the exhibitor.
- House plants must have been in the exhibitor’s possession for at least 3 months.
- Flowers for the design classes must be from exhibitor’s own garden.
- Please place entries on a paper or plastic plate for the houseplant and decorative sections to prevent spillage on tablecloths.
- We cannot divide any classes. Please follow the book or, refer to the website: uxbridgefair.ca
EXHIBITOR TAGS MUST BE COMPLETED IN FULL.
TAGS MUST HAVE NAME AND EXHIBITOR’S NUMBER AND BE SECURED TO ENTRY.
TIPS FOR EXHIBITORS
• Flowers must have good colour, be fresh, not wilted, uniform in size with strong, straight stems, be free of disease, insect damage and insects. All exhibits should have a good stem length.
• Length of gladiolus spike should be 51 cm (20") from bottom of bloom to bottom of stem, miniature glads 40 cm (16"). Display glads bottom third open, middle third half open, top third closed.
• Specimens should stand erect.
• Do not use wide mouthed containers.
• Flowers should not be displayed in valuable containers.
• When a bud is showing colour, it is considered a bloom. Number of blooms should be uniform in size and shape.
A.O.V. – Any other variety.
ANNUAL: An herbaceous plant which normally completes its cycle of seed in one year. Includes tender perennials such as pansies, snapdragons, etc. that are plants called “Annuals” grown as such in this region.
BIENNIAL: An herbaceous plant which requires two growing seasons to complete its normal growth i.e. from seed to seed.
PERENNIAL: An herbaceous plant that lives more than two years. The stem dies to the ground each fall, e.g. phlox, delphiniums, peonies, etc.
SPIKE: An upright stem carrying several flowers, such as gladiolus and snapdragon.
STEM OR STOCK: A plant structure carrying one or more flowers and buds. It may be branched, e.g. sweet peas, primulas and irises.
SPRAY: A branch of plant with a number of flowers, e.g. chrysanthemum, climbing and floribunda roses, petunias.
Prizes: 1st: $5, 2nd: $4, 3rd: $3
MEMORIAL SPECIAL - In memory of our past Directors & Volunteers Prize: $10
Best Gladiolus spike from Classes 11 - 13 or one spike from Class 30 display
Sponsored by the UXBRIDGE FAIR BOARD
GREENBANK GARDEN CENTRE
Most points in Classes 1 - 39
First place winner MAY NOT win two years in a row.
Prizes: 1st: $40 gift certificate & plaque, 2nd: $30 gift certificate, 3rd: $20 gift certificate
BEST EXHIBIT IN CLASSES 40 - 50 Prize: $25
Sponsored by WP ELECTRIC
JUDGE'S BEST IN SHOW Prize: $10
Best overall entry in the show from Classes 1 to 50
Sponsored by GREENBANK GARDEN CENTRE
1. Amaranth - 1 stem
2. Aster - any variety - 3 stems
3. Begonia - tuberous - 1 bloom with foliage floating in a dish
4. Calendula - 4 blooms
5. Chrysanthemum - 3 sprays
6. Coleus - 4 stems
7. Dahlia - 6" (15 cm) and over - 1 bloom
8. Dahlia - under 6 " (15 cm) - 3 blooms
9. Dahlia - under 3 " (7 1/2 cm) - 4 blooms
10. Geranium - 1 stem - foliage attached
11. Gladiolus - yellow - 1 spike
12. Gladiolus - any other colour than yellow - 1 spike
13. Gladiolus - bi-colour - 1 spike
14. Hydrangea - 1 bloom - any colour or variety
15. Marigold 3" and under - 3 blooms
16. Marigold 3 inches and over - 3 blooms
17. Nasturtium - 3 blooms with 2 leaves
18. Phlox - 3 stems
19. Hosta - 3 flower stems
20. Rose, Grandiflora or Floribunda (named) - 1 spray
21. Rose, A.O.V., climbing Rugosa, single (named) - 1 spray or cluster
22. Rudbeckia - Gloriosa Daisy - 4 blooms
23. Echinacea - Cone Flower - 3 blooms
24. Sedum - 3 stems, any variety named
25. Zinnia - large flowered - 3 blooms over 3"
26. Zinnia - 3 blooms under 3"
27. A.O.V. Perennial (named) - 1 specimen or spray
28. A.O.V. Annual (named) - 1 specimen or spray
29. A.O.V. Flowering Bulb, Corm,Tuber (named) - 1 specimen or spray
30. A display of Gladioli - 5 spikes of different colours
31. " Earthly Delights" - display of grasses
32. "Van Gogh" - a display of 4 - 6 bloomsof one variety of sunflowers
33. A display of 3 varieties of yellow flowers - 3 of each, named
34. Most unusual flower - named
35. Butterfly plants
2 stems of 1 variety of Butterfly Milkweed, Asclepias Tuberosa, Joepye Weed, or Shasta Daisy
36. Cosmos - "Uxbridge's Official Flower"
3 stems of 1 variety of Celebration, Sonata, etc.
37. Cosmos - sulphureus type
3 stems of 1 variety Cosmic Orange, Carioca, or Bright Lights
38. A collection of garden flowers, named
Sponsored by JOHN'S GARDEN
Prizes: 1st: $15 gift certificate, 2nd: $10 gift certificate, 3rd: $5 gift certificate, 4th: 0
39. Three Hosta leaves - one large, one medium and one small
40. African Violet - in bloom - 1 plant (1 crown)
To be shown in plain growing pot
41. Cacti & Succulent planter - 4 plants in a cup & saucer, named if possible
43. Suitable plant(s) displayed in a bird cage
44. Houseplant - foliage only - other than coleus
45. Hanging Basket 12" maximum
46. Fairy Garden - small
47. Gnome Garden
48. Alpine trough garden, with a garden gate
49. Any variety of Geranium (no hanging baskets), in a 9" container
50. Hens and Chicks- grown in an unusual container
51. Outdoor planter - container with at least 5 varieties of plants, named
Sponsored by UXBRIDGE HOME HARDWARE
Prizes: 1st: $25 gift certificate, 2nd: $15 gift certificate, 3rd: $10 gift certificate
FLORAL DESIGN, Open to amateurs only, no materials may be purchased:
52. "Farm Gate to Dinner Plate" Prizes: 1st: $15, 2nd: $12, 3rd: $10
Your interpretation of the 2018 Fair theme
Sponsored by UXBRIDGE HORTICULTURAL SOCIETY
53. Fantastic Foliage Prizes: 1st: $15, 2nd: $12, 3rd: $10
Design using leaves with berries
Sponsored by CHALLENGER ELECTRIC
54. Flowers in a Farm Toy Prizes: 1st: $15, 2nd: $12, 3rd: $10
Sponsored by CHALLENGER ELECTRIC
55. Market Basket Prizes: 1st: $15, 2nd: $12, 3rd: $10
Display of garden vegetables and fruit in a basket with handle
Sponsored by CHALLENGER ELECTRIC
56. These Eyes - All daisy-like flowers
Sponsored by BRANCHING OUT -PORT PERRY
Prizes: 1st: $20 GC, 2nd: $15 GC, 3rd: $10 GC, 4th: 0
57. Cosmos "Uxbridge's Official Flower" Prizes: 1st: $15, 2nd: $10, 3rd: $5
Cosmos & natural materials displayed in Stompin' Tom Connors' boot or cowboy hat.
Sponsored by the TOWNSHIP OF UXBRIDGE