DIRECTOR Bev Latva (905) 862-0966
ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR Carol Bacon (905) 852-6420
ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR Jennifer Dauphinee (905) 852-1338
2022 FAIR THEME – “YOUR COUNTRY FAIR"
NOTE: Entries will be received at the Horticultural Building on Thursday, September 8th from 12 pm to 7 pm.
The building will close on Sunday, September 11th at 4:30 pm & entries may be picked up at 5 pm.
EXHIBITOR INFORMATION: BEFORE YOU ARRIVE, PLEASE COMPLETE ALL TAGS AND FORMS. PRINT TWO COPIES OFF THE WEBSITE www.uxbridgefair.ca. KEEP ONE COPY FOR YOURSELF, OR ENTRY TAGS/FORMS CAN BE PICKED UP IN UXBRIDGE AT THE TOWN HALL OR LIBRARY.
- 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.
TIPS FOR EXHIBITORS
• Flowers must have good colour, be fresh, erect - 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.
• 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 (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 & Floribunda Roses, Petunias.
All prize winnings are as follows, unless otherwise indicated:
Prizes: 1st: $5, 2nd: $4, 3rd: $3
JUDGES BEST IN SHOW Prize: $10
Winner selected from entries submitted in classes 1 to 24
ASTER - ANNUAL - 3 STEMS
CALENDULA - 4 BLOOMS
CHRYSANTHEMUM - 3 SPRAYS
DAHLIA - UNDER 3 " (7 1/2 CM) - 3 BLOOMS
GERANIUM - 1 STEM - FOLIAGE ATTACHED
HYDRANGEA - 1 STEM - ANY COLOUR OR VARIETY
PHLOX - 3 STEMS
HOSTA - 3 FLOWER STEMS
RUDBECKIA OR GLORIOSA DAISY - 4 BLOOMS
SEDUM - AUTUMN JOY, 2 STEMS
ZINNIA - 3 BLOOMS UNDER 3"
A.O.V. PERENNIAL (NAMED) - 1 SPECIMEN OR SPRAY
A.O.V. FLOWERING BULB, CORM, OR TUBER (NAMED) - 1 SPECIMEN OR SPRAY
A DISPLAY OF 3 VARIETIES OF YELLOW FLOWERS
3 of each (named)
COSMOS - UXBRIDGE'S OFFICIAL FLOWER, 3 STEMS OF ONE VARIETY (NAMED)
THREE HOSTA LEAVES - 1 LARGE, 1 MEDIUM & 1 SMALL
ANY CACTI & SUCCULENT PLANTER
In a small mason jar approx. 2 1/4" x 2 1/8" (named)
A FAIR GARDEN - SMALL, UNDER 12"
HENS AND CHICKS - GROWN IN FARM TOY
MY FAVOURITE HOUSE PLANT - IN A CONTAINER APPROX. 6"
FLORAL DESIGN, Open to amateurs only, no materials may be purchased:
Prizes: 1st: $15, 2nd: $12, 3rd: $10
"YOUR COUNTRY FAIR" - (THEMED, ALL ABOUT THE FAIR)
Accessories allowed, vegetable leaves and edible flowers
Sponsored by Uxbridge Horticultural Society
COZY FALL DESIGN
In a square container, your interpretation
SALUTE TO UKRAINE
A vertical design made with sunflowers, etc.
The Sunflower is recognized as the national symbol of Ukraine and the status has been solidified during the conflict with Russia.
HYDRANGEA MADNESS - YOUR INTERPRETATION