DIRECTOR Bev Latva (905) 862-0966
ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR Carol Bacon (905) 852-6420
ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR Jennifer Dauphinee (416) 451-8084
2023 FAIR THEME – We’ve Got A Good thing Growing
NOTE: Entries will be received at the Horticultural Building on Thursday, September 7th from 12pm to 7pm.
The building will close on Sunday, September 10th at 4:30pm & entries may be picked up at 5pm.
EXHIBITOR INFORMATION: BEFORE YOU ARRIVE, PLEASE COMPLETE ALL TAGS AND FORMS. PRINT TWO COPIES OFF THE WEBSITE www.uxbridgefair.ca KEEP ONE COPY FOR YOUSELF OR ENTRY TAGS/FORMS CAN BE PICKED UP IN UXBRIDGE AT THE TOWNHALL OR LIBRARY.
RULES FOR THE FLOWER SECTION:
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 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
BEST EXHIBIT IN CLASSES 1 - 39 Prize: $15
Winner selected from entries submitted in classes 1 to 39
Sponsored by Uxbridge Horticultural Society
BEST EXHIBIT IN CLASSES 40 - 49 Prize: $15
Winner selected from entries submitted in classes 40 to 49
Sponsored by Uxbridge Horticultural Society
JUDGE'S BEST IN SHOW
Best overall entry in the show from Classes 1 to 57
Sponsored by Horticultural Society
AMARANTH - 1 STEM
ASTER - ANNUAL - 3 STEMS
ASTER - PERENNIAL - 3 STEMS
BEGONIA - TUBEROUS - 1 BLOOM WITH FOLIAGE FLOATING IN A DISH
CALENDULA - 4 BLOOMS
CHRYSANTHEMUM - 3 SPRAYS
COLEUS - 3 STEMS
DAHLIA - 6" (15 CM) AND OVER - 1 BLOOM
DAHLIA - UNDER 6 " (15 CM) - 3 BLOOMS
DAHLIA - UNDER 3 " (7 1/2 CM) - 4 BLOOMS
GERANIUM - 1 STEM - FOLIAGE ATTACHED
GLADIOLUS - YELLOW - 1 SPIKE
GLADIOLUS - ANY OTHER COLOUR THAN YELLOW - 1 SPIKE
A DISPLAY OF GLADIOLUS - 3 SPIKES OF DIFFERENT COLOURS
HYDRANGEA - 1 STEM - ANY COLOUR OR VARIETY
MARIGOLD 3" AND UNDER - 3 BLOOMS
MARIGOLD 3 INCHES AND OVER - 3 BLOOMS
NASTURTIUM - 3 BLOOMS WITH LEAVES
PHLOX - 3 STEMS
HOSTA - 3 FLOWER STEMS
PETUNIA-3 STEMS ANY VARIETY
ROSE, YOUR CHOICE (NAMED) - 1 SPRAY OR BLOOM
RUDBECKIA - GLORIOSA DAISY - 4 BLOOMS
ECHINACEA - CONE FLOWER - 3 BLOOMS
SEDUM - 3 STEMS, AUTUMN JOY
SEDUM - 3 STEMS, ANY OTHER VARIETY, NAMED
ZINNIA - LARGE FLOWERED - 3 BLOOMS OVER 3"
ZINNIA - 3 BLOOMS UNDER 3"
A.O.V. PERENNIAL (NAMED) - 1 SPECIMEN OR SPRAY
A.O.V. ANNUAL (NAMED) - 1 SPECIMEN OR SPRAY
A.O.V. FLOWERING BULB, CORM,TUBER (NAMED) - 1 SPECIMEN OR SPRAY
" EARTHLY DELIGHTS" - DISPLAY OF GRASSES
"VAN GOGH" - A DISPLAY OF 4 - 6 BLOOMS OF ONE VARIETY OF SUNFLOWERS
A DISPLAY OF 3 VARIETIES OF YELLOW FLOWERS - 3 OF EACH, NAMED
2023 PERENNIAL- AMERICAN GOLD RUSH BLACK EYED SUSAN - 3 BLOOMS
POLLINATOR PARADISE-2 STEMS OF 1 VARIETY OF POLLINATOR FLOWERS, NOT MENTIONED IN SECTION 1 TO 40, NAMED
COSMOS - "UXBRIDGE'S OFFICIAL FLOWER"3 STEMS OF 1 VARIETY
ORCHID- "ANNUAL OF THE YEAR" GROWN IN A POT
THREE HOSTA LEAVES - ONE LARGE, ONE MEDIUM AND ONE SMALL
AFRICAN VIOLET - IN BLOOM - 1 PLANT (1 CROWN)
ANY CACTUS OR SUCCULENT - ONE PLANT IN A 9" MAXIMUM CONTAINER
3 DIFFERENT SUCCULENTS - GROWN IN A POT YOUR SIZE
COLEUS - MAX 9" CONTAINER
FLOWERING HOUSEPLANT - FOLIAGE ONLY - OTHER THAN COLEUS, 8 " MAX CONTAINER
FAIRY GARDEN - SMALL
GNOME GARDEN - SMALL, NOT OVER 12"
ANY VARIETY OF GERANIUM (NO HANGING BASKETS), IN A 9" CONTAINER MAX
HENS AND CHICKS- GROWN IN A CONTAINER
FIBROUS BEGONIA- IN 5" CONTAINER MAX
FLORAL DESIGN, Open to amateurs only, no materials may be purchased:
Prizes: 1st: $15, 2nd: $12, 3rd: $10
"FROM THE GARDEN" -A COLLECTION OF FLOWERS, FRUITS & VEGETABLES IN A BASKET WITH A HANDLE
"WE'VE GOT A GOOD THING GROWING" - FLOWER DISPLAY USING THE 2023 FAIR THEME
"CUTIE PIE" - A MINI FLOWER DESIGN -IN A VERY SMALL CONTAINER/BOTTLE
"FALL WELCOME WREATH " FOR YOUR FRONT DOOR, USING SOME ARTIFICIAL MATERIAL, ACCESSORIES ALLOWED
"THE CHALLENGE" - FLOWERS IN A POP BOTTLE
"CORONATION" - A DESIGN FIT FOR A KING
" TEA TIME" - FLOWERS IN A CUP AND SAUCER