DIRECTOR Bev Latva (905) 862-0966
ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR Carol Bacon (905) 852-6420
ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR Jennifer Dauphinee (905) 852-1338
2021 FAIR THEME – “FAIR ABOUT TOWN"
- 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.
- EXHIBITOR INFORMATION MUST BE COMPLETED IN FULL.
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. All exhibits should have a good stem length.
• When a bud is showing colour, it is considered a bloom. The 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, such as, 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, which may be branched, e.g. Sweet peas, Primulas and Irises.
SPRAY: A branch of plant with a number of flowers, such as, Chrysanthemum, Climbing & Floribunda Roses & Petunias.
All prize winnings are as follows, unless otherwise indicated:
Prizes: 1st: $5, 2nd: $4, 3rd: $3 (10% kept by the fair)
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, 3 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
Bright & Beautiful
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)
Fairy Garden - small, under 12"
Hens and Chicks - grown in Farm Toy
Fibrous Begonia - in a container approx. 6"
FLORAL DESIGN, Open to amateurs only, no materials may be purchased:
Prizes: 1st: $15, 2nd: $12, 3rd: $10, others: $0 (10% kept by the fair)
"Fair About Town" - (Themed, All About the Fair)
Accessories allowed, vegetable leaves and edible flowers
Sponsored by Uxbridge Horticultural Society
Cozy Fall Design in a square container
In a square container, your interpretation
Up, Up and Away - A vertical design made with sunflowers, etc.
Hydrangea Madness - Your interpretation