Flower Show

1. “The Pumpkin Patch” – use some orange
2. “From Our Garden” – use fruits or vegetables
3. “Take A Chance & Spin” – designer’s choice
4. “The Grand Parade” – horizontal design
5. “A Flower Show” – use home grown flowers

6. “Our 4-H Clubs” – a small design

  • a. “Health” – Not over 3″
  • b. “Heart” – Not over 5″
  • c. “Hands” – Not over 8″
7. “Lush Harvest Home Park” – all green
8. “Equestrians” – all dried
9. “Fishing Around” – water showing
10. “Blooming Art” – colorful
Premiums: 1st – $5.00, 2nd – $4.00, 3rd – $3.00
THEME: “The Tradition Lives On”
“Ferris Wheel” – A tall creative design. Pedestal is approximately 16″ to 18″ in diameter and is 42″ high.
“Honoring Kiwanis” – a traditional design staged on an 18″ Formica round furnished by the committee.
Low Table:
“Picnic In The Park” – one place setting, no flatware. Staging is approximately 28″ wide, 32″ deep and 19″ high. Need not be functional.

Entry: 8:30 to 10:30 a.m.
Judging: 11:00 a.m.

Junior Horticulture

Ages eligible up to 17 years:
1. Annual, 1 cut stem – Planted and grown by exhibitor
2. Perennial, 1 cut stem – Planted and grown by exhibitor
3. Collection of annuals – 3 to 5 stems
4. Small plant in a 4″ pot – Grown by exhibitor
5. Small plant started from seed – In a pot not over 4″ in diameter
Premiums: 1st – $3.00, 2nd – $2.00, 3rd – $1.00

Junior Design

Theme: “The Tradition Lives On”
Ages 8 and under:
1. “Train Rides” – Use a toy
Ages 9 – 12 years:
2. “Parade” – colorful design
Ages 13 – 17 years:
3. “Games Of Chance” – designer’s choice
Premiums: 1st – $3.00, 2nd – $2.00, 3rd – $1.00
1. ROSE, Hybrid Tea – 1 bloom, disbudded
a. White or near white
b. Yellow – Yellow blend
c. Orange – Orange blend
d. Pink – Pink blend
e. Red – Red blend
f. Any other color or blend
g. Collection (see rule #5)
2. ROSE, Grandiflora
a. 1 bloom, disbudded
b. 1 spray
3. ROSE, Floriblunda or Polyantha, 1 spray
4. ROSE, Climber
5. ROSE, Miniature
a. 1 bloom, disbudded
b. 1 spray
6. ROSE, Shrub
7. IMPATIENS– 1 Spray
a. Crested cockscomb
b. Plume type cockscomb
c. Collection (see rule #5)
a. Single stem, disbudded
b. Spray
a. Predominantely red
b. Predominately green
c. Predominately yellow
d. Other
e. Collection (see rule #5)
11. DAHLIA – 1 bloom, disbudded
a. Up to 2″
b. From 2″ up to 4″
c. From 4″ up to 6″
d. From 6″ up to 8″
e. Over 8″
f. Collection (see rule #5)
12. HOSTA FOLIAGE – mature leaf measured from base to tip X width at widest part
a. Dwarf – less than 2 sq. inches
b. Miniature – 2 to less than 6 sq. inches
c. Small – 6 to less than 30 sq. inches
d. Medium – 30 to less than 64 sq. inches
e. Large – 64 to less than 120 sq. inches
f. Giant – 120 sq. inches or greater
g. Collection (see rule #5)
13. MARIGOLD – Tall carnation type, 1 bloom, disbudded with foliage
a. Yellow
b. Orange
c. Any other color
14. MARIGOLD – double French type, 1 spray
a. Yellow
b. Orange
c. Blend
d. Any other color
a. Single Petaled French type, 1 spray
b. Any other type not listed
c. Collection of Marigolds (see rule #5)
16. ZINNIA – 1 bloom, disbudded, over 3″
a. Red/Pink
b. Yellow/Orange
c. White/Other
17. ZINNIA – 1 bloom, disbudded, from 2″ up to 3″
a. Red/Pink
b. Yellow/Orange
c. White/Other
18. ZINNIA – up to 2″
a. 1 bloom, disbudded
b. 1 spray
19. ANNUAL FLOWERnot listed
a. Solitary form – one flower with foliage
b. Spike form
c. Spray form
d. Any other
20. ANNUAL COLLECTION – 1 stem each of 5 different annual flowers (see rule #5)
21. PERENNIAL FLOWERnot listed
a. Solitary form – one flower with foliage
b. Spike form
c. Spray form
d. Any other
22. PERENNIAL COLLECTION – 1 stem each of 5 different perennial flowers (See rule #5)
23. CUT BRANCH – not over 20″
a. Berried
b. Flowering
c. Needled
d. Any other
24. VINES – not over 20″
a. Clematis
b. Ivy
c. Any other flowering vine
d. Any other berried vine
e. Any other foliage vine
25. HERB COLLECTION (see rule #5)
a. Culinary collection
b. Fragrant collection
c. Decorative collection
d. Medicinal collection
26. FOLIAGE – not listed
a. Fern
b. Caladium
c. Ground cover
d. Any other foliage not listed
e. Collection (see rule #5)
27. HOUSE PLANT – pot size 8″ or less
a. Flowering
b. Grown for foliage
c. Cactus or succulent
Premiums: 1st – $3.00, 2nd – $2.00, 3rd – $1.00

Flower Show Rules and Instructions

This is a major Flower Show judged by National Garden Clubs standards, and planned by members of Cincinnati District of G.C.O., Inc.

All horticulture must have been grown by exhibitor. Material used in designs need not be grown by exhibitor and must be identified on a card provided by the exhibitor. Designs should not measure over 24″ wide and horticulture’s maximum length is 20″.
Entry tags must be completely filled out.
Specimens shall be exhibited in clear glass bottles with no printing furnished by exhibitorand large enough to support the material. No foliage should be below the water line.
A collection is 1 stem each of 5 different specimens correctly named in 5 separate containers with 1 entry tag.
Do not oil or treat foliage specimens. No painted or dyed live material is permitted.
The Fair Committee will not be responsible for loss or damage to containers.
Exhibitor may make more than 1 entry per horticulture class if each is different variety, cultivar, type or color.
Cut specimens and house plants must have been in the possession of exhibitor at least 3 months.
All exhibits for the Flower Show (except Junior Class) must be placed from 8:00 to 10:45 a.m., Friday. Judging will begin at 12:30 p.m.

Exhibits may be removed Sunday for one hour after close of fair, or Monday 8:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. with your claim check.
No exhibits may be removed before above stated time.

Flower Show Committee

Harvest Home Fair Assoc. Chair
Melva Gweyn, CWKC

Design Chair
Jeri Timon
Judges Study Class

Horticulture Chair
Nancy Fenton
Western Hills Garden Club

Garden Club Invitational Chair
Donna Cefalu
Monfort Heights Garden Club

Junior Chair
Mary Anna Taylor
Western Hills Garden Club

Registration Chair
Kathy Labmeier
Mack Gardens

Judges Luncheon Chairman:
Rita Wall, Western Hills Garden Club

Holscher Hackman Garden Center
6088 Harrison Avenue