Tuesday, 21 August 2007

Blueskin Garden Club Spring Flower Show

Blueskin Garden Club
SPRING FLOWER SHOW
Saturday and Sunday, 22-23 September 2007
Waitati Hall

Entries accepted at the Hall, Saturday 10:00am-130pm.
Open to the Public Sunday 11am-3.00pm.
Prize Giving at 2.45pm Sunday.
Entries must not be removed prior to 3.00pm but must be removed by 4.00pm.

No charge

Own containers accepted. Some small bottles available
Entrant will be responsible for reclaiming their own containers.
No arranging of exhibits in Hall.

Trophies:
• CHAMPION EXHIBIT
• Champion Bloom
• Family with most points in the show
• Most points in floral design
• Most points in junior section
• Most points in flowering shrub section
• Individual points trophy

Stalls
• DevonshireTea
• Plant Stall
• Raffles

Preschool, Junior & Intermediate
(Entries in the Children's section MUST be the work of the child
named. While Children may enter Adult sections, points gained there
will not be included for the Junior Trophy. The trophy is for points
gained in the Children's section only.)

• Preschool – under 5 years
• Infant – 5 and 6 years
• Junior – 7 and 8 years
• Intermediate – 9 to 14 years

1 Vegetable creation
2 Sand Saucer
3 Animal facemask using a paper plate – any medium
4 Mythical creature facemask using a paper plate– any medium

Saucers may be collected from the library on Friday 21 September only.
Each child who enters and who is present at the prizegiving will be
given a plant. Above entries apply for each age group.

Class A - Daffodils

Daffodil – Trumpet.

1 One stem, petals white trumpet any colour
2 One stem, petals yellow, trumpet any colour

Daffodil – Large Cup (cup more than one third length of petals)

3 One stem, petals & cup yellow
4 One stem, petals yellow, cup any colour
5 One stem, petals & cup white
6 One stem, petals white, cup any colour

Daffodil – Small cup.

7 One stem, petals yellow, cup any colour
8 One stem, petals white, cup any colour

Daffodil – Other varieties

9 One double daffodil – one colour
10 One double daffodil - bicolour
11 One Multi Headed daffodil
12 One any other variety
13 One miniature, any colour
14 3 stems daffodils, any varieties, to be staged in one vase

Class B - Bulbs

1 Hyacinth 1
2 Muscari (matchheads) 6
3 Tulip – single petalled 1
4 Tulip – any other variety 1
5 Anemone mixed 3
6 Ranunculas – any colour 3
7 Freesias mixed colours 3
8 Any other Bulb/Corm flower 1
9 Iris – Dutch, any colour 1
10 Iris – Miniature 1
11 Iris - Bearded, any colour 1
12 Fritillaria – small variety 1
13 Trillium 1

Class C – Cut Flowers

1 Polyanthus– any colour – 1 truss
2 Polyanthus multicoloured – 1 truss
3 Polyanthus 3 colours – 1 truss each colour, one vase
4 Polyanthus 3 multicoloured – 1 truss each colour, one vase
5 Primroses – single one colour, 6 stems
6 Primroses – single mixed, 6 stems
7 Primroses – double one colour, 6 stems
8 Primroses - double Mixed, 6 stems
9 Primula denticulata
10 Pansies – 3 on a saucer – one colour
11 Pansies – 3 on a saucer – any colour
12 Violas, 3 on a saucer – one colour
13 Violas, 3 on a saucer – Mixed colours
14 Violets – mixed, not more than 6 stems
15 Violets - one colour - not more than 6 stems
16 Lavender – any variety, 3 heads
17 Any cut flower not mentioned 1
18 Hellebore – any colour 1

Class D – Flowering Shrubs

1 Rhododendron – one head, large flowering
2 Rhododendron – one head, small flowering
3 Rhododendron – one head, miniature
4 Camellia – Single 1
5 Camellia – Double 1
6 Camellia – Miniature, 1 sprig
7 One branch of Any Other Spring Tree or Blossom
8 One branch Protacea eg Branskia, Protea etc
9 One branch of Any Other Flowering Shrub
10 Any Flowering Climber

Class E – Floral Design:

1 A Cup and Saucer arrangement
2 Petite (over 100mm & less than 230mm)
3 Tribute to the World Cup
4 Unusual Container
5 Weathered.

Class F – For Men:

1 All Wired Up – accessories allowed

Class G – Adult:

1 Vegetable and/or fruit creation

Class H – Adult:

1 Handmade toy
2 Handknitted garment
3 Patchwork item – machined
4 Patchwork item – hand worked
5 Beaded item
6 Embroidered Article

Definition of Flower Types:

All cut flowers – Arrange with face looking at you, use moss or paper
to hold in place. Foliage is acceptable so long as it is off the type
of flower being displayed. Leaves need to be shorter than the bloom.
Display bottles available.
Daffodils – Long Trumpet – the trumpet must be as long or longer than
the petals.
Large Cup – Cup more than one third but less than length of the petals.
Camellia – single – Has only one circle of petals.
Polyanthus – one truss is a cluster of flowers growing from one stem.

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