2019 Perth Fair

Fri Aug 30th - Mon Sept 2nd
174th Anniversary

2019 Flowers

This year's theme is "Crafting 'til the Cows Come Home"

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Please note Rules Governing the Perth Fair. They pertain to all classes. Please read them carefully.

Information: Rhonda Bulloch 613-267-8096

Do not use containers of value. The Perth & District Agricultural Society cannot be responsible for valuable containers.

  • All exhibits should be arranged attractively.
  • Cut flowers are to be shown in long stem and where possible with foliage.
  • For taller stems and larger containers, use of cedar is recommended to hold the stems in place - Note: Cedar used as a filler not to show above container level.
  • Flowers should be as uniform as possible.
  • Make sure to measure the diameter of the blooms and enter the proper size by section.
  • A spray is a portion of plant with a number of flowers.
  • A stem is a plant structure carrying one or more flowers and/or buds.
  • A bloom is an individual flower, one to a stem.
  • If a bud is not opened and not showing any colour, it does not count as a bloom and it is a good idea to remove it.
  • Exhibit(s) must contain the exact number of flowers specified in the section.
  • Do not leave seed heads on the exhibit.
  • Watch for wilted petals.
  • Remove debris from pot.
  • Flowers & plants must be insect & disease free to be eligible for judging.
  • In dahlia classes, green centres should not be showing and the blooms should be approximately 45 degree angle from stem.
  • Ideal gladiolus should be 1/3 open, 1/3 bud and 1/3 green. Please use tall, sturdy container.
  • A snapdragon may have more than one spike, note what is specified for the section.
  • African violets should contain only a single crown, in a pot.
  • In a floral arrangement, the large flowers and strong colours should be at the base.
  • New Exhibitor: The first time exhibitor in homecraft sections with the most points will receive a $20.00 gift certificate donated by Decorating by Design - Perth. Please check New Exhibitor on the entry form.


MOST POINTS FLOWERS

1st - $30.00 Gift Certificate - Perth Farmers Market 

2nd - $20.00 Gift Certificate - Perth Soft Cloth Car Wash



FLOWERS

PRIZE MONEY - 1st $6.00, 2nd $5.00, 3rd $4.00

CLASS 701

  1. Nicotiana - 3 stems
  2. Hosta - one variety - 3 leaves in water
  3. Cosmos - any variety - 3 stems
  4. Dahlias - 3 blooms
  5. Amaranthus - any variety - 3 stems
  6. Phlox - Any vairety - 3 stems not over 18” high
  7. Gladioli - any colour - 3 spikes
  8. Rudbeckia - 5 stems
  9. Pansies - 5 blooms
  10. “WINE & ROSES” - a single rose floating in a wine glass.
  11. Rose - any kind, 1 stem
  12. Snapdragon - any variety or mix - 5 stems
  13. Sweet Peas - any variety - 5 stems
  14. Bachelor's Buttons - any colour/variety – 5 blooms
  15. Zinnias - collection - any variety/colour - 5 stems
  16. Hydrangea - 3 stems in water, leaves and stems showing - not over 20” high
  17. Petunias - single frilled - 3 sprays
  18. Petunias - double frilled - 3 sprays
  19. A container of mixed perennials - 10 stems
  20. A container of mixed annuals - 10 stems
  21. Salvia - any variety - 3 stems
  22. Bouquet of garden “Mums” - 5 stems
  23. Sunflowers - collection - any size/colour 3 stems
  24. Marigold - any variety - 5 blooms
  25. “Tiny Treasures” a miniature arrangement of cut flowers not over 5" in any direction.

PLANTS

Note: Pots not to exceed 10”

  1. Foliage plant potted - as grown in pot.
  2. Begonias - as grown in pot, in bloom.
  3. Hen & Chicken plant - as grown in pot.
  4. Impatiens Plant - as grown in pot.
  5. African Violet - Single - 1 crown in pot.
  6. 1 potted Geranium - in bud/bloom, as grown in pot.
  7. Potted Herb, identified - as grown in pot.
  8. Ivy type plant potted - as grown in pot.
  9. A collection of Cacti or succulent - two or more as grown in pot.


FLOWER SPECIALS

PRIZE MONEY - 1st $10.00, 2nd $9.00, 3rd $8.00

CLASS 701

  1. Cows in the Meadow - An arrangement of colourful materials found along the roadside. Accessories may be used.
  2. Dairy Fairy - A flower garden for a Fairy.  Container (s) not to exceed 18". Accessories may be used.\
  3. Udderly Stunning - A centerpiece of fresh flowers for a dining room able using tints & tones of any ONE COLOUR. Accessories may be used.
  4. "Til the Cows Come Home - An interpretation of the Homecraft theme. Accessories may be used.
  5. Got Milk? - An arrangement in a milk container (glass milk bottle, paper milk carton, etc.). Accessories may be used.
  6. Bovine Beauty - An arrangement of fresh flowers. Accessories may be used.
  7. A-moo-zing - A cheerful arrangement of bright & brilliant annuals and perennials.  Accessories may be used.


JUNIOR SECTION (AGED 15 YEARS AND YOUNGER)

CLASS 701

  1. Got Milk? - An arrangement in a milk container (glass milk bottle, paper milk carton, etc.). Accessories may be used.
    PRIZE MONEY - 1st $10.00, 2nd $8.00, 3rd $6.00 - Sponsored by Rhonda Bulloch

We sincerely appreciate your work and look forward to displaying
your entries in our Homecraft building.