SUPERINTENDENTS:    Susie Dvorak 815-291-0523     Marietta Guenther 815-233-9980     Linda Ditsworth

  • 1. All entries must comply with the Home Economics Rules and Regulations.
  • 2. No Professional Florist or person engaged in growing flowers for profit is eligible to compete for premiums in this department.
  • 3. All of the arrangements must be the work of the exhibitor, and must have produced the flowers unless stated in class description.
  • 4. All labels should be removed from bottles and for the quality and longer life of the flower, we prefer that all foliage under water level be trimmed off.
  • 5. Flowers will be judged, not the container, unless otherwise stated.
  • 6. Arrangements or plants must be able to fit on display shelves

ARRANGEMENTS OF GARDEN FLOWERS OR
FRESH PLANT MATERIALS

Judged on condition of materials, color, proportion and balance, harmony and container.

ARRANGEMENTS OF GARDEN FLOWERS OR
FRESH PLANT MATERIALS

PREMIUMS: $5-4-3-2

Judged on condition of materials, color, proportion and         balance, harmony and container.

  • L1001 – Dining Table – sit-down dinner
  • L1002 – Flowers & Candles
  • L1003 – Summer Flowers – Straw basket
  • L1004 – Suitable for Kitchen
  • L1005 – Patio or Porch
  • L1006 – Holiday Table – accessories permitted
  • L1007 – All White – including container, greenery permitted
  • L1008 – All Yellow – metal container greenery permitted
  • L1009 – Arrangement in figurine
  • L1010 – A Little Bit Of Heaven – container for an infant.
  • L1011 – An Apple for the Teacher – for your favorite teacher   featuring the apple. All items should be anchored to   the unit.
  • L1012 – Northwoods Themed Arrangement
  • L1013 – “Totally Gorgeous” – Arrangement in a dried gourd

BEST SPECIMENS
PREMIUMS: $2.50-2.00-1.50-1.00
Each entry is one (1) flower on each three (3) stems, judged on quality, condition of blooms, foliage and stem.

L1018 – Zinnia – Cactus or Dahlia
L1019 – Zinnia – Button type
L1020 – Dahlia – Pompon/Small Decorative
L1021 – Dahlia – Large Decorative/Cactus-type
L1022 – Asters
L1023 – Chrysanthemum
L1024 – Marigold
L1025 – Marigold – Dwarf type
L1026 – Hybrid Tea Roses
L1027 – Snapdragons
L1028 – Sweet Peas
L1029 – Celosia
L1030 – Cockscomb
L1031 – Pansies
L1032 – Nasturtiums
L1033 – Petunias – Single
L1034 – Petunias – Double
L1035 – Daisies

GLADIOLUS SHOW
PREMIUMS: $2.50-2.00-1.50-1.00
L1040 – Best single spike – any color
L1041 – Spike w/ largest florets
L1042 – Best three (3) spikes – any one (1) variety

GLADIOLUS SHOW BASKET
PREMIUMS: $3.25-2.25-1.25-1.00
L1047 – Basket – mixed varieties; not less than ten (10) spikes

PERENNIALS
PREMIUMS: $2.50-2.00-1.50-1.00
Each entry is one (1) stem of flowers. Judged on quality, condition of bloom, or foliage & stem.

PERENNIALS (Cont.)
L1052 – Day Lily
L1053 – Lily
L1054 – Hosta Leaf – No larger than 6”
L1055 – Hosta Leaf – 6” and taller
L1056 – Hosta Leaf with flower*
L1057 – Cone Flowers
L1058 – Hollyhock

NOVELTY ARRANGEMENTS
PERMANENT AND/OR DRIED FLOWERS
PREMIUMS: $5-4-3-2
L1063 – Antique – container itself or may be used as an accessory
L1064 – Holiday – with accessories
L1065 – My Favorite – with or without accessories
L1066 – Dried Material
L1067 – Driftwood; featuring wood – use some form of wood
L1068 – Flowers to Wear – Corsage & Boutonniere combination

HOUSE PLANTS
PREMIUMS: $3.50-2.50-1.50-1.00
NOTE: Judged on size, shape, health, vigor and quality.
L1073 – Philodendron and/or Pothos
L1074 – Coleus
L1075 – Ivy
L1076 – Swedish Ivy
L1077 – Baby Tears
L1078 – Cactus – any variety
L1079 – Succulents – any variety*
L1080 – Favorite Plant
L1081 – Unusual Foliage Plant – must identify
L1082 – Mixed Houseplant Planter

BLOOMING PLANTS
PREMIUMS: $3.25-2.25-1.25-1.00
L1087 – Begonias – Fibrous or Tuberous
L1088 – Citrus Fruit Trees – with fruit
L1089 – African Violet
L1090 – Geranium
L1091 – Impatiens
L1092 – Unusual Blooming Plant – must identify

SPECIAL EXHIBITS
PREMIUMS: $3.75-2.75-1.75-1.00
L1097 – Terrarium – must be covered. Judged for artistic viewing. Plants may be purchased. Exhibitor must arrange.
L1098 – Hanging Pot – using fresh plant(s). Must bring own
hanging clips.

PREMIUMS: $5-4-3-2
L1099 – Window Box – no larger than 25”W X 11”D (must fit shelf)
L1100 – “Hit the Road” – fresh cut wayside materials
L1101 – Mixed Outdoor planter
L1102 – Fairy Gardens – no larger than 25”W X 11”D (must fit shelf)*