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Dept C
Dept C - 4-H Club
Dept E - Vocational Education
Dept K - Horticulture, Field Crops & Seeds
Dept M - Honey & Molasses
Dept N - Canning
Dept O - Pastries
Dept P - Handwork
Dept R - Adult Crafts
Dept S - Ornamental Horticulture
Dept U - Photography
Dept V - Fine Arts
Dept Y - Junior Crafts
Livestock General Rules and Regulations
Dept D - Chicken Show
Dept F - Junior Sheep & Meat Goat Show
Dept G - Junior Dairy Show
Dept H - Open Dairy Show
Dept I - Junior Beef Show
Dept J - Open Beef Show

Dept S

Department S
Ornamental Horticulture

Chairpersons -Melody Rose, Marsie Nielson

1) Exhibitor expected to know into which class and lot each entry should be made.
2) Entries disqualified for not meeting specifications of lot description.
3) Exhibitor must grow all plants and cut or dried floral material.
4) No artificial flowers or foliage may be used in the show.
5) Correct botanical and generally accepted common names shall accompany plants on a 3 x 5-index card.
6) Picks, cards, and reference books will be available at entry desk.
7) Plants that have won three Blue Ribbons or "Best of Class" at the Greene County Fair sh ould not be entered for judging.
8) Plants should be in clean, appropriate type and size container.
9) Plants should be groomed before entry.
10) Judging of exhibits shall conform to standards of the National Garden Club and American Rose Society. Judging based on the following point scale: Design 30; Scale 30; Color 30; Condition 20; Harmony 30; Distinction 10; Theme 10 for a total of 150 points.

PARTICIPATION AWARD
Each entry into Class 1 (Cut and Dried Floral Design) and Class 2 (Plant Material) will receive 5 points.
Each entry into Class 3-14 (Roses) and Class 16 (Cut Annuals and Perennials) will receive 2 points.
Each 1st Place will receive 3 points.
Each 2nd Place will receive 2 points.
Each 3rd Place will receive 1 point.
Each "Best of Class" will receive 10 points.

Entries deemed unworthy of judging will not receive points toward this award.

Exhibitor with most points will receive $50.
Second place in points will receive $30.
Third place in points will receive $20.

PLANTS AND FLORAL DESIGN
These classes will be received on Saturday, August 5th from 1:00 p.m.- 4:30 p.m. and will be on display the entire week of the fair.
CLASS 1 - Cut & Dried Floral Design
AWARDS: 1st-$5.00; 2nd-$4.00; 3rd-$3.00
Lot 1 - Cut flower arrangement not to exceed 18" in height, length, or width
Lot 2 - Cut flower arrangement greater than 18" in height, length, or width.
Lot 3 - Cut floral arrangement to be exhibited in 8 - 12 oz. Mug, suitable for small table, hospital room, or other small space.
Lot 4 - Dried floral arrangement not to exceed
18" in height, width, or length.
Lot 5 - Dried floral arrangement greater than 18"
in height, length, or width.
Lot.6 - Dried floral arrangement to be exhibited in
8 - 12 oz. Mug, suitable for small table,
hospital room, or other small space
Lot 7 - Wildflowers
Lot 8 - All Green (foliage only)
Lot 9 - White Flowers
Lot 10 - Zinnias
Lot 11 - Sunflowers
Lot 12 - Best of Show - (Rosette and $25.00) sponsored by UT Extension, Greene County
CLASS 2 - Plant Material
AWARDS: 1st-$5.00; 2nd-$4.00; 3rd-$3.00

ANNUALS IN CONTAINER
Lot 101 - Begonia, any other type not listed
Lot 102 - Begonia, Dragon Wing
Lot 103 - Begonia, rex
Lot 104 - Begonia, tuberous
Lot 105 - Begonia, wax leaf
Lot 106 - Caladium
Lot 107 - Coleus
Lot 108 - Dahlia
Lot 109 - Geranium, any other (novelty)
Lot 110 - Geranium, any other color
Lot 111 - Geranium, Ivy Leaf
Lot 112 - Geranium, red
Lot 113 - Geranium, scented
Lot 114 - Hibiscus
Lot 115 - Impatiens, New Guinea, red
Lot 116 - Impatiens, standard, red
Lot 117 - Impatiens, New Guinea, any other color
Lot 118 - Impatiens, standard, any other color
Lot 119 - Impatiens, any other not mentioned
Lot 120 - Lantana
Lot 121 - Marigold
Lot 122 - Petunia
Lot 123 - Vinca
Lot 124 - Zinnia
Lot 125 - Celosia
Lot 126 - Philadendron
Lot 127 - Any other not mentioned

COMBINATION CONTAINERS
Lot 201 - Cactus and/or succulent container garden
Lot 202 - Container garden with plants generally recognized as house plants
Lot 203 - Container garden with plants generally recognized as annuals and/or perennials

HANGING BASKETS
Lot 301 - Blooming
Lot 302 - Chlorophytum (Airplane or Spider Plant)
Lot 303 - Fern, any other fern
Lot 304 - Fern, asparagus types
Lot 305 - Fern, Boston types
Lot 306 - Foliage
Lot 307 - Fushia
Lot 308 - Ivy, Hedera (English)
Lot 309 - Ivy, Plectranthus
Lot 310 - Ivy, Green Swedish
Lot 311 - Philodendron
Lot 312 - Tradescantia, Bridal Veil
Lot 313 - Tradescantia, Bolivian Jew
Lot 314 - Tradescantia, (other Wandering Jew Varieties)
Lot 315 - Any other hanging basket not mentioned

HOUSE PLANTS
AFRICAN VIOLETS
Lot 401 - African Violet, Purple
Lot 402 - African Violet, Any other color
Lot 403 - Any Other

CACTUS & SUCCULENT
Lot 501 - Crassula (Jade)
Lot 502 - Sempervivums (Hen & Chicks) & Sedum
Lot 503 - Cactus, Any other
Lot 504 - Cactus, Christmas or Thanksgiving
Lot 505 - Succulent

FOLIAGE
Lot 601 - Any plant generally recognized as a houseplant, with blooms
Lot 602 - Any plant generally recognized as a houseplant, non-blooming
Lot 603 - Any plant generally recognized as a seasonal plant
Lot 604 - Ivy topiary
Lot 605 - Ivy, English types
Lot 606 - Fern, asparagus types
Lot 607 - Fern, Boston types
Lot 608 - Fern, other types
Lot 609 - Any other foliage plant

HERBS
Lot 701 - One herb in one container
Lot 702 - Herb Garden, Group, 3 or more in a suitable container
Lot 703 - Any herb, standard or topiary
Lot 704 - Group of herbs in containers, one plant per container, maximum 5, minimum 3.
Lot will be judged with consideration given to uniqueness of containers as well as condition of plant material.

MISCELLANEOUS
Lot 801 - Orchid (Must be in bloom.)
Lot 802 - Bromeliad
Lot 803 - Fruited
Lot 804 - Any Other

Lot 805 - Best of Show - (Rosette and $25.00) sponsored by: Secret Garden Landscaping and More

ROSES
These classes will be received on Thursday, August 10th from 8:30 a.m. until 11:30 a.m. and will be on display until the end of the fair.

CLASS 3 - Cycle of Bloom Challenge.
AWARDS: 1st-$3.00; 2nd-$2.00; 3rd-$1.00
Lot 1 - Three Hybrid Tea or Grandiflora blooms of one variety. One at exhibition stage, one at full bloom, and one bud.

CLASS 4 - Three Hybrid Tea or Grandiflora buds
AWARDS: 1st-$3.00; 2nd-$2.00; 3rd-$1.00
Lot 1 - One or more varieties.

CLASS 5 - Hybrid Tea or Grandiflora Bloom at exhibition stage.
AWARDS: 1st-$3.00; 2nd-$2.00; 3rd-$1.00
Lot 1 - White or Near White
Lot 2 - Yellow
Lot 3 - Yellow Blend
Lot 4 - Apricot Blend
Lot 5 - Orange
Lot 6 - Orange Blend
Lot 7 - Orange -Red
Lot 8 - Light Pink
Lot 9 - Medium Pink
Lot 10 - Deep Pink
Lot 11 - Pink Blend
Lot 12 - Medium Red
Lot 13 - Dark Red
Lot 14 - Red Blend
Lot 15 - Mauve or Russet

CLASS 6 - Floribunda
AWARDS: 1st-$3.00; 2nd-$2.00; 3rd-$1.00
Single bloom at exhibition stage.
Lot 1 - White
Lot 2 - Yellow
Lot 3 - Orange
Lot 4 - Pink
Lot 5 - Red
Lot 6 - Mauve or Russet
Lot 7 - Apricot

CLASS 7 - Sprays, Any Color
AWARDS: 1st-$3.00; 2nd-$2.00; 3rd-$1.00
Lot 1 - Hybrid Tea Spray
Lot 2 - Grandiflora Spray
Lot 3 - Floribunda Spray

CLASS 8 - Full Blown, Hybrid Tea or Grandiflora
AWARDS: 1st-$3.00; 2nd-$2.00; 3rd-$1.00
Lot 1 - Any color

CLASS 9 - Polyantha, Shrub, or Old Garden Roses
AWARDS: 1st-$3.00; 2nd-$2.00; 3rd-$1.00
Lot 1 - Any color

CLASS 10 - Climbers
AWARDS: 1st-$3.00; 2nd-$2.00; 3rd-$1.00
Climbing Hybrid Teas must be shown in appropriate Hybrid Tea Class.
Lot 1 - Single Bloom
Lot 2 - Spray

CLASS 11 - Miniature, one stem showing one bloom at exhibition stage
AWARDS: 1st-$3.00; 2nd-$2.00; 3rd-$1.00
Disbudded, at exhibition stage.
Lot 1 - White to Yellow
Lot 2 - Yellow to Apricot Blend
Lot 3 - Orange or Orange Blend
Lot 4 - Pink or Pink Blend
Lot 5 - Red or Red Blend
Lot 6 - Mauve

CLASS 12 - Miniature, one stem showing a spray
AWARDS: 1st-$3.00; 2nd-$2.00; 3rd-$1.00
Lot 1 - White to Yellow
Lot 2 - Yellow to Apricot Blend
Lot 3 - Orange or Orange Blend
Lot 4 - Pink or Pink Blend
Lot 5 - Red or Red Blend
Lot 6 - Mauve



CLASS 13 - Miniature, Full Blown
AWARDS: 1st-$3.00; 2nd-$2.00; 3rd-$1.00
Lot 1 - White, Yellow
Lot 2 - Orange, Apricot
Lot 3 - Red, Pink
Lot 4 - Mauve, Russet

CLASS 14 - Miniature Rose in container, any color
AWARDS: 1st-$3.00; 2nd-$2.00; 3rd-$1.00
Lot 1 - Miniature Rose in container, any color

CLASS 15 - Best of Show - (Rosette and $25.00) sponsored by: Big Spring Master Gardener Association (BSMGA)

CUT FLOWERS
This class will be received on Thursday, August 10th from 8:30 a.m. until 11:30 a.m. and will be on display until the end of the fair. Entries will not be taken after 11:30 a.m. Allow yourself enough time.
1) The Fair will furnish all containers for cut annuals and perennials.
2) Exhibitors expected to know into which class and lot each entry should be made.
3) Entries disqualified for not meeting specifications of lot description.
4) Remove all foliage from stem that will be under water, except where noted.

CLASS 16 - Cut Flowers, Annuals, Perennials & Flowering Shrubs
AWARDS: 1st - $3.00; 2nd - $2.00; 3rd - $1.00
Lot 101 - Althea or Rose of Sharon, Any Color
Lot 102 - Amaranthus, 1 Stalk
Lot 103 - Buddleia or Butterfly Bush, 1 Stem, White or Yellow
Lot 104 - Buddleia or Butterfly Bush, 1 Stem, Blue or Purple
Lot 105 - Buddleia or Butterfly Bush, 1 Stem, Pink or Red
Lot 106 - Buddleia or Butterfly Bush, 1 Stem, Any Other Color
Lot 107 - Celosia, 1 Stem, Any Color
Lot 108 - Canna, Leaf and Bloom Spike, Any Color
Lot 109 - Cleome or Spider Plant, 1 Stem, Any Color
Lot 110 - Crepe Myrtle, 1 Stem, Pink Shades
Lot 111 - Crepe Myrtle, 1 Stem, Red
Lot 112 - Crepe Myrtle, 1 Stem, White
Lot 113 - Crepe Myrtle, 1 Stem, Purple Shades
Lot 114 - Crepe Myrtle, 1 Stem, Any Other Color
Lot 115 - Cosmos, Any Color, 3 Stems

Lot 201 - Dahlia, Large Bloom, 4" and up, 1 Stem, Any Color
Lot 202 - Dahlia, Medium Bloom, 2.5" TO 4", 1 Stem, Any Color
Lot 203 - Dahlia, Small Bloom, Under 2.5", Any Color
Lot 204 - Shasta Daisy, 3 Stems
Lot 205 - Daylily, any color, 1 Stem
Lot 301 - Echinacea or Cone Flower, 3 Stems, Any Color
Lot 302 - Foliage Suitable for Cut Arrangements
Lot 303 - Gladiola, Any Color, 1 Stem
Lot 304 - Gladiola, Pink to Red Shades, 1 Stem
Lot 305 - Gladiola, White to Yellow Shades, 1 Stem
Lot 306 - Garden Phlox, White, 1 Stem
Lot 307 - Garden Phlox, Pink to Red, 1 Stem
Lot 308 - Garden Phlox, Blue to Purple, 1 Stem
Lot 309 - Garden Phlox, Any Other Color, 1 Stem
Lot 310 - Grass, Ornamental, 1 Stem

Lot 401 - Hydrangea, Any other color, 1 Stem
Lot 402 - Hydrangea, White Shades, 1 Stem
Lot 403 - Hydrangea, Pink Shades, 1 Stem
Lot 404 - Hydrangea, Blue Shades, 1 Stem
Lot 405 - Hollyhock, Any Color, 1 Stem
Lot 406 - Hibiscus, Any Color, 1 Bloom
Lot 407 - Hosta, 1 Leaf and Bloom Spike
Lot 408 - Lavander, Any Color, 3 Stems
Lot 409 - Lily, Any Other, 1 Stem, Any Color
Lot 410 - Liriopie or Monkey Grass, 3 Stems, 1 Leaf

All Marigolds Must Have One Set of Leaves and Stem Must Be 6" Long To Be Judged.
Lot 500 - Marigold, Large Bloom, 4" and up
Lot 501 - Marigold, Medium Large Bloom, 3-4"
Lot 502 - Marigold, Medium Bloom, 2-3"
Lot 503 - Marigold, Small Bloom 1-2"
Lot 504 - Marigold, Miniature, up to 1"
Lot 505 - Mum, One Spray

Lot 601 - Pervoskia or Russian Sage, 1 Stem
Lot 602 - Petunia, 1 Stem, Red or Pink Shades
Lot 603 - Petunia, 1 Stem, Blue or Purple Shades
Lot 604 - Petunia, 1 Stem White to Yellow Shades
Lot 605 - Petunia, 1 Stem, Any Other Color
Lot 607 - Queen Anne's Lace, 1 Stem
Lot 700 - Rudbeckia, Black-Eyed Susan, 3 Stems, Any Color
Lot 701 - Rudbeckia, Any Other, 3 Stems, Any Color
Lot 702 - Salvia, Red, 3 Stems
Lot 703 - Salvia, Blue, 3 Stems
Lot 704 - Salvia, Any Other Color, 3 Stems
Lot 705 - Sunflower, Under 4" Diameter
Lot 706 - Sunflower, 4" - 8" Dia., Any Color 8" Dia. Max
Lot 707 - Sunflower, 8" - 12" Dia, Any Color, 12" Dia. Max
Lot 708 - Snapdragon, 1 Stem, Any Color
Lot 709 - Sweet Pea, 3 Stems, Any Color
Lot 710 - Tuberose, 1 Stem
Lot 711 - Yarrow, Any Color, 1 Stem

Lot 800 - Zinnia, 4" Bloom & up, Any Color, 1 Stem
Lot 801 - Zinnia, 3 1/2" - 4" Bloom, Any Color, 1 Stem
Lot 802 - Zinnia, 3" -3 1/2" Bloom, Any Color, 1 Stem
Lot 803 - Zinnia, 2 1/2" - 3" Bloom, Any Color, 1 Stem
Lot 804 - Zinnia, 2" - 2 1/2" Bloom, Any Color, 1 Stem
Lot 805 - Zinnia 1 1/2" - 2" Bloom, Any Color, 1 Stem
Lot 806 - Zinnia 1" - 1 1/2" Bloom, Any Color, 1 Stem

Lot 807 - Zinnia Up to 1" Bloom, Any Color, 1 Stem
Lot 901 - Berried Shrub, 1 Stem
Lot 902 - Fruited Shrub, 1 Stem
Lot 903 - Blooming Shrub, 1 Stem
Lot 904 - Any Other Annual
Lot 905 - Any Other Perennial
Lot 906 - Any Other, Suitable for Drying
Lot 907 - Any Other Wildflower
Lot 908 - Group of 6

Lot 909 - Best of Show - (Rosette and $25.00) sponsored by: Summerfield Farm

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