Noanett Garden Club
 

Autumn's Wealth

Schedule
Noanett's Fall Horticulture Show


AUTUMN’S WEALTH

TAYLOR BOWL

SCHEDULE

 

CUT SPECIMENS (CLASSES 1-61)

 

                   Vegetables

                         It is not necessary to write the botanical names of vegetables and/or                           fruits on the entry card. Common names are sufficient.

                          1. Bush Beans, 5 pods

                          2. Pole Beans, 5 pods

                          3. Beets, 1, trimmed to 1” tops

                          4. Brussels Sprouts, 5

                          5. Cabbage, 1

                          6. Carrots, 3, tops trimmed to 1”

                          7. Cucumbers, 2

                          8. Eggplant, 1 with stem

                          9. Kale, 1 specimen

                          10. Onions, 3 with stems

                          11. Peppers, 3 with stem

                          12. Summer Squash, 2 with 1” stem

                          13. Winter Squash, 1 with stem

                          14. Large Plum Tomatoes, 3 with stems

                          15. Large Tomatoes other than Plum, 3 with stems             

                          16. Small Tomatoes, 5 with no stems

                          17. Corn, 1 ear, shucked

                          18. Other

 

                     Fruit

                          It is not necessary to write the botanical names of vegetables and/or                                       fruits on the entry card. Common names are sufficient.

                          19. Apple, 1

                          20. Grapes, 1 bunch

                          21. Melon, 1

                          22. Fruit, displayed with an example of its use

                          23. Other, 1 example

 

                    Perennials (non-natives)

                          One stem, spike or spray not to exceed 24” in length. Any foliage must be                              attached to the stem.

                          24. Anemone

                          25. Chrysanthemum

                          26. Sedum

                          27. Other

 

                    Grasses

                    Three flowering stems, not to exceed 30” in length. Any foliage must be attached to the stem.

                          28. Native Grasses, 3 stems

                          29. Other Grasses, 3 stems

 

                  Native Wildflowers in Bloom

                        One stem, spike or spray not to exceed 24” in length. Any foliage must be                              attached to the stem. Must be grown on the exhibitor’s property naturally, or                      purchase from a reputable nursery or propagator who certified that they were              propagated.

                       30. Symphyotrichum, Aster

                       31. Other

                             

                   Annuals and Tender Perennials

                        One blooming stem, spike or spray stem not to exceed 30”. Any foliage must                       be attached to the stem.

                          32. Cosmos

                          33. Petunia

                          34. Salvia

                          35. Tagetes (Marigold), Large

                          36. Tagetes (Marigold), Small

                          37. Zinnia, Large

                          38. Zinnia, Small

                          39. Other

                          40. Sunflower Challenge. Helianthus annuus ‘Firecracker’ grown from seed by exhibitor. One blooming stem not to exceed 30”. Propagation information required.

 

                   

                   Bulbs, Corms, Tubers, Rhizomes

                            One stem, spike or spray, unless otherwise noted. Not to exceed 24” in                                 length. Any foliage must be attached to the stem.

                            41. Begonia, tuberous rooted

                            42. Dahlia, Large form 6” or more

                            43. Dahlia, Small form less than 6”

                            44. Lilium (True Lilies)

                            45. Other

 

                            Roses

                          One blooming stem. Must be exhibited with at least one attached leaf                  

                         containing five leaflets.                                                                                                                 46. Floribunda

                            47. Hybrid Tea, stem must be at least 16”

                            48. Grandiflora

                            49. Shrub

                            50. Other

     

                            Woody Plants in Bloom

                     One blooming stem or branch, not to exceed 30” in length. Any foliage must be attached to the stem.

                            51. Flowering vines

                            52. Hibiscus syriacus (Rose of Sharon)

                            53. Hydrangea

                            54. Buddleia

                            55. Other  

 

                     Woody Plants in Fruit         

                            One fruited stem or branch, not to exceed 30” in length. Any foliage must be attached to the stem.

                            56. Malus (Crabapple/Apple)

                            57. Ilex (Holly)

                            58. Cornus (Dogwood)

                            59. Callicarpa (Beautyberry)

                            60. Other

 

                     Woody Plants Exhibiting Fall Color

                            61. One stem or branch exhibiting fall color, not to exceed 30” in length. 

                            Foliage must be attached to the stem.

 

CONTAINER-GROWN PLANTS (CLASSES 62-66)

                       

                        62. Plant Grown Primarily for Foliage. Container not to exceed 12” in                              

                       any dimension. Container may include more than one plant of the same species or                  cultivar.

 

                        63. Plant Grown Primarily for Flowers. Must be in bloom. Container not                                      to exceed 12” in any dimension. Container may include more than one plant of the                     same species or cultivar.

 

                        64. Succulent.  Container not to exceed 12” in any dimension. Container may                            include more than one plant of the same species or cultivar.

 

                        65. Succulent Container Garden. Collection of at least 3 varieties of succulents                                    grown in a container of the exhibitor’s choice. Container not to exceed 24” in any  

                        dimension. Key card required. Scale of Points:            cultural perfection 40%, scale,                             balance and design 35%, suitability and compatibility of plant material 15%, suitable                 key card 10%.

                       

                        66. Container Garden. Mixed container of at least 3 different species or cultivars.                       Grown in a container of the exhibitor’s choice. Container not to exceed 24 “in any                         dimension. Key card required. Scale of Points:            cultural perfection 40%, scale,                           balance and design 35%, suitability and compatibility of plant material 15%, suitable               key card 10%.

 

 

SPECIAL CLASSES (CLASSES 67-70)

 

                        67. Herbal Arrangement. Cut herbs from the exhibitor’s garden arranged in a                            container of the exhibitor’s choice. The arrangement may not exceed 16” in any                          dimension. Must have a minimum of 5 different species or cultivars. Key card                                required. Scale of Points: 60% horticultural merit, 40% design.

                       

                        68. Herb and an Example of Its Use. A cut specimen, not to exceed 24”, of an                             herb grown by the exhibitor along with an example of its use made by the exhibitor.                     4” x 6” card explaining the use of the herb, such as a recipe or directions for its use,                      must accompany the exhibit.

 

                        69. Autumn’s Wealth Vegetable Collection. Vegetables and/or fruits grown by the                    exhibitor and arranged artistically in a basket of the exhibitor’s choice. Basket not to                        exceed 24” in any dimension. Key card required. Scale of Points: condition 30%,                                 variety in kinds shown 30%, staging and arrangement 30%, suitable key card 10%.

 

                        70.  Challenge Propagation Class. Capsicum annuum ‘Numex                                                      Twilight’, Ornamental Pepper, grown from seed. Container may include more than              one plant. Propagation information required.

 

 

PAR CLASS (CLASS 71)

 

                       71. Par. An exhibit of exceptional horticultural merit, which does not qualify                                  for entry elsewhere in the Horticulture Division.  Entries in the Par                                                                                                                                    classes must have been owned and grown by the exhibitor for a                                                                                                                                     minimum of one       year. Cut specimens or hanging baskets are not                                                                                                                 permitted. Containers may not exceed 12” diameter/diagonal.