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Paynesville Press - July 20, 2005

50th annual GUM Flower Show categories

The 50th annual GUM Flower Show will be held on Saturday, Aug. 6, from 1-6 p.m. and on Sunday, Aug. 7, from 8-11 a.m.

The flower show - with free admission - is sponsored by the Women of Grace United Methodist Church and by the Paynesville Area Garden Club. It is held in the fellowship hall at Grace United Methodist.

This year, the flower show is celebrating its 50th year with the theme "Down Memory Lane." The purpose is to display God's beautiful flowers.

*Flowers and plants must be grown by the exhibitor, except for artistic arrangements.

*Exhibitors may make as many arrangements as desired but only one entry per number, except in classes with more than one color or variety of species.

*Flowers should be left on display until Sunday at 11 a.m. and then picked up promptly.

*Figurines and accessories may be used in arrangements.

*Children under 14 may enter in the children's class only.

*Flower arrangers who have been first prize winners in three previous shows or frequent winners at fairs or other shows shall be called advanced amateurs and shall be judged separately.

*Entries will be accepted on Saturday between 8-11 a.m.

Artistic Arrangements
Arrangements for adults are:
*Patchwork Quilt - Mixed arrangement.
*The Old Swimming Hole - Water emphasis.
*The Little White Church - All white.
*Afternoon in the Attic - Old containers or antique accessories.
*Harvest Time - Dried arrangement or wild flowers.
*I Dare You - Your own interpretation - Enter if you've never won a ribbon.
*Buttons and Bows - (a) Mini: No larger than three inches in any direction; (b) Maxi: No larger than six inches.

Arrangements for children are:
*Grandma's Garden - Mixed arrangement.
*Little Red Schoolhouse - Can use school accessories.

Horticultural Exhibits
Horticultural exhibits (containers will be provided) require three stems, same variety and color, except as noted:

103-Bachelor buttons
104-Bells of Ireland (one stem)
107-Celosia: feather or cockscomb
108-Cleome (one stem): pink, purple, or white
111-Lisianthus: pink, purple, or white
112-Marigolds (large, over two inches): yellow, orange, bronze, or bi-color
113-Marigolds (small, under two inches): yellow, orange, ruffled or bi-color
116-Petunias, single (three stems): plain colors, star design (any color), ruffled, or bi-color
117-Petunias (double, one stem)
118-Phlox (three stems)
120-Salvia: red, peach, or purple
121-Snapdragons: miniature or regular
122-Sweet Peas (three stems)
124-Zinnias (may be different colors): large, medium, miniature, or cactus
125-Impatiens: single or double
126-Baby's Breath
128-Straw flowers or Statice
129-Any annual not listed

One flower of each, except as noted:

202-Asiatic and Oriental Lilies
204-Baby's Breath
206-Balloon Flower
208-Bee Balm (Monarda)
210-Begonia Tuberous
212-Blanket Flower (Gaillardia) (three flowers)
214-Calla Lily
216-Canna Lily
220-Dahlia, pom pom (under two inches)
221-Dahlia, ball (over two inches)
222-Dahlia, cactus (under 6 inches)
223-Dahlia, cactus (over 6 inches)
224-Dahlia, other
228-Daisy, Gloriosa (three flowers)
230-Daisy, Shasta (three flowers)
232-Daisy, other (three flowers)
234-Day Lily, yellow
235-Day Lily, pink and red
236-Day Lily, orange
237-Day Lily, other
240-Gladiolus (miniature), white
241-Gladiolus (miniature), yellow
242-Gladiolus (miniature), orange
243-Gladiolus (miniature), pink
244-Gladiolus (miniature), red
245-Gladiolus (miniature), purple
246-Gladiolus (miniature), bi-color
247-Gladiolus (miniature), other
250-Gladiolus, white
251-Gladiolus, yellow
252a-Gladiolus, orange
252b-Gladiolus, pink
253-Gladiolus, red
254-Gladiolus, purple
255-Gladiolus, bi-color
256-Gladiolus, other
270-Roses Floribunda
274-Roses Tea
278-Roses Shrub
280-Tiger Lily
290-Any other perennial not listed

House Plants
301-African Violets (single)
302-African Violets (double)
303-Flowering plants
304-Foliage plants
305-Cactus or succulents
306-Any other plant

Fruits, Vegetables, & Herbs
701-Apple (three specimens)
702-Crabapple (six specimens)
703-Raspberry (six berries)
704-Strawberry (six berries)
705-Any other edible fruit (three specimens or one large specimen)

801-Bean (five pods)
802-Beet (three specimens)
803-Cabbage (one head)
804-Carrot (three specimens)
805-Corn (three ears)
806-Cucumber (three specimens)
807-Garlic (three specimens)
808-Kohlrabi (two specimens)
809-Onion (three specimens)
810-Pepper (three specimens): Either (a) sweet bell or (b) any other
811-Potato (three specimens)
812-Pumpkin (one specimen)
813-Squash (a) summer (three specimens); or (b) winter (one specimen)
814-Tomato (a) standard (three specimens); (b) paste (three specimens); or (c) small fruited (six specimens)
815-Any other edible vegetable (three specimens or one large specimen)

901‹Basil (one stem)
902-Chives (five leaves)
903-Dill (one spray)
904-Mint (one stem)
905-Parsley (three sprigs)
906-Rosemary (one stem)
907-Sage (one stem)
908-Scented Geranium
909-Thyme (three stems)
910-Any other herb (suitable specimen)

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