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Paynesville Press - July 28, 2004

44th Annual Flower Show Categories

The 44th annual flower show, sponsored by the Women of Grace United Methodist Church and by the Paynesville Area Garden Club, is scheduled for Saturday, Aug. 7 and Sunday, Aug. 8.

The flower show is held in the fellowship hall at Grace United Methodist. New this year at the show are categories for fruits, vegetables, and herbs.

*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: *For Dad's Desk - Desk accessories can be used.

*In a Tea Cup.

*In a Container from Grandma's Attic.

*Picnic Table - May include vegetables.

*Bride's Arrangement - All white.

*Dried Arrangement - With fruits and/or vegetables.

*Fields and Woods - Wild flowers and foliage.

*Tiny Treasures - (a) Mini - No larger than three inches in any direction; (b) Maxi - No larger than six inches.

Arrangements for children are: *In a Tea Cup.

*School Days - Can use school accessories.

*Picnic Table - May include vegetables.

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 114-Nasturtiums


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 stems)

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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