Come Join Us For Our Fair Days: July 31 through August 4th, 2024

FLORICULTURE - DEPARTMENT #11


Entries accepted on Wednesday July 31st – 8:30am to 11:00am
Superintendent: Jessica Winslow, 227-2651

DIVISION 01.0 CONTAINER - GROWN PLANTS

All plants must be free of disease or insects. Plants grown in a commercial environment must be entered in that class only. (Article 033)

ARTICLE

1st

2nd

3rd

001-026, 031-033

$6.00

$5.00

$4.00

001 African Violet

002 African Violet Collection - (4 or more varieties)

003 Begonia (fibrous)

004 Begonia (tuberous)

005 Cactus

006 Cactus collection - (4 or more varieties)

007 Coleus

008 Cyclamen

009 Boston Fern

010 Fuschia

011 Flowering Maple

012 Geranium

013 Gloxinia

014 Potted Plant Collection -

015 Hoya exhibitor

016 Any other annual

017 Any other perennial

018 Impatients

019 English Ivy

020 Swedish Ivy

021 Any Other Ivy

022 Nephthytis Arrowhead 023 Pathos

024 Peace Lily

025 Philodendrum

026 Prayer

027 Shamrock

028 Spider

031 Wandering Jew

032 Any other houseplant

033 Plants grown by a commercial grower/

034 Succulent

035 Aloe

036 Best of Show *Cannot be entered/judges award

ARTICLE

1st

2nd

3rd

029 Window boxes - (minimum of 3 varieties)

$7.00

$6.00

$5.00

030 Hanging baskets (minimum of 3 varieties)

$7.00

$6.00

$5.00

034 Overall best entry in Div. 1

$9.00

DIVISION 02.0 CUT GARDEN FLOWERS

Two to four cut specimens of one variety to be judged on perfection of bloom and foliage. Plant material to be placed in a clean bottle (with labels removed). Flowers will be judged on quality not quantity. Cut specimens will last longer if you cut stem on slant early morning or late evening and immerse in tepid water. Place in dark overnight or several hours. Specimen should not have foliage below the water line. To maintain fresh displays, Division II displays may be removed at the discretion of the Floriculture Committee. Only one entry per article per exhibitor permitted.

ARTICLE

1st

2nd

3rd

001-043

$4.00

$3.00

$2.00

001 Bachelor Button

003 Carnation or pinks

004 Cosmos

005 Dahlia (large)

006 Dahlia (small)

007 Daisy (perennial)

008 Delphinium

010 Gaillardia

011 Gladiolus

012 Hollyhock

013 Hydrangea

014 Larkspur

015 Lillium (Asiatic, Oriental, Trumpet)

016 Lobelia

017 Marigold (large) 018 Marigold (small) 019 Monkshood 020 Nasturtium

021 Pansy

022 Petunia (single)

023 Petunia (double)

024 Poppy

025 Rose (tea)

026 Rose (Floribunda)

027 Snapdragon

028 Viola

029 Zinnia (small)

030 Zinnia (standard)

031 Day Lilies

032 Rudbeckia

033 Clematis

034 Coreopsis

035 Lemon Puff

036 Astilbe

037 Allium

038 Phlox

039 Sunflower (large)

040 Sunflower (small)

041 Plants grown by a commercial grower/exhibitor

042 Any other perennial (4 varieties)

DIVISION 03.0 ARRANGEMENTS

ARTICLE

1st

2nd

3rd

001-009

$4.00

$3.00

$2.00

001 Children – garden flowers

002 Children – wildflowers

003 Children – not to exceed 6”

004 Adult – dried plant flower materials

005 Adult – cultivated flowers

006 Adult – wildflowers

007 Using weathered wood

008 Using a “Harvest” theme

009 Arrangement by a florist

ARTICLE

1st

2nd

3rd

010 Garden Club Display

$16.00

$11.00

$6.00

011 Overall best, Div. 3 Adult

$9.00

012 Overall best, Div. 3 Children

$9.00

DIVISION 04.0 WREATHS

Wreaths may be single or double face, on 12” rings. All wreaths shall be made of natural materials & undecorated.

ARTICLE

1st

2nd

3rd

001 Wreaths Evergreen

$9.00

$6.00

$4.00

002 Wreaths-other natural materials

$9.00

$6.00

$4.00

003 Overall best

$9.00

ARTICLE

1st

2nd

3rd

021 Overall best, Div. 5.0

$6.00

001-020

$4.00

$3.00

$2.00

001 Basil

002 Calendula

003 Comfrey

004 Dill

005 Echinacea (Coneflower)

006 Feverfew

007 Foxglove

008 Lemon Balm

009 Mint

010 Monarda

011 Oregano

012 Parsley

013 Rosemary

014 Sage

015 Thyme

016 Any Other Herb 017 Tarragon

018 Lavender

019 Marjoram

020 Chive

021 Best of Show *Cannot be entered/awarded by judges

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EXHIBITION HALL CONTEST RULES:

1. Articles that have been displayed at the Northern Maine Agricultural Fair cannot be displayed again.
2. Any article considered unworthy in any class where there is no competition, will not be awarded a premium. 
3. All articles must be made by the Exhibitor under whose name they are exhibited. Goods must be new and well 
    laundered. Articles should have been finished within the year that they are exhibited.
4. Best of Show cannot be entered as this prize is determined by judge.  
5. In case of a dispute or misunderstanding, in any class of Needlework, the decisions of the Judges and/or 
    Superintendent, will be considered fair, impartial, and final and all items are entered under these conditions.
6. Enter through the Judd Street Gate for easy access to the Ag Exhibition Building. 
7. Federal law requires that we report to the Internal Revenue Service prizes, awards or premiums paid to any individual or partnership if the amount paid aggregate $600.00 or more. We are also required to provide the Federal Identification (E.I.) number or Social Security number. If we are not furnished the (E.I.) or Social Security number or are furnished an incorrect number we must withhold 20% of the amount to be paid. Accordingly, it is most important that all persons furnish us with their numbers, if exhibiting or participating in fair activities where premiums or prizes may be awarded.


EXHIBITION HALL DROP-OFF INSTRUCTIONS: 

Please enter through the Judge Street Gate for easy access to the Agriculture Exhibition Hall.

EXHIBITION HALL PICK-UP INSTRUCTIONS:

USE STATE STREET GATE for easy access to the Agriculture Exhibition Hall.
Please Park on Judd Street Side of the Exhibition Building

Entries and premiums may be picked up during the following time:
Sunday, August 4th 5:00pm-6:30pm  
No Entry Passes will be given to pick up exhibits on Sunday.

Arrangements can be made to pick up your items at another time if you are unable to pick them up on Sunday. Please contact 
Jessica Winslow 207.227.2651


Northern Maine Agricultural Fair Association
PRESQUE ISLE, MAINE – JULY 31 – AUGUST 4, 2024



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