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Gardening

4-H GARDENING DEPARTMENT

Division Superintendent: Jen Schultz

Entry Days:

July 1 - 24, 2020

Enter at PierceCountyFair.FairEntry.com

Other entries can be made in the Educational Display Department (Posters).

Garden Entries must be planned, planted, and cared for by the exhibiting 4-H member.

  • Members may exhibit only in classes in which they are enrolled. In Garden class 160 Lots 1-9, each kind of vegetable, container, flower arrangements or weed collection equals one exhibit. Each exhibitor may earn the designated points. Diseased or insect-infested plant material will not be accepted for exhibit.
  • Minimum of 1 photo for each exhibit, up to 3 photos allowed per exhibit. Also include a brief description for each exhibit, description can be nearly written, typed or in the description box provided upon submission. Description should include: type of plant or flower, your first name and if you are a junior, intermediate or senior. Background for photos should be neutral.

GARDEN-DEPARTMENT PSB

Garden Entries must be planned, planted, and cared for by the exhibiting 4-H member, with the exception of Class 160, Lot 6.

Class:

160. Garden Home Grounds.

Lots

  1. Vegetable Garden: Members may exhibit up to 10 different varieties of vegetables (White potatoes, Yukon Gold potatoes & Red potatoes could all be entered by one member). See the following publications for further information on exhibiting in this class. EB 1103 (Selecting, Preparing, and Judging Quality Vegetables).

Points allowed: Blue 10; Red 8; White 6

  1. Container Garden – members may exhibit entries from A: and B
  1. Exhibit up to 10 different varieties of plants growing in containers. These may be vegetables, herbs, foliage and flowering plants. Plants in containers must be under the care of the exhibitor, for at least 60 days and growing well in the container.
  2. Exhibit up to 3 terrariums or dish gardens. Mark the container with your name.

Points allowed: Blue 12; Red 10; White 8

  1. Flower Garden - Exhibit up to 10 different varieties of flowers (for example, you can enter 10 different varieties of Dahlia. Flowers must be grown by exhibitors. Flowers must be in a clear glass bottle. Name of the flower needs to be on the entry form. One flower head required if 2 ½” or more. Three flower heads are required if the flower head is under 2 ½”.

Points allowed: Blue 10; Red 8; White 6

  1. Fruits, Nuts and Berries- Exhibit up to 5 items

Points allowed: Blue 10; Red 8; White 6

  1. Other Garden Produce- Exhibit up to 5 items

Points allowed: Blue 10; Red 8; White 6

  1. Cut or Dried Flower Arrangement, need not be grown by the exhibitor. Container must hold water for cut flower arrangements. Mark all containers with your name. Exhibit up to 5 different arrangements. This lot also is open to 4-H members enrolled in Foods.

Points allowed: Blue 10; Red 8; White 6

  1. Experimental Vegetable Garden: Teaching display showing results of experimental garden.

Points Allowed: Blue 15; Red 12; White 10

  1. Experimental Container Garden: Teaching display showing results of container garden.

Points allowed: Blue 15; Red 12; White 10

  1. Experimental Ornamental Gardens- Teaching display showing result of one ornamental garden experiment.

Points allowed: Blue 15; Red 8; White 6

PLEASE REFER TO VIRTUAL FAIR TIPS BELOW FOR THE REQUIREMENTS & TIPS FOR PHOTOGRAPHING ENTRIES FOR FAIR SUBMISSION INTO FAIR ENTRY

160

Garden

Potato Tray

Take a photo of your exhibit labeled according to exhibit requirements. Take the photo in a well-lit area. Try to reduce as many shadows and glares as possible. Be sure the entire collection is visible in the photo.

160

Garden

Single Vegetable

Take a photo of your exhibit with at least one stem showing and labeled according to exhibit requirements. Take the photo in a well-lit area. Try to reduce as many shadows and glares as possible. Be sure the entire collection is visible in the photo.

160

Garden

Tomato

Take a photo of your exhibit with at least one stem showing and labeled according to exhibit requirements. Take the photo in a well-lit area. Try to reduce as many shadows and glares as possible. Be sure the entire collection is visible in the photo.

160

Garden Collection

3 Plate, 4 Plate or 5 Plate

Take a photo of your exhibit with at least one stem showing and all items labeled according to exhibit requirements. Take the photo in a well-lit area. Try to reduce as many shadows and glares as possible. Be sure the entire collection is visible in the photo.

160

Flower

Plant Exhibit

Take the photo in a well-lit area. Try to reduce as many shadows and glares as possible. Be sure the entire exhibit, showing the top and side, is visible in the photo.

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