4-H Plant Show

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4H pic

 

Location of show:

 

Desert Research Extension Center

1004 E. Holton Road Holtville

 

Entries Received: Friday – January 31, 2014 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm

 

Show and Judging: Saturday – February 1, 2014

 

Awards: Saturday – February 1, 2014 – 11:30 am

 

Rules:

 

~ If you are unable to bring entries on Friday, let us know ASAP so arrangements can be made. ~ 760-352-9474

 

2.Limit: 5 per individual, 1 per class.

 

3.Must be enrolled in 4-H Plant Science Project(s).

 

4.Primary members welcomed to participate with their plants. (Ribbons only.)

 

Classes:

 

Class 1– Bulbs (3-5 bulbs)

 

Class 2 – House Plants

 

Class 3 – Cut Flowers (3-6 flowers)

 

Class 4 – Flower Bowls

 

Class 5 – Herb Garden (3-5 herbs)

 

Class 6 – Fruit & Vegetables

 

Class 7 – Trees and Shrubs

 

plant showClass 8 – Cactus and Succulents

 

Class 9 – Dish Gardens & Terrariums

 

Class 10 – Any Other

 

Judging Criteria:

 

Cultural Perfection

The plant exhibits those qualities of its species.Is a good representative of the species.

 

Foliage

The foliage is a rich green color, of the proper size and shape typical of the species.

 

Size

According to the variety and pot size.

 

Health

The plant is vigorous and free from insect damage, disease, mechanical damage, sunburn, etc.. Proper drainage.

 

General Appearance

The plant has been groomed; clean leaves, removal of dead branches, damaged leaves and pot is clean.

 

Properly Labeled

Common name of plant

As in any contest, you will be exposing your plants to a new environment and new fellow competitors.There is no guarantee your plant will not be exposed to new pests or plant diseases.Though this risk is small, we wanted to let you know of the possibility.