Membership fees are due this month.
Speaker: Leslie Hunt
Growing Berries (including Haskap, Raspberry, Blueberry and
Prickly Beauty A cactus or succulent dish garden - may have one or more plants,
and rocks or other complimentary props, as desired.
Photographs Photos must be taken by the entrant, and each photo must be
original, with no alterations of any kind. Each entry should be 4” x 6” in size
and be mounted on a 6”x 8” piece of black paper.
1. Nature’s Artwork
3. Wild Weather
6. Wayside Wonders—plants that grow
beside the road
Exhibitors are to affix a label to the back of the photo with
their name, the category and whether the photo is digital or film.
Speaker: Fred Werner The tree & shrub program offered by the Bancroft Stewardship
African Violet (Saintpaulia) Bring your most perfect specimen, with the most blooms. Remember,
turn it regularly, so leaves develop equally all around the plant.
Two’s Company A design featuring a pair of one of the elements - vases, candles,
etc. Purchased flowers and/or foliage may be incorporated.
March 26, 2019
Small Groups: Show and Tell
- This is an
opportunity for members to show pictures, a slide show, items and/or about
something related to personal gardening.
Competitions: An Added
Garden Art - created by entrant (from
etc.) Use your imagination
Herbs, a minimum of 3 types, growing in a
container, and labeled.
April 23, 2019
Speaker: Annette Vandendriessche
Competitions: Wee Spring
A bouquet of early spring flowers, 7 inches
or under, in all
Favourite House Plant
have flowers or only foliage. To be viewed from all sides. Must be owned by
entrant for at least 3 months, and be labelled.
Saturday, May 25,
Remember the plant sale, at the Club 580,
from 10am to 1pm.
Please bring plant donations between 8 and 10am.
May 28, 2019
Speaker: Garry Edwards (Meadowview Gardens)
~~ Tales from a Victorian Kitchen
1 stem of your
favourite Iris, in bloom, with own foliage.
A container holding
both live, growing plants, (in or out of pots) and cut flowers (in tubes of
water, oasis or a mini-vase). Moss, decorative wood or rock may be included. No
cut foliage is permitted. Cut flowering or fruited branches may be used.
June 25, 2019
Speaker: Penny Stewart
~~Canada’s Public Gardens~~
Competitions: Salute to Canada - An arrangement using flowers in red & white only, with complimentary foliage
(any size or form). Accessories allowed.
SPRING FLOWER SHOW
Tuesday, June 25, 2019
Entry Time: 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. (These hours will be
Judging: 3:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Public Viewing: 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., followed by our
regular monthly meeting, with speaker
Penny Stewart, talking about Canada’s Public Gardens, and showing her wonderful
Everyone is welcome to attend.
FLOWER SHOW RULES
All classes are open
only to bonafide BHS members.
Only 1 entry per
person, in any class.
Entry tags will be supplied by the show
committee, on arrival at the hall.
All plant material must
be from entrants own garden.
Potted plants must have
been owned by the entrant for a minimum of 3 months.
Entries should be in clear vases, or suitable size,
with enough water to keep entry in good condition.
1. Pansies - 5 stems, with own foliage
2. Marigolds - 3 stems (all one variety)
3. Geranium (Pelargorium) - 3 stems (may be different cultivars)
4. Petunias - 5 stems, all the same variety
5. Peony - 1 white bloom, no foliage
6. Peony - 1 pink bloom, no foliage
7. Peony - 1 red/wine bloom, no foliage
8. Iris (Bearded) - 1 spike of white or yellow
9. Iris (Bearded) - 1 spike of light mauve or blue
10. Iris (Bearded) - 1 spike dark blue/purple
11. Iris (Bearded) - 1 spike bi-coloured
12. Iris (Siberian) - 3 spikes, all one colour
13. Iris (Siberian) - 3 spikes, 3 different colours
14. Rose - 1 bloom, any type
15. Rose (shrub type) - 1 stem, any variety, with multiple blooms
16. Rose - in a bowl or brandy snifter (bloom should float, without touching
sides of container)
17. Delphinium - 1 spike, any colour
18. Lupins - 3 spikes, 3 different colours
19. Poppy - 1 stem, any variety (name, if possible)
20. Allium - 3 stems, with blooms under 4 inches
21. Any perennial not listed - 1 stem or stalk (must be named)
22. Hosta - 3 leaves, green, 3 inches to 5 inches ( Hosta leaves are
measured across their width, not length)
23. Hosta - 3 leaves, variegated, 5 inches to 8 inches (should be 3
different cultivars, but matching in size)
More information will be posted as this site allows.