by Anne Koch
2018 JUNIOR GARDENERS
Our Junior Gardener program is meant to be an introduction to gardening for youth. There are various age categories in this gardening competition. Seeds are provided and creativity is strongly encouraged.
See below for more details on this family friendly endeavour.
Category 1 - Grades 1, 2 Category 2 - Grades 3, 4, 5
Category 3 - Grades 6, 7, 8 Category 4 - Secondary School
Materials - Seeds supplied by the Wellesley Horticultural Society:
1 Pink Lavatera packet, 1 Yellow Marigold packet, 1 packet Beets or Carrots
Garden Prizes - First $5.00 / Second $4.00 / Third $3.00
1. Participants are required to plant and care for the seeds supplied. Creativity is encouraged. Accessories are allowed.
2. Gardens will be judged after August 27th, 2018. We hope to take
a picture of you in your garden.
3. Participants are encouraged to exhibit specimens from their garden at the
Wellesley Fall Fair, September 11th-12th, 2018. Prizes will be awarded for the following entries: Class 5
Section 1 - 5 sprays Pink Lavatera
Section 2 - 5 sprays Yellow Marigolds
Section 3 - 5 Beets
Section 4 – 5 Carrots
Section 5 - Creative arrangement in a recycled container
- any variety of flowers
Section 6 - Harvest basket of any fruits and vegetables
Fair prizes - First $3.00 / Second $2.00 / Third $1.00
5. Junior Gardener Awards night will be held on Monday, September 17th at the
Wellesley Community Centre.
Have a great summer and enjoy your garden!
Suzanne Culp 519-656-2824
Anne Koch 519-656-2536 (2018-02-12)