Department O : Junior Green Thumb

Department O- Junior Flowers                                                                                                                              Department O Rules 2017

Department O Entry Forms 2017

Chairman: Julie Loveday
Committee: Julie May Sengstacken



Unless otherwise stated, all flowers & foliage must be grown by the exhibitor.


Entries close at 5:00 P.M., Saturday, September 9, 2017.

Exhibits will be accepted ONLY between 4:00 P.M. and 8:00 P.M., Thursday, September 14.

All exhibits must remain in place until closing, 7:00 PM Sunday, September 18.

The tent will close at 6:00 P.M. and exhibits will be available after 7:00 P.M.

No exhibits may be removed from the tent until 7 PM


Please use sturdy, non-tippy containers. Always design your exhibits to stay fresh through Sunday.


Classes are designated by exhibitor’s age group.

Include child’s age on Entry Form.

 Ribbons awarded for First, Second, and Third in each class.



Three separate stems, with foliage.

Please use sturdy non-tippy containers that hold sufficient water

Rosette awarded for Best of Show in each age group.


MARIGOLDS                    COSMOS

Class                                        Class

1. 5-7 years old                       7. 5-7 years old

2. 8-10 years old                    8. 8-10 years old

3. 11-14 years old                   9. 11-14 years old

ZINNIAS                               SUNFLOWERS

4. 5-7 years old                     10. 5-7 years old

5. 8-10 years old                   11. 8-10 years old

6. 11-14 years old                  12. 11-14 years old


Other Worthy -You may enter more than once in this class.

Only Flowers NOT listed elsewhere will be accepted


13. 5-7 years old

14. 8-10 years old

15. 11-14 years old


Note to Kids: Please read instructions carefully so your entry follows the rules. This will help you throughout the rest of your life.



 Have fun making flower arrangements depicting the themes described below.

Trophy awarded in each age group for best in show.

Note to parents: Each should reflect the age-appropriate creative work of the child. Please limit parental assistance to the absolute minimum. We really like the kid’s ideas.

Please use sturdy, non-tippy containers with enough water for 3 days.


“Humpty Dumpty” – Make a small arrangement with an egg in it.

16. 5-7 years old

17. 8-10 years old

18. 11-14 years old


“Five Little Monkeys” – Make an arrangement with 5 flowers in it.

19. 5-7 years old

20. 8-10 years old

21. 11-14 years old


“A Tisket, A Tasket” – An arrangement in a basket!

22. 5-7 years old

23. 8-10 years old

24. 11-14 years old