Events and Programs in August 2024

Fri, Aug 9, 2024

“Nutrition to Help the Planet and Us”

Location: Immanuel Church of Christ
  5401 Whitehall Road
  Cambridge, MD 21613

Agenda: 9:30 am - 10:30 am Entries Accepted
  10:30 am - 11:00 am Judging/Social Time
  11:00 am – 12:00 pm Business Meeting
  12:00 pm - 12:45 pm Lunch/View Exhibits
  12:45 pm - 1:30 pm Program

Speaker: Dr. Julianna Pax, Nutrition Expert and Author

Julianna Pax retired from Montgomery County Schools in 1999 where she developed and taught the nutrition science curriculum in addition to her chemistry classes. She has a B.S. in chemistry from the University of Dayton, an M.S. from University of Michigan and a Ph.D. in nutrition science from the University of Maryland and is the author of several cookbooks. Her fifth cookbook is Cooking for One (or More). She also manages the “Soup and Walk” program at Adkins Arboretum in Ridgely and teaches line dancing at the YMCA in Cambridge.

Program Chair: Judy Slaughter 
 Horticulture: Sandy Lucas, Becky Wozny
 Design: Julie Bryan, Ellen Higgins
Consultant: Fran Collins
Clerk: Jeanne Saum

Division I – Horticulture

Class 1.Rosa (Roses)
a.Miniature single
b.Miniature spray
c.Hybrid Tea, Grandiflora
d.Floribunda, Polyantha, Carpet, Climber – one spray
e.Shrub, Old Garden Rose  

Class 2.Conifers – 1 branch (minimum length 6”/maximum length 24”)
a.With cones or berries 
b.Without cones or berries
Class 3.Broadleaf Evergreen Tree or Shrub – 1 branch (minimum length 6”/
maximum length 24”)

Class 4.Deciduous Tree or Shrub – 1 branch (minimum length 6”/
maximum length 24”)

Class 5.Ilex (Holly) – 1 branch (minimum length 6”/maximum length 18”)

Class 6.Container Grown Plants (maximum pot diameter 8”)
c. Cactus or Succulent

Class 7.Open Class – One (1) cut stem
  a. Annual
b. Native Perennial
c. Non-native Perennial
d. Biennial
e. Bulb, corm, rhizome, tuber
f. Vine

Class 8Herbs
a. Same species or cultivar – one cut stem (e.g., Mentha x piperita ‘Variegata’).
b. Different cultivars of the same species – Three cut specimens in one container (e.g., 
 Mentha x piperita ‘Variegata,’ Mentha x piperita ‘Chocolate’ and Mentha x piperita 
c. Different species – Three cut specimens in one container (e.g., Ocicum basilicum, 
Coriandrum sativum, Artemesia dranuculus’).

Class 9.Homegrown produce displayed on a tray
a.Three (3) fruits, same cultivar (e.g., Strawberry – Fragaria x ananassa ‘Allstar’
b.Three (3) fruits, different species (e.g., Apple, Peach, Plum, Pear, Grape)
c.Three (3) vegetables, same cultivar (e.g., Eggplant – Solanum melongena ‘Rosa Bianca’)
d.Three (3) vegetables, different species (e.g., Eggplant, Zucchini, Cabbage, Kale. Cucumber)
e.Three (3) tomatoes, same cultivar (e.g., Solanum lycopersicum ‘San Marzano’)
f.Three (3) tomatoes, different cultivars (e.g., Solanum lycopersicum ‘San Marzano,’ ‘Brandywine,’ Rutgers,’ Roma,’ ‘Beefsteak’)

Class 10.Ornamental Grasses – single cut grass culm (stem) measuring 12” – 30” from cut end to 
tip of flower head (spike, raceme or panicle)

Division II – Design 

Class 1. “Peas in a Pod” Monobotanic Design
Using multiple parts of plant/s in one genus. HB Ch 7 IX I pg 79. 

Class 2. “Feed the World” – Designer’s Choice Featuring vegetables, fruit and/or grain. No cut fruit/vegetables. HB Ch VIII pg 73 (intro). Companion Design HB Ch. 7 X A 3.b.

HB = HandBook
THE HANDBOOK FOR FLOWER SHOWS - 2020 and 2017 Editions
published by National Council Of State Garden Clubs
the Jan 2022 revision is available for download free of charge

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