Events and Programs in September 2024

Fri, Sept 13, 2024

Program: “Meet Our Local 7th Generation Farm Family”
  Visit, Lecture & Lunch at 
  Emily’s Produce

Location: Emily’s Produce
  2214 Church Creek Rd
  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

The Jackson Family (Emily's Produce) plants, produces, picks and packs LOCAL fruits and vegetables on 100 + acres in Dorchester County Maryland. They do not take for granted the choices that we make when it comes to food buying decisions. Customer loyalty over the past 24 years gives them much inspiration and they say keeps them well-grounded and focused! They are thankful for your support and for your desire to know who cares about feeding you healthy nutritious LOCAL food!  

​Program Chair:  Judy Slaughter
Horticulture: Sue Lachenmayr, Cookie Brohawn
Design: Karen Collins, Beverly Shelly
Consultant: Jeanne Bernard
Clerk: Connie Glover

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”)
c. Fruited

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
b.Native Perennial
c.Non-native Perennial
e.Bulb, corm, rhizome, tuber

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 ‘Citrata’).
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)

Note, there is only one design class this month

Division II – Design – 

Class 1. “Fields of Gold” – Parallel Design HB Ch 7 VIII L Pg 75. Petite design not to exceed 12” in height, width or depth. Limited to 4 designs. Pre-register with Linda Chandlee 

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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