Events and Programs in October 2024

Fri, Oct 11, 2024

Program: “The Great Pumpkin”

Location: Immanuel United 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

Program: Four teams of two DGC members 
each will be provided a carved-out pumpkin 
and fresh and dried floral options with which to 
design their “great pumpkin.”

If you are interested in
participating, please contact Sue Lachenmayr

Program Chair: Sue Lachenmayr  
Horticulture: Teresa Troll, Nancy Johnson
Design: Mary Ann Moore, Billie Norton
Consultant: Karen Cartwright
Clerk: Barbara Hubbard

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”)
b. Foliage 
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 stems in one container (e.g., Ocicum basilicum, Coriandrum sativum, Artemesia dranuculus’).

Class 9.Dahlia
c.Any Other

Class 10.Chrysanthemum
b.Button or Pompon
c.Single or Semi-double
d.Any other

Class 11Homegrown produce displayed on a tray
d.Three (3) fruits, same cultivar (e.g., Strawberry – Fragaria x ananassa ‘Allstar’)
e.Three (3) fruits, different species (e.g., Apple, Peach, Plum, Pear, Grape)
f.Three (3) vegetables, same cultivar (e.g., Eggplant – Solanum melongena ‘Rosa Bianca’)
g.Three (3) vegetables, different species (e.g., Eggplant, Zucchini, Cabbage, Kale. Cucumber)
h.Three (3) tomatoes, same cultivar (e.g., Solanum lycopersicum ‘San Marzano)
i.Three (3) tomatoes, different cultivars (e.g., Solanum lycopersicum ‘San Marzano,’ ‘Brandywine,’ Rutgers,’ Roma,’ ‘Beefsteak’

Class 12.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. “Pumpkin Pie” – Tapestry Design – Featuring circle/s as the closed geometric 
Silhouette. HB Ch. 7 IX J pg. 79. Companion Design Ch. 7 VII A pg 73
Pg. 75 – M. 

Class 2. “Spooky!” – Exhibition Table. -Staged on a table space 30” wide by 30” deep covered 
to the floor with a white tablecloth provided by DGC. Designer may provide additional
table coverings if desired. Limited to four designs; pre-register with Linda Chandlee 
HB Ch. 7 VIII P 2 Pg 76. Companion Design HB Ch 7 XA3.b.


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