Saturday, August 2, 2014

Hartford Fair Results Saturday, August 2, 2014

Cutest Couple: (design w/2 containers) 3rd Tiffany

First Dance: (Design showing rhythm or motion)  2nd Phil     3rd Kass

Circles of Love: (Miniature Design with Rings) 1st Georgia   3rd Erin

Potted Plants:
Rex Begonia:  1st Maxine
Plant in an Unusual Container:  1st Maxine
Strawberry Pot :   1st Maxine
Potted Herb : 1st Maxine Best of Show Potted Plants!  2nd Colleen

Med Zinnia:  1st Phil  3rd Georgia
Small Zinnia: 1st Colleen  2nd Georgia  3rd Erin
Profusion Orange Zinnia –  1st Bud   2nd Gail   3rd Colleen
Liatris 3rd Georgia
Lycoris – 1st Tiffany
Hybrid Lilly any other:  1st Phil    2nd Colleen
Cosmos:   2nd Erin    3rd Georgia
Echinacea:    1st Colleen
Rudbeckia Goldstrum:  1st  Colleen  3rd Bud
Gloriosa Daisy:  1st  Georgia   2nd Gail
Salvia:  1st Georgia   2nd Gail

Medium Grass  1st Jenny Sue
Hydrangea:  1st  Tiffany  Best of Show Specimens
Yarrow:  3rd Tiffany

Congrats to everyone!  Great first day!!!

Monday, July 28, 2014

Hartford Fair Schedule 2014

Here were go!  Who's ready to kick some flower butt!!??

Wednesday, July 30 6:30pm: Get containers, specimen containers etc from Colleens and take them to the church basement - (Lynn is bringing her truck)

Thursday, July 31 4:00pm: Church - help cut flowers and get in water  (Gail, Bud, Colleen - I'll call when I leave the florist)

Friday August 1st 4:00pm: Start arranging flowers at the church.  BRING SPECIMENS for Saturday.

There is a funeral dinner at the church on Saturday at 11:00 - we will need to CLEAN the basement Friday night.
  • Zinnias
  • Profusion Orange Zinnia (3)
  • Snapdragons
  • Shasta Daisy
  • Liatris
  • Sunflower
  • Magic Lily
  • Day lily any color
  • Tiger lily
  • Any other lily
  • Stella de oro
  • Cosmos (3)
  • Echinacea
  • Rudbeckia
  • Gloriosa Daisy
  • Salvia (3)
  • Grasses (3)
  • Hydrangea
  • Statice
  • Strawflowers (3)
  • Artemisia
  • Lavender
  • Yarrow
  • Globe Thistle (3)

Saturday, August 2 9:30am:  Meet at church take everything to the fair.

Wednesday, August 6 2:00pm-midnight - Flower arrangements at the church BRING SPECIMENS for Thursday
  • Celosia
  • Dahlia
  • Galds
  • Marigolds
  • Roses
  • Petunia
  • Coleus
  • Caladium
  • Hosta
  • Parsley
  • Sage
  • Russian Sage
  • Mint
  • Dill
  • Thyme
  • Butterflybush
  • Delphinium
  • Hydrangea
Thursday, August 7 8:00am - (Really AT 8:00 we don't have a lot of time.) Meet at church take everything to the fair. Go back to church and clean, sort of pack - take everything to Collen's garage

Sunday, August 10th Noon:  Meet at fair to pick up everything - go back to Colleen's, pack up, take to barn, eat, drink and be merry!
2012 - After the Hartford Fair
Thanks everyone,

Tuesday, July 15, 2014

Fun Days 2014!

We have a lot going on this week so I thought I would do a quick post.

Wednesday 6:30 - finishing the float
Thursday between 6-9 drop off outdoor containers at Fun Days
Saturday 9:00 - be at Jim and Colleens - need to fill all of the coolers and the 55 gal drum.
Saturday 11:30 - help clean up the float and dry things out!
Saturday 12:45 -1:45 get entries in place for the flower show.  here is the list:
  • Zinnia
  • Cosmos
  • Marigold
  • Coreopsis
  • Asiatic Lilly
  • Petunia
  • Med Hosta – 1 leaf 3-6”across
  • Coleus
  • Day Lilly
  • Shasta Daisy
Saturday 10pm - clean up the flower show and pack everything in someones car.

The float looks AMAZING so far.  Thank you to everyone who helped on Monday night - Georgia, Bud, Colleen, Anita, Christi, Lisa, Jim and Ethen (And me too! lol)

Next meeting July 28th - String and tag and figure out what flowers to order for the Hartford fair.

Thanks everyone!

Sunday, August 4, 2013

2013 Fair Week Schedule- What's left

August 7
1:00pm -midnight Arrangements and Specimens
Alex Methodist Church

August 8 7:30am
Take arrangement & Specimens to the fair
Alex Methodist Church

August 8 9:30am
Breakfast at the fair
Alex Methodist Church

August 8 11:00am
Clean the Church
Alex Methodist Church

August 11 Noon
Meet at Fair to pick up our stuff
Take everything to Colleens have a cookout and DRINK! (We'll need it!!!)

2013 Hartford Fair Saturday, August 3rd Results

Great job everyone at the Hartford Fair on Saturday!    Remember - Wednesday night we do arrangements and specimens again (different categories!) to take up Thursday morning (7:30am).

Sooooo, here are the results from Saturday!

2013 Hartford Fair Results
Saturday, August 3th


Beautiful Ohio: 3rd Ruth
I was dancing with my Darling (depicting motion) - 1st Tiffany, 2nd Christi
Daisy Daisy Give Me Your True Answer:  1st Tiffany
Bicycle Built for Two (circular design) - 1st Tiffany, 2nd Bud
A Tisket, a Tasket (miniature) 1st Ruth, 2nd Anita
When Autumn Weather Turns to Flame - 1st Lynn

Possible Points = 54
Points Received = 31

Potted Plants:
Geranium – 2nd Gail
Rex Begonia:  1st Gail
Outdoor Planter  - 3rd Martha
Potted Herb – 1st Gail

Possible Points = 77
Points Received =10

Large Zinnia - 1st Jenny Sue, 3rd Martha
Med Zinnia – 1st Phil, 3rd Anita
Small Zinnia – 1st Lynn, 2nd Tiffany, 3rd Gail
Zinnia "Profusion Orange" - 1st Tiffany, 2nd Erin, 3rd Ruth 
Snap Dragon – 3rd Georgia
Shasta Daisy – 1st Ruth, 2nd Phil
Liatris - 2nd Joyce, 3rd Anita
Sunflower – 1 Colleen, 3rd Joyce  (BEST OF SHOW for Colleen!)
Lycoris – 1st Christi
Daylily any color – 1st Georgia, 3rd Bud
Lilium (Tiger Lilly) - None
Lilium (any other color) - None
Stella De Oro Daylily - None
Cosmos – 1st Lynn, 3rd Christi
Echinacea – 2nd Anita, 3rd Lynn
Rudbeckia "Goldstrum" - 2nd Georgia    
Gloriosa Daisy – 2nd Georgia, 3rd Colleen 
Salvia – 2nd Anita, 3rd Kass
Short Grasses - None
Medium Grass – None
Statice - None
Strawflower – 3rd Maxine
Artemesia –  None
Lavender –1st Martha, 2nd Tiffany,  3rd Christi
Yarrow – None
Globe Thistle - None

Possible Points = 243
Points Received = 91

How points are calculated:
1st Place = 4
2nd Place = 3
3rd Place = 2
Each Entry = 1 = I DID NOT ADD THIS INTO OUR TOTAL (We have a ton of entries!)

Monday, August 9, 2010

2010 Hartford Fair Results 
From day 1 of 2 - Saturday, August 7th
Wash Day: 2nd Tammy   3rd Anita
Ironing Day:  3rd Place Tiffany
Sewing Day:  2nd Gail
Market Day:  1st Georgia
Cleaning Day: 1st Tammy, 2nd Mary
Day of Rest: 1st Bud, 2nd Georgia, 3rd Erin
Farm Chores: 2nd Tiffany

Potted Plants:
Geranium – 3rd Maxine
Tuberous Begonia:  1st Maxine
Wax Begonia – 1st Georgia
Plant in an Unusual Container  - Maxine 2nd
Strawberry Pot – 2nd Maxine
Potted Herb – 2nd Colleen
Non Blooming Hanging Basket  - 1st Tiffany – Best in Show for Potted Plants

Large Zinnia - 1st Georgia, 3rd Bud
Med Zinnia – 2nd Gail, 3rd Joyce
Medium Cactus Flowered Zinnia – 1st Erin
Snap Dragon – 1st Georgia
Shasta Daisy – 3rd Martha
Sunflower – 2nd Bud, 3rd Tiffany
Lycoris – 2nd Georgia, 3rd Colleen
Daylilly any color – 3rd Erin
Cosmos – 2nd Christi
Echinacea – 1st Georgia, 2nd Colleen, 3rd Martha
Gloriosa Daisy – 1st Tiffany, 2nd Colleen, 3rd Erin
Salvia – 2nd Gail, 3rd Colleen
Medium Grass – 3rd Martha
Globe Amaranth – 1st Tiffany, 2nd Georgia, 3rd Alexandria Garden Club
Strawflower – 1st Colleen, 2nd Georgia, 3rd Tiffany
Artemesia – 1st Colleen, 2nd Georgia
Lavender – 1st Alexandria Garden Club, 2nd Bud
Yarrow – 3rd (Forgot to write the name down!!)

Monday, July 26, 2010

Monday, July 26  – 7:00pm Meeting at Christi’s.  Discussing flower arrangement ideas for fair

Thursday, August 5 – 7:30pm Bakers to cut flowers for arrangements

*Friday,  August 6 – *5:30pm Methodist Church, make arrangements for the fair

Saturday, August  7th 8:30am – Methodist Church to take arrangements to the fair

Tuesday, August 10 – 7:30pm Bakers to cut flowers for arrangements

*Wednesday, August 11 – *3:00pm Methodist Church, make arrangements for the fair

Thursday, August 12 – 7:30am Methodist Church to take arrangements to the fair

Sunday, August 15 – 9:30 Fair to take everything home!

*Times for arrangements are whenever you can get there and will go on for HOURS! 

Things to bring if you have them:
For Bakers:
  • Buckets for flowers (big and small)
  • Water
  • Pruners
  • Gloves
For Arrangements:
  • Arrangement Containers
  • Knife
  • Accessories
  • SPECIMENS! (we are doing them the night before!)
  • Specimen containers if you have some
  • Scissors
  • Pruners
  • Food will be provided