Tips for entering flowers at the fair


Last updated 8/24/2021 at 12:57pm

RITZVILLE – As the area gears up for the annual Wheat Land Communities Fair, the past and present superintendents for plants and flowers are offering some tips to remember when deciding what flowers to bring to a fair:

• Judges really do follow Premium Book directions. For example, dahlias should have two or four leaves and no buds.

• Use a clean knife to remove side buds well before showing. The center of the plant should show only in single or collarette varieties

• Will your flower be at the proper stage of bloom when the judge sees it at the Wheat Land Communities’ Fair on Thu...

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