Enter the Plant Show at the Walton County Fair

September 26, 2014

fair plant showIt’s time to get your favorite plants ready for the Walton County Fair, October 6 through 11.  The Potted Plant Show will again be sponsored by the Walton County Master Gardeners.  The following classes of plants may be entered for judging: African violets, flowering, foliage, hanging containers, cactus and succulents, ferns and a mixture of plants in the same pot will fall into the miscellaneous class.

Two plants in each class will be accepted per person. Exhibitors must have possession of the plant for a minimum of three months.  All citizens of Walton County are invited to enter their plants in the show.  Plants will be judged on their merit with prizes awarded in each class.

Plants will be received on Saturday, October 4th from 8:00 am to 4:00 pm and on Sunday, October 5th from 1:00 to 4:00 pm at the Fairgrounds located at 790 N 9th Street (SR83) in DeFuniak Springs.  Exhibitors should bring their plants through the arena door located by the white trailer/fair office.  After the fair, you may pick up your plants on Sunday, October 12th from 1:00 to 4:00 pm.

Walton County Master Gardeners will be available each night during the fair to answer questions.  For more information call Carolynn at 850-834-3724 or the Walton County Extension Office 850-892-8172, located next to the Fairgrounds.