The Wilson County Fair Flower and Rose Show will have a new home for the 2017 Fair, Building C (Arnett Building) at the James E. Ward Ag Center. Entries for the flower and rose show will be on Thursday, August 17 from 2 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.
The Flower Show is sponsored by the Wilson County Gardeners’ Guild, established in 1982. Alice Trice is an active Charter Member of the organization. Recently Edwina Reeder, President of the Gardeners’ Guild, Laleta Shipper, Chairman of the Flower Show and Linda Spencer, Chairman of the Rose Show visited Alice Trice’s flower garden. Alice plans to have several entries in the 2017 fair hoping to win the Hale Moss Award for most Flower Show entries.
The 2017 Rose Show will have new lots for a table arrangement for a Garden Party, tall arrangement staged on tall pedestal to celebrate the “Here Comes the Fun”, and a dry arrangement on a hat. On Saturday, August 26 at 4 p.m. Jeff and Jennifer Harvey will discuss rose arranging for your home.
Flower Show will have ‘Ask the Expert Nightly’ on 11 different topics as flower arranging, decorating, bonsai, edible flowers, roses, herbs, violets, trees. See Schedule of events.
The Flower Show has added new classes. We will have green, white and other monochromatic, floating, herb and sunflower arrangements. A favorite is the Fair Theme Arrangement - Here Comes the Fun and the Year of the Sunflower; the winner will incorporate fair theme and sunflowers in an arrangement.
New also at the flower show will be Most Unusual Container with plant, Most Unusual Flower in container. We will have a new Class for Miniatures under 8 inches, and Air plants.
We hope to see you in the Building C (Arnett Building) for Flower and Rose Show nightly.