Members of the Shrewsbury Flower Show Committee are pleased to announce the 2019 Flower Show, A WINTER WONDERLAND, celebrating 68 years of floral arranging as an art form. The show is scheduled for Saturday and Sunday, August 24 and 25, 2019, 1-5 pm both days. The Shrewsbury ASSEMBLY OF GOD, 234 N. Main St. Shrewsbury, Pa. 17361, will once again host over 75 entrants competing in the predetermined design categories based on the show's theme. Another 50 additional entrants are expected to participate by exhibiting garden specimens. "Open judging of annual and perennial specimens, house plants, hanging baskets, container gardens, window boxes, fruits and vegetables is also featured at the Show", notes Sharon Hartenstein, Committee Spokesperson. "Everyone from flower lover to garden enthusiast to professional designer is invited to enter floral arrangements or specimens for competition. We encourage amateur designers and anyone interested in flower arranging to participate". Each year, a team of accredited Flower Show Judges critiques all horticultural and arrangement entries. Show categories are classified by both fresh and dried flowers and vary in size and form. This year's categories focus on the unique concepts of Winter through color such as "Grandma's Quilt", "Warm Mittens", "Northern Lights", "Heading South for Sunshine", "Ice Queen". and many more including a Youth category, "Jingle Bells"! The Youth category is 16 and under and visitors will have an opportunity to vote on their favorite arrangement for the, "PEOPLE'S CHOICE AWARD".
Alan Miller of River Rock Landscape, LLC, will once again host a PHOTO CONTEST titled: "PLANTS AND THEIR CAREGIVERS" YOUTH, (18 & under) and ADULT, (over 18), submissions, (up to 4 per person), are welcome. Youth class entries receive 1st to 5th place ribbons and cash awards from $10-50. ADULT entries have 1st to 4th place ribbons and cash awards from $15-$50. There will also be a special BEST OF SHOW AWARD !! $100 !! Maximum photo size 8.5"x11", taken by the entrant, should be mounted on a rigid surface and all contact information on the back. All entries must be submitted to Assembly of God, Friday August 23, 7-9 pm and Saturday, August 24, 8-10 am. Prize money will be awarded upon pick up of photos, Sunday 4-5 pm. For inquiries, contact Alan Miller @ 717-887-5375 or email River.Rock.Pa@gmail.com Unclaimed photos and prizes will become the property of the Shrewsbury Flower Show Committee
Music graciously provided by Susan McLaughlin and Lana Full For Flower Show inquiries call Sharon Hartenstein 717-235-1130