On a beautiful spring day on Friday, Drew Becher, president-elect of the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society, awarded 11 students “Best in Show” ribbons for their entries in the Junior Flower Show at Temple Ambler’s Earthfest and Kids Grow Expo.
Students in five age divisions – A: up to and including second grade; B: grades 3-5; C: grades 6-8; D: grades 9-12; and E: ungraded — competed in several artistic and horticulture classes for Earthfest, which attracted 6,000 children, families and educators.
Artistic classes for the Junior Flower Show included crafty creatures, table setting arrangements, bird feeders, seed mosaics, jewelry, and more.
The Horticulture classes included blooming flowering plants, foliage plants, container-grown vegetables, cactus and succulents, herbs, hanging baskets, dish gardens, terrariums and more.
The Best of Show Winners were: