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Youth Plant Show 2024


Date: Sept 07, 2023 - Feb 25, 2024
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The purpose of the Youth Plant Show and Auction is educational. Students should learn to properly produce an agricultural product. Plant projects require the daily management skills used by all
landscapers, and wholesale and retail nurseries. Students learn to water, fertilize and control pests on schedule to meet the needs of their plants.


All functions will occur in the Joe Herrmann Greenhouse on the Pasco County Fairgrounds, Dade City, FL apart from the Sale taking place in Dan Cannon Auditorium

Entries will start on November 1, 2023 the registration link will appear here:

***Dec. 1 st, 2023 is the DEADLINE.***A change for this year – ENTRIES MUST be processed and paid online through website.***

Dated original plant receipts must be included in your record book. There will be NO exceptions for late entries. The entry fees are as follows, $6.00 per entry. with a max of 4 entries. Remember to make copies of everything for your record books, we will not provide copies for you.

There will be NO exceptions for late entries!!

Other Important Dates:
Thursday, September 7th, 2023 6:30 PM: MANDATORY Educational Seminar for All Exhibitors. The seminar will be held in Dan Cannon Auditorium -Pasco County Fairgrounds, 36722 CR 52, Dade City.

Sept. 20th, 2023:
Deadline to purchase plants for Class A: Woody Ornamentals, Class B: Groundcovers & Herbaceous Perennials, and Class C: Foliage Plants. (All plants must be re-potted in a container that is a minimum of one size larger than the original purchase size.) Be sure to save your plant receipts and take photos.

Nov 30th, 2023:
Deadline to purchase plants for
Class D: Liners, Rooted Cuttings, Seedlings
Class E: Miscellaneous. (All plants must be re-potted in a container that is a minimum of one size larger than the original purchase size.) Be sure to save your plant receipts and take photos.

Sunday, Feb. 11th , 2024, 3:00 to 5:00 PM:
Plant Record Books must be turned in at Clayton Hall, Pasco County Fairgrounds. If you do not turn in your record book at this time you will not be eligible to show your plants.

Sunday, Feb. 18th, 2024, 9:00 to 11:00 AM :
Plant Exhibitor Check-in at Fair

Sunday, Feb. 18th , 2024 11:00 AM :
Exhibitor meeting, including Cloverbuds. Garden Center Knowledge questions will begin after all check-in procedures and the exhibitor's meeting have been completed. Exhibitors must be in official dress for the Garden Center Knowledge questions

Sunday, Feb. 25th, 2024:
All of these events, take place in Dan Cannon Auditorium
12:30 to 1:45 pm: Buyers Luncheon
1:30 pm: Exhibitor Meeting
1:45 pm: Exhibitor Awards
2 pm: Plant Sale - Dan Cannon Auditorium

Mrs. Donna Blommel, - Chairman
16528 Jessamine Road
Dade City, FL 33523


Youth Plant Show Winners 2023 Congrats to all.

Grand Champion – Archer Konow – Firespike

Reserve Champion – Kinley Floyd – Peace Lily

PeeWee Champion – Trace Floyd – ZZ Plant

Class A Champion – Johnna Patrick – Golden Dewdrop

Class B Champion – Archer Konow – Bulbine

Class C Champion – Raelynn Reagan – Arrowhead Regina

Class D Champion – Linnea Fonslet – Dwarf Snow Rose

Class E Champion – Daltyn Rose – Staghorn Fern

Garden Center Knowledge


1st Place – Trace Floyd

2nd Place – Mikayla Wilmot

3rd Place – Adam Greim


1st Place – Kinley Floyd

2nd Place – Raelynn Reagan

3rd Place – John Hayden McCarthy


1st Place – Carson Ballard

2nd Place – Adrienna Jones

3rd Place – Kylie Simmons


1st Place – Johnna Patrick

2nd Place – Archer Konow

3rd Place – Dane Fonslet

Garden Center Display


1st Place – Kensley Beck

2nd Place – Kinley Floyd

3rd Place – Kenslee Thompson


1st Place – Chezney Burney

2nd Place – Brody Blommel

3rd Place – Kenneth Thompson


1st Place – Archer Konow

2nd Place – Daltyn Rose

3rd Place – Johnna Patrick
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