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North Carolina 4-H Presentation Guidelines: Landscaping

Purpose/Objectives

  • To teach youth how to properly arrange, establish and maintain flowers, ornamental plants, and turf around or within the home, business, or public grounds.
  • To teach youth to recognize positive and negative landscaping practices in their environment.
  • To prepare youth to apply landscaping principles to daily life situations.

Eligibility:

Individuals or teams may compete.

  • 8-10 – 4-H’er must be 8 years old prior to January 1 of the current year and not have reached their eleventh birthday before January 1 of the current year.
  • 11-13 – 4-H’er must be eleven years old prior to January 1 of the current year and not have reached their fourteenth birthday before January 1 of the current year.
  • 14-18 – 4-H’er must be fourteen years of age prior to January 1 of the current year, and not have reached their nineteenth birthday before January 1 of the current year.

Presentation Ideas:

  • Developing a landscape plan for the home
  • Hiding bad landscape views, etc.
  • The use of specific landscaping plants

Rules/Regulations:.

Please see this main presentation website for more information.

Suggestions/Helpful Hints:

  • Any practice that has to do with arrangement, establishment, and maintenance of flowers, ornamental plants, and turf around or within the home, business, or public grounds.
  • Presentations on growing landscaping materials should be entered in this category also.

Awards:

Specialist

Elizabeth A Driscoll
Horticultural Science
Extension Assoc
Phone: 919-513-7346
Fax: 919-515-2505
liz_driscoll@ncsu.edu