Floriculture Project

Learn basic information and skills needed to grow healthy plants and flowers.

floriculture project information

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Marion County 4-H Home


How can you showcase what you learned?

The project is divided into four different levels.

What are the guidelines for showcasing/ exhibiting your project at the fair?
exhibit guidelines:
  • Cloverbud 4-H members: The purpose of this project is to learn more about flowers. A Cloverbud can exhibit one of the following:
  • A flower (plant or cut flower) that he/she grew this year from seed. Please exhibit in a simple, unbreakable container.
  • A house plant that he/she has cared for.
  • Poster or notebook detailing the parts of a flower, different types of flowers/herbs, the proper way to plant flowers/herbs, or showing the life cycle of a flowering plant.
    • Note: A reference list must be included with your poster.
  • A simple flower arrangement using flowers you have grown or purchased.



  • Cloverbud 4-H members--no scorecard
  • Classic 4-H members: 
Note: A reference list must be included with your poster. 

How can you learn more about this project? (e.g., manuals, workshops)

Learn about floriculture by completing the activities in the following 4-H manuals:

Keep track of what you learned by using a record sheet found on the Indiana 4-H Floriculture website located under “Record Sheets”.

Visit the Indiana 4-H’s Floriculture webpage for more resources.