Final Measurements and Photos

Thank you for participating in the 2017 Daltons Sunflowers in Kindergartens Project, we hope you and your kindergarten children have enjoyed it.

Please ensure you check the list below and have everything on hand before submitting your entry. For sunflower plant measurement verification your photos must show the Daltons sunflower measuring tape alongside the plant to verify the height/width of your measurements.

What you need:

  1. Tallest sunflower measurement AND verification photo.
    Ensure you use your Daltons measuring tape to measure your tallest sunflower from the base of the stem to the top of the sunflower.
     
  2. Widest sunflower measurements (if applicable) AND verification photo.

    For the widest sunflower head measure across the head width (not including any petals).
    If your sunflower buds are not open yet to measure the flower “face”, please still submit your tallest plants measurements to be in to win the “Tallest Sunflower” prize pack for your region.
     

  3. Photo entries for Best Photo Award.
     
  4. Photos of children with the tallest/widest sunflowers for local media.
     
  5. Daltons Best Little Gardener photos (if applicable).

 

Final Measurements and Photos
Regional Kindergarten Association
Regional Kindergarten Association



FINAL SUNFLOWER MEASUREMENTS

Use your Daltons measuring tape to measure your tallest sunflower from the base of the stem to the top of the sunflower.

 

For the widest sunflower head measure across the head width (not including any petals).


 

FINAL PHOTOS

This is where you upload all your final photos, including;

  • Measurement verification photos (tallest sunflower and widest sunflower face) – must show Daltons tape
  • Photo entries for Best Photo Award
  • Photos of children with the tallest/widest sunflowers for local media

Check our Sunflower Top Photo Tips guide.

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DALTONS BEST LITTLE GARDENER PHOTOS

Don’t forget to award your Daltons Best Little Gardener and present them with the certificate and prize pack (apron and hat) that was sent in your initial starter pack. Upload a picture of your winner below or email it to us at sunflowers@daltons.co.nz. Please ensure you give the full name of the child and age if possible,

You can download our Daltons Kids Participation Certificate give to all your little gardeners at the end of the project as a memento.

Daltons Best Little Gardener
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Daltons Best Little Gardener
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Daltons Best Little Gardener
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Here are some guidelines to ensure you have measured your plant correctly:

 

A Sunflower with a Daltons tape measure parallel to it showing its height in cm


The Tallest Sunflower – entrants must provide a photo showing the entire plant from the base to the flower. Measurements are to be taken from the base of the stem to the top of the sunflower stem using the Daltons measuring tape.

 

 

A sunflower head with a Daltons tape measure across it showing the head diameter in cm

 

The Sunflower with the widest head – entrants must provide a photo along with measurements taken across the head width (not including petals) using the Daltons measuring tape.

 

Trouble uploading?

Having problems uploading your photo? Please ensure you read through the Sunflower Top Photo Tips guide.

If you're still experiencing difficulties you can email your .jpg files to sunflowers@daltons.co.nz