First place flowers at the fair

Five pictures of first-place winning flowers in various categories at this year's Humboldt County Fair.

1. Ferndale 4-H Club members Lindsay Luster captured first place and best of division for her arrangement titled Royal Flush. The 13-year-old was entered in the Floral Arrangement category for ages nine and over.

2. Doyle Dorsey of Fortuna entered his tuberous begonia in the Container Grown Plant category at the Humboldt County Fair and captured first place and Best of Show awards.

3. 8-year-old Kyle Justesen, a member of the Hydesville 4-H Club won first place and Best of Division at the Humboldt County Fair for his entry in the Container Grown Plants category.

4. The Humboldt County Fair Judges described Arlene Longnickel's entry as a "very clean attractive display," and awarded the Carlotta woman first place and Best of Division for her cactus collection.

5. Ginger Nunes of Fortuna won a first place ribbon for her large two-foot by two-foot Echeveria entry in the Humboldt County Fair.

Photos by Mary Bullwinkel/Beacon