February 15, 2024

Program:  "The Effect of Light on Background"

Linda Taylor, Flower Show Judge and Ikebana Ohara Master, presented a fascinating program on the effect various light sources have on the color of flowers, room interiors and even human skin tones.  


Horticulture & Design Exhibits

Division I - Horticulture

Section A.  Arboreal Branch 

   (not to exceed 30")

Class 1.  Pinus (Pine)

Class 2. Tsuga (Hemlock)

Class 3.  Picea (Spruce)

Class 4.  Other

Section B.  Forced Branch

Class 5.  Forsythia

Class 6. Jasmine

Class 7.  Spirea thunbergii

Class 8.  Other

Section C.  Container Grown Plants - Grower's Choice

Class 9.  Home Grown

Class 10.  Greenhouse Grown

Section D.  Bulbs

Class 11.  Crocus

Class 12.  Chionodoxa (Glory of the Snow)

Class 13.  Muscari (Grape Hyacinth)

Class 14.  Other

*Tip: Spray ASAP with horticulture oil to kill insects and eggs that have wintered over on shrubs, flowers and fruiting plants.

Add grass seed where needed. It will sprout once the weather is warm.


Division II - Design

"Petite Design" - Maximum size 8"x 8" x 8".  Backdrop encouraged. Design type and plant material to be listed on a 3x5 card.  Remember Principles of Design. Use National Garden Club Flower Show Handbook, page 73.  Exhibitors can do a petite version of any design type in the handbook with the exception of Functional Tables, Floor Designs and Vignettes.