Chesapeake Bay Garden Club
Celebrating 60 Years in Reedville, Virginia
Design Themes (refer to 2015-2016 club Yearbook for details)
Class I designs are listed below. Class II designs are any other design type described in the Handbook for Flower Shows
September: Backyard Beauty
October: Trick or Treat; a Stretch Design
January: 'Bee' Transparent; a Transparent Design
February: Art of Spring; an Op Art Design
March: Shades of Green; a Monochromatic Design
April: Everything but the Kitchen Sink; an Assemblage Design
June: Everything's Coming up Roses; a Traditional Design
DESIGN SCALE OF POINTS for judging floral designs; page 303 in 'Handbook for Flower Shows' page 32-33 in CBGC 2012 Handbook. Or click here for Exhibit Rules and Scale of Points.
Master Flower Show Judges: Rebecca Elston, Barbara Yinger
Accredited Flower Show Judges: Dody Douglas, Sharon Lemke, Carol Medlin, Darlene Nelson, Lorraine Van Wickler
Student Judges: Carolyn King
Flower Show School: Jerry Jenkins
Chair: Kathie Truxall
Assistant: Dody Douglas
Flower Show School -- Flower Show School is for prospective flower show exhibitors and judges, as well as for garden club members and anyone interested in flower design. It is a series of four courses covering the principles of floral design and fundamentals of plant life. View National Garden Clubs' website and the Virginia Federation of Garden Clubs' website for more information.
October Floral Design Awards
Barbara Y. -- Blue Ribbon; Best in Show
Patsy S. -- Blue Ribbon
Kathie T. -- Blue Ribbon
Sharon S. -- Blue Ribbon
DodyD. -- Red Ribbon
Debbie G. -- Yellow Ribbon
Cheryl H. -- Yellow Ribbon
Dody D. -- Blue Ribbon for 'Any Other'
Design Theme for January 26th General Meeting
''Be Transparent" a Transparency Design (a creative design which includes see-through elements). Background and underlay are required.
NEW FLOWER SHOW JUDGES! Congratulations to SHARON LEMKE and DARLENE NELSON for successfully completing the requirements to become flower show judges. This is a huge accomplishment! They completed the 4 Courses offered by the National Garden Club, they exhibited and judged to receive the necessary credits, they wrote their own flower show schedule, passed the final exam covering the “Handbook for Flower Show Judges”.
Example of a
Design Theme for February 23rd General Meeting
''Art of Spring" an Opt Art Design (a creative design having implied visual motion). Background and underlay are optional, but recommended.
Example of Opt Art Design -- from Designing By Types, page 90