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Design Themes for September - June, 2013-2014
 (refer to 2013-2014 club Yearbook for details)
Class I designs are listed below. 
Class II designs are any other design type from the Handbook for Flower Shows.

September:   Centerpieces to adorn our tables (will not be judged)
October:        'Reach for Spring' a Spatial Thrust design
January:        'Flying High' a traditional or creative design with an
                                accessory related to birds or butterflies
February:      'Collected Forever' a Collage Design
March:           'Changing Seasons' a Duo Design interpreting Winter 
                                 and Spring
April:               NO DESIGN (club field trip to Williamsburg)
May:               'Once is Not Enough' a Hanging Design incorporating
                                 one or more recycled items
June:              ' Show and Tell'  Designer's Choice Design (not judged)
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, Carol Medlin, Liz Mesec, Lorraine Van Wickler
Student Judges: Sharon Lemke, Darlene Nelson, Carolyn King          
Flower Show School: Jerry Jenkins
Floral Exhibits
Chair: Kathie Truxall
Assistant: Dody Douglas
Contact Us
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. Training is given in judging design and horticulture. Courses may be taken in any order. View National Garden Clubs' website and the Virginia Federation of Garden Clubs' website for more information.
      Awards          Gardening           Floral Exhibits          Horticulture          Membership          Photo Albums          Ways and Means
Changing Seasons; a Duo Design
Patsy's Duo Design; Changing Seasons 
Novice Category:
Helen Bell - 2 red ribbons
Debbie Gillispie - 2 red ribbons

Advanced Category:
Joan Clements - 2 blue ribbons
Carol Cole - 2 red ribbons
Patsy Sylvia - 1 red, 1 blue & Best in  Show
Kathie Truxall - 1 red, 1 blue
May Design Theme: 'Once is Not Enough', a Hanging Design of fresh and/or dried plant material, incorporating one or more recycled items. Created to move freely in staging area (frame)--page 202 in Handbook for Flower Shows and page 71 in Designing By Types.
Hanging Design
page 71 in Designing by Types
Design Workshop for Hanging Designs

Thursday, May 22 at 10:00am in Barbara Yinger’s garage. Participants need to bring a frame and plant material to create their design, which is to incorporate one or more recycled items. Contact Kathie or Barbara for more information.