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Design Themes for 2016-2017
(refer to 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

      FEBRUARY: The Secret Garden; Panel Design - 3 dimensional creative design, self-supporting or suspended, with panels.
   MARCH: All Creatures Great and Small; Small Design - any design style, traditional or creative, not to exceed 8 inches.
   APRIL: Treasure Island; Creative Horizontal Line Design - creative design in which horizontal movement is dominant.
   MAY: Little Women; Artistic Craft - jewelry created with fresh and/or dried plant material. 
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, Darleen Nelson,  Lorraine Van Wickler
Student Judges: Carolyn King         
Floral Exhibits
Chair: Kathie Truxall
Assistant: Dody Douglas
Contact Us
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 for more information.

  Floral Exhibits



  Ways and Means


Landscape Design

Other Programs
  Conservation and
  Ready, Set,  Grow!
  Nitti Gritti

May Floral Designs 
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ASK JULIA! Julia Clevett answers questions about design that have been submitted in the quarterly PDFSJC newsletter. Read and learn!
APRIL 2017
AUGUST 2016  

Festivities of the Northern Neck
A  Standard Flower Show 
Friday, June 9, 2017
An Artistic Craft -- jewelry created with fresh and/or dried plant material 
Patsy with her 'best-in-show' horizontal line design - April
May 23 General Meeting -- Design Awards
Helen: blue
Dody: blue and Best in Show
Jerry: blue
Kathie: blue
Lorraine: blue
Barbara: (any other) blue
May 23 -- Floral Exhibit Theme:
 "Little Women"
Class 1: Artistic Craft - jewelry created with fresh and/or dried plant material.
Class 2: Any other design type found in the Handbook for Flower Shows
Photo from the month of May in 'The Vision of Beauty' 2016 Calendar.

A crafted necklace and earrings composed of dried sweet potatoes, mushrooms and lentils.

Earrings by Helen
Necklace by Dody
Necklace by Jerry
Broach by Kathie
Bracelet by Lorraine
Petite design by Barbara