Chesapeake Bay Garden Club
 Celebrating 60 Years in Reedville, Virginia

HomeAbout UsCalendar & What's Happening

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

March Floral Designs 
Click on a picture to begin slide show
ASK JULIA! Julia Clevett answers questions about design that have been submitted in the quarterly PDFSJC newsletter. Read and learn!
APRIL 2017
AUGUST 2016  

MARCH DESIGN THEME --A Creatures Great and Small; a small design. Any design type not larger than 8 inches.
Novice: Helen B- Red 
Dody D - Blue          Sharon L - Blue               
Jerry J - Blue           Rebbeca E - Blue 
​Lorraine V - Blue & best in show
               The Philadelphia Flower Show
view on  What's Happening page
Festivities of the Northern Neck
A  Standard Flower Show 
Friday, June 9, 2017
 Creative Horizontal Line Design
Designing By Type; pg 44
Design by Jerry
Design by Lorraine
design by Dody
Design by Helen
Design by Sharon
A creative Horizontal Line Design--a design in which horizontal movement is dominant. Background not permitted and underlay is optional.