Chesapeake Bay Garden Club
Celebrating 60 Years in Reedville, Virginia
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
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 Judge: Sharon Lemke
Flower Show School: Jerry Jenkins, Darleen Nelson
Chair: Kathie Truxall
Assistant: Dody Douglas
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.
February Designs 'Collected Forever' and 'Any Other"
Helen Bell—yellow; Collage
Joan Clements—blue; Collage
Carol Cole—blue & Best in Show; Collage
A.C. Davis—red; Collage
Dody Douglas—1 red; Collage, 2 blue and
Best in Show for Duo
Rebecca Elston—blue for Assemblage
Debbie Gillispie—blue; Collage
Sharon Lemke—blue; Collage
Sharon Stieber—2 reds for Collage and Duo
MARCH DESIGN THEME
Duo Design--page 55 in Designing by Types.
'Night and Day '- the designs share some of the components but are distinctly different. Organized as 2 designs, back to back; entered in 2 separate classes.
Our Design Workshop in February was a hands-on opportunity to try a Collage (abstract) design and a Duo design. We learned and had a fun time together!