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FLOWER DESIGN SCHEDULE FOR SEPTEMBER
Year Theme: “Destination Celebrations”
Month Theme: Van Vleck Garden Party
Clerks: Lorrie Weeks, Susan Gloeckner, Meredith Bergman, Tessie Thomas
Tea Table: TBD

Designer’s choice of plant material

Provisional:

A Traditional Mass Design, see Handbook pp. 182-183, allotted space 12“ wide x 8“deep, staged on top of 9 ½” deep x 52” high white bookshelf in Library.
Novice: A Traditional Mass Design, see Handbook pp. 182-183, allotted space 24“ wide x 24“ deep, staged on covered table 30” from floor in Library.  Underlay optional.  Viewed from one side.
Intermediate: A Traditional Mass Design, see Handbook pp. 182-183, allotted space 24” wide x 24“ deep, staged on a covered table 30” from floor in Library.  Underlay required.  Viewed from one side.
Advanced II: A Design, freedom of style, staged on a table 30” from floor using 36”x24” background panel provided by committee.  Exhibitor must cover background panel and provide underlay.
Advanced I: A Creative Line Mass Design, see Handbook page 200, staged on 36” tall round black pedestal with 14” square black top provided by committee. Top may be covered. Viewed from one side.
Advanced Plus:
                         
A Tapestry Design, see Handbook page 210, allotted space 24” width x 18” deep, staged on 36 ½” high x 20” deep buffet table in front of green wall in Dining Room.

 

HORTICULTURE SCHEDULE FOR SEPTEMBER
Phone or email Jacklyn Kling by Sunday, September 14, to pre-register entries.  Entries are due at Van Vleck between 8 and 9:30 on Monday morning,  September 15.  Entries must be cleaned, conditioned, and identified by genus and species, variety or cultivar, and common name.  The recipient of the Amy Hatrak Herb Award will be selected for the entry that “best exemplifies and demonstrates the growing of herbs, for use and for delight, including aromatic, culinary, medicinal herbs, and scented geraniums.”
Class 1.  Annuals - One stem for a large specimen; three stems for small.
Class 2.  Perennials - One stem for a large specimen; three stems for small.
Class 3.  Ornamental grass. Not to exceed 30” in length.
Class 4.  Bulbs, corms, and tubers
Class 5.  Roses
Class 6.  Vegetables and herbs
Class 7.  A collection of 5 different herbs for the Amy Hatrack award (see page 31)
Class 8:  Any other worthy specimen. May be container grown, pot not to exceed 6 inches in diameter.


FLOWER DESIGN SCHEDULE FOR NOVEMBER
Year Theme: “Destination Celebrations”
Month Theme: Rocky Mountain “High”
Clerks: Cynthia Corhan-Aitken, Meredith Bergmann, Charlene Connolly, Patt Sullivan Perry
Tea Table:  Michele Quinn

Designer’s choice of plant material.

Provisional: A Right Angle Design, see Handbook, pp. 182-183, allotted space 14” wide x 12 ” deep, staged on kitchen shelf 43” from floor.
Novice: A Left Angle Design, see Handbook, pp. 182-183, staged on a table 30” from floor; allotted space 24” wide by 24” deep.  Underlay required.
Intermediate: A Traditional Vertical Design, see Handbook page 182, staged on a 30” tall table in front of a background panel 24” wide x 36” high provided by the committee. Exhibitor must cover background panel and provide underlay. Viewed from one side.
Advanced II: A Hogarth (S-curve) Line Design, see Handbook page 182, staged on a table on stage 42” from floor in front of a 24” wide x 32” background panel provided by the committee. Exhibitor must cover background panel and provide underlay.  Viewed from one side.
Advanced I: An Underwater Design, see Handbook page 212, staged on a 42” tall black round pedestal with a 15” round black top provided by committee.  Top may be covered. Viewed from one side.
Advanced Plus: An Abstract Creative Design which has a dominance of abstraction. Handbook pp 185 and196, line #5. Staged on a 36” tall round black pedestal with a 14” square black top provided by committee.  Underlay required.  Viewed from one side.
Critiqued Only: Open to all classes.  May be point scored on request.
Invitational:
                       
TBD

HORTICULTURE SCHEDULE FOR NOVEMBER
Phone or email Jacklyn Kling by November 9, to pre-register entries.  Entries are due in the Garden Room between 8 and 9:30 the morning of Monday November 10.  Entries must be cleaned, conditioned, and identified by genus and species, variety or cultivar, and common name.
Class 1:   Needled evergreen branches, stems not to exceed 30 inches and must have several nodes
Class 2:   Broadleaf evergreen branches, stems not to exceed 30” and must have several nodes
Class 3:   Cacti and Succulents
Class 4:   Santipaulia: African Violets
Class 5:   Container-grown foliage plant, container diameter not to exceed 8 inches.
Class 6:   Container-grown flowering plant, container diameter not to exceed 8 inches.


FLOWER DESIGN SCHEDULE FOR DECEMBER
Year Theme: “Destination Celebrations”
Month Theme: Chillin’ at the North Pole
Clerks: Carol Lippincott, Susan Gloeckner, Patt Sullivan Perry
Tea Table: Amy South, TBD
 
Designer’s choice of plant material.

Provisional: TBD
Novice: TBD
Intermediate: TBD
Advanced II: TBD
Advanced I: TBD
Advanced Plus:      TBD                                                                                                              


FLOWER DESIGN SCHEDULE FOR FEBRUARY
Year Theme: “Destination Celebrations”
Month Theme: Escape to Bora Bora
Tea Table: Joan Larkin
Clerks: Celia Radek. Amy South, Tessie Thomas
 
Designer’s choice of plant material.

Provisional: A Traditional Mass Design, Handbook, pp. 182-183, allotted space, 14” wide x 12 ” deep, staged on kitchen shelf 43” from floor.
Novice: A Tray Design for one person, staged in functional mode, Handbook page 218, staged on table 30” from floor.  Allotted space 24” by 24” deep.  Tray provided by exhibitor.
Intermediate: A Collage Design, Handbook pages 197-198, on panel provided by the exhibitor not to exceed 24” wide by 32” tall. Staged on a table 30” from floor in front of a footed backboard 24” wide x 32” wide for support, provided by the committee.
Advanced II: A Plaque Design, Handbook page 206, on panel provided by the exhibitor not to exceed 24” wide by 36” tall, staged on a table on stage 42” from floor in front of a footed backboard 24 wide x 36” tall for support, provided by the committee.
Advanced I: A Creative Design, with moderate abstraction (with less than half of the components and plant material abstracted in the design). Handbook pg 185 #B, staged on a 36” tall round black pedestal with a 14” square black top provided by committee.  Top must be covered.  Viewed from one side.
Advanced Plus: A Reflective Design, Handbook page 207, staged on 42” tall round black pedestal with a 15” round black top provided by committee.  Underlay optional. Viewed from one side.
Critiqued Only: Open to all classes.  May be point scored on request.
Invitational:                TBD


FLOWER DESIGN SCHEDULE FOR MARCH
Year Theme: “Destination Celebrations”
Month Theme: Escape to Bora Bora
Tea Table: Joan Larkin
Clerks: Celia Radek. Amy South, Tessie Thomas
 
Designer’s choice of plant material.

Provisional: A Traditional Vertical Design, see Handbook, pp. 182-183, allotted space 14” wide x 12 ” deep, staged on kitchen shelf 43” from floor.
Novice: A Traditional Left or Right Angle Design see Handbook pp.182-183 staged on a 36” tall round black pedestal with 14” square black top provided by committee.  Underlay optional.  Viewed from one side.
Intermediate: A Traditional Horizontal Design, see Handbook pp. 182-183, allotted space 24” wide, staged on a table 30” from floor.  Underlay required.
Advanced II: A Hanging Type I Design, Handbook page 202, staged in a black frame 35” high x 21” wide x 4 ½” deep in front of 36”h x 24”w background panel provided by committee on table 30” from floor.  Exhibitor must cover background panel and provide underlay.
Advanced I: A Synergistic Design, Handbook page 210, staged on a table on stage 42” from floor in
front of a background panel 32” high x 24”wide provided by the committee.  Exhibitors must cover background panel and provide underlay.  Viewed from one side.
Advanced Plus: A Tubular Design, Handbook page 211, staged on 42” tall round black pedestal with 15” round black top provided by committee.  Underlay optional.  Viewed from one side.
Critiqued Only: Open to all classes.  May be point scored on request.
Invitational:                TBD

HORTICULTURE SCHEDULE FOR MARCH
Phone or email Jacklyn Kling before noon on Sunday, March 8, to pre-register entries.  Entries will be received in the Garden Club Room between 8 and 9:30 am on Monday, March 9.
Entries must be cleaned, conditioned, and identified by genus and species, variety or cultivar, and common name.
In the event we have a winter like last year, we will re-think this schedule.
Class 1:   Bulbs, cut or forced
Class 2:   Flowering branches. May be forced, with branches not to exceed 30 inches
Class 3:   Crocus
Class 4:   Hellebores (Lenten Rose)
Class 5:   Any other worthy flowering specimen


HORTICULTURE SCHEDULE FOR APRIL
Entries must be pre-registered with Jacklyn Kling by noon on April 12. 
All entries must be received in the Garden Club Room between 8 and 9:30 am on April 13. Entries must be cleaned, conditioned, and identified by genus and species, variety or cultivar, and common name.
Class 1.    Bulbs, corms, and tubers
Class 2.    Flowering perennials
Class 3.    Flowering branches, branches not to exceed 30 inches
Class 4.    Any container-grown plant, flowering or foliage, container diameter not to exceed 8 inches  

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