Monthly Exhibits

Rules for Design

1. All references made to handbook are from the “Handbook for Flower Shows” Revised 2007.
2. All designs and horticulture must be in place by 12:30 p.m.
3. Space allowed for designs is 20” except for miniatures and small designs. Backgrounds are encouraged. They come 20”wide.
4. Man-made components are allowed in designs requiring all fresh plant material.

Rules for Horticulture

1. No more than 10 specimens per person per meeting.
2. Specimens must be named: Genus, Species, & Variety or Cultivar

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LURAY GARDEN CLUB  EXHIBITS for  2011-2013

July 12
“Above & Below” Underwater Design- Handbook p. 212
“Down the Garden Path”
Designer’s Choice of design type and choice of plant material

August 9
“The Primaries” a creative design using one or all 3 primary colors. Designers choice of plant material
“Vacation Time” Designers choice of design style and choice of plant material.

September 13
“This and That” Choice of design type using plant material left in garden from summer.
“The Asters” Creative Design using plant material from Asteraceae family such as asters or chrysanthemum

October 11
Bring Horticulture if Available

November 8
“Savor the Season” A design suitable for a buffet or dining table for Thanksgiving
“Welcome Home” A Holiday wreath or swag to be hung on the front door.

December 11
Decorated Packages (Small, Medium, Large)
See Page 38 for Design Requirements

January 10
Design Workshop : No Design / No Horticulture

February 14
“Any Miniature Design”
Design of your own choice

March 13
“Small Design” Name your own design.
“Wearing of the Green” Choice of design type.-Use ALL Green Plant Materials.

April 10
“April Showers” Choice of Design,Style, and plant material
“How About That”-Your choice of design type and plant material.

May 8
“May Pole” Creative Design-Your choice of plant material
“Come Grow with Me” A mono-botanic design

Petite Standard Flower Show: May 11 & 12

June 12
No Designs or Horticulture

July 10
“Fireworks” Creative Design-Your choice of plant materials
“On the Beach” A Creative Design-Your choice of plant materials

August 14
“Long Hot Summer”-Your choice of design type and plant material
“Picnic Time” A Functional Table HB Pg. 215-116
Manner of Dining Al Fresco HB Pg. 218-D

September 11
“Stormy Weather” Creative design showing movement.-Your choice of plant material.
“Harvest Time” Your choice of design type and plant material

October 9
No Designs
Horticulture if Available

November 13
“Harvest Basket” A collection of fruit, vegetables,Nuts, seedpods etc. arranged in a basket or other container
“Christmas” Any design you would like to use in your home during the holiday season.

December 11
Decorated Packages (Small, Medium, Large) See Page 38 for Design Requirements

2013 Meetings

January 8
No Design
No Horticulture

February 12
“Be My Valentine” Your choice of design type and plant material

March 12
“Winds of Change” A creative design-Your choice of plant material
“Welcome Spring”-Your choice of design type and plant material
April 9
“Easter Morning”-Your choice of design type and plant material
“April Showers-May Flowers”-Your choice of design type and plant material

May 14
“May Basket” A design in a basket-Your choice of design type and plant material
“What’s my Angle”-An angle design HB Pg 196-197

June 11
No Designs or Horticulture