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Membership Meeting

April 10 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm

Speaker: Andrew Cote – Bees without Borders
Andrew returns to talk about the “international” aspect of Bees.

Bench Show:

Floral Design:
“Bee Tiny”.  A miniature design.

Miniature arrangement: a diminutive arrangement that is not more than five inches in height, width and depth with all of its components. GCA Flower Show and Judging Guide, p 134.


Class 1: Nectar.  Cut specimens: one blooming stem, spike or spray from exhibitor’s garden. Length from tip to tip not to exceed 30”. To be exhibited in a clear glass container of exhibitor’s choice.

Class 2: Bee Knowledgeable: Research project – on a 3”X5” index card, document your favorite bee plant, (tree, shrub, vine, perennial, biennial, or annual). Give botanical name, common name, type of plant, height, month of bloom & color, soil, moisture, light, and zone requirements. Include a photo (on another piece of paper – b/w is OK, color better!)

The Queen

Par Class: An exhibit of exceptional horticultural merit. Entries in Par Class must have been owned and grown by the exhibitor for a minimum of 6 months. Please supply saucer.

Class 4:  Grown for flowers

Class 5: Grown for foliage

Note: If you don’t have flowers in bloom, you can purchase Spring flowers.

Photography – Countdown to Spring
A closeup or macro of a part of a flower or leaf. The photograph should include plant material. The common and botanical names should be included if they can be identified. Photographs must be mounted on mat board and overmatted. No framing or glass. Size should be 8×10. The top should be indicated on the back of the photograph.



April 10
9:30 am - 12:00 pm


Julia & Elaine


Bartlett Arboretum & Gardens