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Membership Meeting

May 8, 2018 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm

Speaker: Karen Bussolini – Garden Photographer/Gardener
Widely published garden photographer, speaker, writer and eco-friendly garden coach.

“There’s nothing like looking through the viewfinder of a camera to tell you whether a garden composition works or not. Photography is a great tool for designing gardens. The process involved in making meaningful photographs is as important in garden-making as it is for photography.

Bench Show:

Floral Design: “Focus on Mom”
An arrangement suitable for a sit-down Mother’s Day luncheon.  Must be able to see over it or through it.


Wide Angle Lens Class 1: Collection of 3 – 5 cut single stem specimens, all a different variety/cultivar. To be exhibited in a clear glass container. Not to exceed 16” in diameter.

Close Up A cut single stem flowering branch, not to exceed 30” tip to tip. To be exhibited in a clear glass container of exhibitor’s choice.

Class 2: from a Tree

Class 3: from a Shrub

Picture Perfect:

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 5:  Grown for flowers

Class 6:  Grown for foliage

 Photography – Picture Perfect
A landscape photograph taken in your garden or at the Goodbody Garden.

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.


May 8, 2018
9:30 am - 12:00 pm


Bartlett Arboretum & Gardens