October Member Meeting
October 17 @ 9:15 am - 12:00 pm
The Silver Center will be open by 8:30 To Allow for Members Who Clerk for Judges the Opportunity To Join The Meeting
9:00 All Bench Show items in place: entry cards (link: Entry Cards) completed, entry on table
Floral Design Schedule:
– Create a fall dried wreath for your door or interior space.
– Use natural dried flowers, embellish with other dried material.
– Not to exceed 28 inches.
“Autumn is a second spring when every leaf is a flower.” Albert Camus
- Class 1: Berried tree branch from exhibitor’s garden of no more than 30” from rim of container to tip. To be displayed in owner’s container.
- Class 2: Berried shrub branch from exhibitor’s garden of no more than 30” from rim of container to tip. To be displayed in owner’s container.
- Class 3: Coned conifer branch from exhibitor’s garden of no more than 30″ from rim of container to tip. To be displayed in owner’s container.
“I am so glad I live in a world where there are Octobers.” L.M. Montgomery “Anne of Green Gables”
Houseplants – must have been owned and grown by exhibitor for a minimum of 6 months. Containers may not exceed 14”. Provide a saucer if the pot has a drainage hole.
- Class 4 Houseplants grown for foliage
- Class 5: Houseplants grown for flowers
Photography Schedule: “The Path Not Taken”
- Have fun with your camera!
- Bring in an 8×10 to share –A new assignment each month! A prompt to encourage you to take a photo!
- Bring it in to share – no judging – just an opportunity to give it a try. Mats will be available.
9:00 – 9:40 Bench show judging, member arrival, social time
9:45 – 10:30 Meeting
10:30 Review / Learning Time – Bench Show Items
Each meeting, have in-depth discussion of one discipline’s entries: Floral or Hort.
what was successful / what needs help
Though points will be recorded – they will no longer be announced
10:50 Regroup in main room
11:00 The October speaker is Donna Katsuranis, Advanced Master Gardener, who will talk about Composting and Soil.
Noon – Final Appreciation of Bench Show and depart