Articles on HORTICULTURE for DGC Members
Curated and collected by Jeanne Bernard, and others.
This page will be/ can be an educational resource on Horticulture
HORTICULTURE TOPICS posted on the DGC web pages
Frequently asked Questions (FAQ).
Updated March 2023
Dorchester Garden Club members participate in ‘mini’ flower shows monthly in order to learn more about horticulture and design and to better prepare them for entering National Garden Club (NGC) Standard Flower Shows, an activity replete with many rules and requirements. With this monthly practice of mini flower shows at meetings, our members learn a great deal and become very competitive in District and State flower shows.
Educational materials created and provided by Jeanne Bernard and her team.
FAQ #1 : (to be posted later)
For all mini-flower shows:
How to correctly use PLANT TERMINOLOGY?
In this RESPONSE to a FAQ we want to help our members to learn and be more accurate about using official Plant Terminology.
FAQ #2: For mini-Flower show schedules with
HERB Exhibits: TBA
What do you mean by same or different cultivars of Herbs?
How to provide complete names.
FAQ #3: For mini-Flower show schedules with
Here we want to highlight a few relevant links to sister organizations for our DGC Member activities.