Dorchester Garden Club
Date to be determined
(? ? Oct 2022)

 Please join us for a Fall tour of seven lovely gardens in Cambridge. 
 This event is for DGC members only and there is no charge. 
 We will be accepting donations for the DGC Scholarship Fund at each location.  
 Your generosity in supporting the Scholarship Fund will be greatly appreciated.

DGC Events and Programs in 
October 2022

Fri, Oct 14, 2022


Location: Cambridge Yacht Club
1 Mill Street
Cambridge, MD 21613

9:30 am - 10:30 am Entries Accepted
10:30 am - 11:15 am Judging/Social Time
11:15 am – 12:00 pm Business Meeting
12:00 pm - 12:45 pm Lunch/View Exhibits
12:45 pm - 1:30 pm Program

Speaker: Matt Whitbeck is a wildlife biologist at the Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge in Cambridge, MD. He works on habitat management and restoration projects, as well as working in tidal marshes and on natural resource management issues affecting National Wildlife Refuges.

Program Chair: Martha Keating
Hosts: Billie Norton and Barbara Hubbard

Horticulture: Joan P. Johnson & Susan Matthews
Design: Lynne Davis & Martha Keating

Consultant: Faye Phillips
Clerk: Kathy Anderson

Division I – Horticulture

Class 1. Rosa (Roses)
a. Miniature single
b. Miniaturre spray
c. Hybrid Tea, Grandiflora
d. Floribunda, Polyantha, Carpet, Climber – one spray
e. Shrub, Old Garden rose

Class 2. Conifers – 1 branch (minimum length 6”/
maximum length 24”)
a. With cones or berries
b. Without cones or berries

Class 3. Broadleaf Evergreen Tree or Shrub – 1 branch
    (minimum length 6”/maximum length 24”)
a. Flowering
b. Foliage
c. Fruited

Class 4. Deciduous Tree or Shrub – 1 branch 
    (minimum length 6”/maximum length 24”)
a. Flowering
b. Foliage
c. Fruited

Class 5. Ilex (Holly) – 1 branch 
     (minimum length 6”/maximum length 18”)
a. Foliage
b. Fruited

Class 6. Container Grown Plants (maximum pot diameter 8”)
a. Flowering
b. Foliage

Class 7. Open Class
a. Annual
b. Perennial
c. Biennial
d. Bulb, corm, rhizome, tuber
e. Vines

Class 8. Dahlias
a. Single
b. Cactus

Class 9. Herbs – Group of three (3) cut specimens in one container
A Same cultivar
B. Different cultivars

Class 10. Chrysanthemum (Leucanthemum)-one spray
a. Button
b. Quill or spoon
c. Decorative
d. Any other

Class 11. Five (5) fruits or vegetables shown on a tray. May be all the same or different variety.

Class 12. Ornamental Grasses-single cut grass culm (stem) measuring wr”-30” from cut end to tip of flower head (spike, raceme or panicle)
a. Muhlenberia capillaris (pink mulhly grass)
b. Pennisetum (fountain grass)
c. Chasmanthium latifolium (northern sea oats), 3 stems required
d. Any other cut grass with spike, raceme or panicle

Division II – Design

Class 1. Think Green: Panel Design. A Creative Design using a structural panel/s as an integral part of the design. HB pg. 75, Section K. Eligible for Companion Design (see p. 23).
Designs will be placed on a black step stool (9” x9” x 1’). Limit four designs per class. Individuals must register with Kay Karminski and collect the step stool from Cheryl Willey by October 13, 2022.

Class 2. Color Me Beautiful: Plaque Design a design organized in a naturalistic manner composed of plant material and other optional components attached to a background panel/s serving as a frame of referenceHB pg. 93, II. Section B.1.b. Design will be staged in upright position on an easel.


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