Events and Programs in February 2023

Friday, February 10, 2023: Cambridge Yacht Club

Program:Leaf Manipulation

Susie Middleton joined Dorchester Garden Club 18 years ago and since then has served in a number of Officer and Committee positions for her Club, District and the State. She has a passion for learning and has taken courses in all the council schools. She is currently 1st Vice President for the state, an accredited Master Flower Show Judge, Landscape Design Consultant, Environmental and Gardening Consultant as well as a Master Gardener. Fortunately for us she also loves to share what she has learned and is a frequent speaker at Garden Clubs across the State. She is also a member of Talbot Garden Club and the Oxford Garden Club

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

Agenda: 9:30 am - 10:30 amEntries Accepted
10:30 am - 11:15 amJudging/Social Time
11:15 am – 12:00 pmBusiness Meeting
12:00 pm - 12:45 pmLunch/View Exhibits
12:45 pm - 1:30 pmProgram

Program Chair: Judy Slaughter
Hosts: Anne Asplen & Fran Collins
Horticulture: Christiane Williams & Mari Stanley
Design: Shirley Chatham & Patti Hopkins
Consultant: Faye Phillips
Clerk: Barbara Hubbard

Division I – Horticulture

Class 1.Forced Branches – 1 branch 
    (minimum length 6”/maximum length 24”)
b.Pussy Willow
c.Any other

 Class 2.African Violets
a.Pot diameter 3” or less
b.Pot diameter more than 3”

Class 3.Conifers – 1 branch 
    (minimum length 6”/maximum length 24”)
a.With cones or berries
b.Without cones or berries

Class 4.Broadleaf Evergreen Tree or Shrub – 1 branch 
    (minimum length 6”/ 

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

Class 6.Container Grown Plants (maximum pot diameter 8”)

Class 7.Open Class
d.Bulb, corm, rhizome, tuber

Class 8.Forced Bulbs
c.Any other

Division II– Design  

Class 1. Reflections of a Winter Day: Reflective Design. A Creative Design containing reflective materials giving back images of light to the viewer. HB pg. 75, Section M, Eligible for Companion Design (see p. 23).

Class 2. Serenity: Designer’s Choice. Non-Plant Material in the Design Division. Accessories (a subordinate object other than plant material) and featured objects (an object that is dominant in the design). HB pg. 81, Section C. 1a. 


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