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Philadelphia Flower Show: “Amateur” Designers, But Not Amateur Designs

The Philadelphia Flower Show is the best design competition for U.S. garden clubs members; you vie for the blue ribbon against top competitors from across the country. . .and only one blue ribbon is awarded per design category. Creativity is … Continue reading

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Philadelphia Flower Show: HAWAII, Islands of Aloha

My good friend Gail and I went to the Philadelphia Flower Show this week. The theme, Hawaii, was one I looked forward to seeing translated by both the professional and amateur designers. I love attending this international flower show because … Continue reading

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N.J. Flower & Garden Show 2012: Whimsical and Clever

What brings together garden club members from all over the state of New Jersey? What brings top-notch garden designers and landscape architects/contractors together from all over the state of New Jersey? What gathers unique and charming boutique owners and other … Continue reading

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Garden Club Flower Show: Bringing Home the Red!

Our garden club had a small (as in size of show, not size of flowers) flower show at our Holiday Tea again this year. I entered a design in a category that required my arrangement  to be ‘small.’  As one … Continue reading

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Garden Club Flower Show Results: Surprising!

A Blue Ribbon, Wow! I submitted my “small” floral design this morning at 8 a.m.; small-standard flower show judging began at 9 a.m.; and results were publicly available at 1 p.m., when the garden club’s Annual Holiday Tea and Flower … Continue reading

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Flower Show Competition Tomorrow

“Small Design” Is My Category Waaay back in October, while I was sunning myself in Bonita Springs, FL, I received an email from my garden club offering me an opportunity to prepare and show a design in a small standard … Continue reading

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