Over 300 specimens were entered in the 2019 Division I, Horticulture competition. The Sections consisted of Section A – Jardin des Tuileries: cacti; Section B – Bois de Boulogne: succulents; Section C – Champ-de-Mars: miniature cacti & succulents; Section D – Jardin des Champs-Elysees: orchids; Section E – Parc Monceau: forced bulbs, tubers, rhizomes; Section F – Parc des Buttes Chaumont: container grown-foliage; Section G – Jardin des Plantes: container grown-flowering; Section H – Bois de Vincennes: dwarf or miniature plants; Section I – Parc des Buttes-Chaumont: arboreals; Section J – Jardin de Palais Royal: dwarf or miniature arboreals; Section K – Parc Montsouris: heritage plants; Section L – The Trocadero Gardens: Judges’ Challenge and Section M – Park de Belleville: combination planters.
Class 1. Fraternité: Vermicomposting – 1st Place and Education Award of Excellence; The Saved Seed – 2nd Place; Ban Balloons – 3rd Place
Class 2. Opportunité: CT Daylily Society – 1st Place and CT Silver and Blue Award; CT Rose Society – 2nd Place; Rhododendron Society of CT – 3rd Place
Class 3. Liberté: Windsor African Violet Society – 1st Place and Judges Special Award; CT Cactus and Succulent Society – 2nd Place; Orchid Society – 3rd Place
Class 4. Égalité: Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station (CAES) – 1st Place; Connecticut Invasive Plant Working Group (CIPWG) – 2nd Place
Class 5. Justice: Lutz Children Museum – Honorable Mention
Botanical Arts combine artistic crafts (which must be objects with a function) and photography (open to all members of National Garden Clubs).