Do you ever wonder “Why did that design or horticulture specimen win the Blue Ribbon?” Are you interested in learning about “growing and showing” horticulture or the elements and principles of floral design? If so, Flower Show School will be the answer!
The Federated Garden Clubs of CT, Inc. (FGCCT) offers one of the National Garden Clubs, Inc. Flower Show School courses annually. Registration is open to any Garden Club member. NGC provides the educational opportunity through its Flower Show Schools (FSS) Program whereby its members may become Accredited Flower Show Judges or attend sessions merely to enrich their knowledge of horticulture, design, and flower show procedure.
Course 3 will be held at The Kellogg Environmental Center in Derby, CT in October of 2023.
After completing two Flower Show Courses, Students are invited to participate in Judges Council activities and meetings, a valuable continuing education opportunity.Judges Council
The courses may be taken in any order and are structured to meet the following goals and purpose:
Abstract Creative Design in Class 2
Creative Line Mass Design in Class I