Note: Judges Council Meetings are open to Judges Council Members only and invited guests.
Program: Focus on Orchids
New Developments and Judging Tips. Beautiful and elegant, orchids have become very accessible. Mini-orchids and extended bloom life are among the trends. Judy Becker, an American Orchid Society judge here in Connecticut, a Connecticut Orchid Society mentor to many orchid growers, and a frequent judge at our state Flower show, will share her insights on today’s orchids and how to judge them.
Section A: Daffodils
Section B: Any other flowering bulb
Section C: Any other named exhibit
Horticulture Judges: Carolyn Bernard, Gay Canal, Carol Martens
Design: Apple Pie
A Featured Plant Material Design (HB pg. 74) staged on a black pedestal 42 inches high and 18 inches square. Designer’s choice of plant material – it does not have to be apples!
Designers: Sylvia Abbott, Mary Ann Tyma, Deb Osborne, Carmelina Villani
Design Judges: Helen Nado, June Kloper, Sharon Bender
Techniques Show ‘n’ Tell: Jan Cernoch (Winding), Diane White (Rolling), Jessica Fischer (Reflexing)