Are you interested in learning about artistic design and flower shows?

Flower Show School is a series of four courses that covers the principles of floral design as well as fundamentals of plant life. Training is given in judging design and horticulture.  Courses may be taken in any order and may be attended by any garden club member. 

After successful completion of the four courses and after passing the reading exam, a member may become an accredited judge.

FSS is open to all.  You may attend a single session or entire course.

Flower Show School – Course IV

Feb 25-28, 2019

Four Points by Sheraton

4700 Laburnum Avenue

Henrico, VA  23231

Horticulture: Pam Braun will teach judging procedures and innovative staging.  Cacti and pine will be the horticulture specimens.

Design and Flower Show Procedure:  Frances Thrash will teach both Flower Show Procedure and Design classes.  She will discuss abstract designs.

Monday, February 25

3:45 – 6 pm    Flower Show Procedure

Tuesday, February 26

8:45 am – 3:30 pm   Horticulture

4 – 6 pm    Point Scoring Test

Wednesday, February 27

8:45 am – 3:30 pm     Design

4 – 6 pm Point Scoring Test

Thursday, February 28

9 am – 12 noon Written Examination

Hotel Information:

Contact the Four Points by Sheraton

4700 Laburnum Avenue, Henrico, Virginia  23231    804-226-4300 

Room rates are guaranteed through February 20 at $94.00 per night for either single or double occupancy plus applicable taxes.

Ask for the Virginia Federation of Garden Clubs (VFGC) block.

For more information on the next Flower Show School, contact Val Story, VFGC Flower Show Schools Chairman.

Download registration form--WORD or PDF

Required Reading List for Flower Show Schools


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