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 II

February 26-March 1, 2018

Four Points by Sheraton

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

Flower Show Procedure & Horticulture: Sue Kirkman will be teach flower show procedure as well as horticulture on hollies and amaryllis.

Design:  Judy Binns will be discussing functional and exhibition table designs as well as petite designs.

Monday, February 26

3:45 – 6 pm    Flower Show Procedure

Tuesday, February 27

8:45 am – 3:30 pm   Horticulture

4 – 6 pm    Point Scoring Test

Wednesday, February 28

8:45 am – 3:30 pm     Design

4 – 6 pm Point Scoring Test

Thursday, March 1

9 am – 12 noon Written Examination

Hotel Information:

Contact the Four Points by Sheraton at 804-226-4300 for room reservations. 

Room rates are guaranteed through Monday, Feb 26, 27, 28 2018, at $94 per

night for either single or double occupancy plus applicable taxes.

Ask for the Virginia Federation of Garden Clubs 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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