Did you know you can attend Symposium even if you aren’t a flower show judge?

Any garden club member is eligible to attend.  Information offered at Symposium is more advanced than that presented in flower show schools.

November 14-15, 2018

Four Points by Sheraton

4700 S. Laburnum Avenue,

Henrico, Virginia  23231


Design: Lynn Fronk

New Designs - Cascade & Low-Profile 

Allied Topic:  Design Techniques

Horticulture: Dottie Howatt

“Horticulture Speciality Shows” and “The Any Other Class”

Allied Topics:

  1. 1) “An Ethics and Etiquette Tune-up and Maintenance Check”

  2. 2)“Beat the Clock” -- Stumbling blocks to timely judging


Wednesday, November 14

8:00am – 9:15am      Announcements & Design Allied

9:30 – noon       Design

1:00 – 2:30 pm       Design

3 – 5pm       Point Scoring Test

Thursday, November 15

8:00am – 9:15am      Announcements & Horticulture Allied

9:30 – noon       Horticulture 

1 – 2:30       Horticulture   

3 – 5pm       Point Scoring Test

Download complete schedule and registration form--WORD or PDF

Click HERE to access 2017 NGC Judge’s Credentials and Flower Show School Forms


Contact the Four Points by Sheraton at 804-226-4300 for room reservations.  Room rates are guaranteed through October 13, 2018, at $95 per night either single or double occupancy plus applicable taxes.  Ask for the Virginia Federation of Garden Clubs block.

Questions – Contact Frances Thrash or call 757-481-3484


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