The Garden Club at Palm Coast recently held their Holiday in Florida Flower Show. It was a huge success. It was very well attended with about 100 each day.
In the Design Division Becky Lindhorst was awarded Best in Show and Jeanne O’Donnell and Laurie Savage earned high scores as well.
The Horticulture Division was outstanding with 169 entries from over 30 exhibitors.
Judith Davies took top honors with her beautiful plants and won the Award of Horticulture Excellence.
First time exhibitor Jane Howells received an Award of Merit in the Cut Foliage section. Others receiving Growers Choice Awards: Judith Davies, Marinus Grootenboer, Janet Fonseca, and Jane Villa-Lobos.
This was the first time we have seen the activities of the Junior Garden Club. There were numerus exhibits of there plants growing from seed and pictures of them working in the garden. Many of the students and their teacher were in attendance to talk about how much they are learning.
The committees did an outstanding job. I certainly heard many comments about the staging. The room was such a pretty room to move around in and impressive when walking through the entrance.
The Front entrance was designed by Ginny Niebauer: Owner of ART among the FLOWERS.
We Received comments from the judges on the great job the clerks did. All of the committee are to be commended for doing their responsibilities at a high level. Hostess, hospitality, awards, judges, publicity, schedule production, staging, design, raffle baskets, Botanicals arts, horticulture, clerks, youth, education, production, set up, and take down.
What a great team Thank you all,
Linda Hensler chairman- Denise Garcia co-chairman