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April 25, 2014

93rd annual flower show opens

THOMASVILLE — The Thomasville Garden Club’s 93rd Annual Standard Flower Show opened at the Garden Center Friday afternoon with a ribbon cutting, a jazz band concert and a piano concert inside the lobby.  The show continues today until 4 p.m. with a free Children’s Butterfly activity from 10 a.m. to noon on the patio of the Garden Center.  The following winners were announced from the show:

Flower Show Award Winners, “Centennial Celebrations”

Friday, April 25 and Saturday April 26, 2014

 Division I –General Horticulture

Eligible for Award of Horticultural Excellence

Celebrating Our Clubs Past and Present

Section A – Container Grown Plants, Flowering/Colorful Bract, eligible for GCG Grower’s Choice Award:Briarcliff Garden Club-A Charter Club:

Section B-Container Grown Plant, Foliage:Killarney Queen Garden Club-a Charter Club:

Section C – Shrubs - Arboreal Award: Rambler Rose Garden Club-A Charter Club:

Section D – Trees -  Arboreal Award: Lady Banks-Our Newest Club:

Section E:  Cut Foliage: Caprice Garden Club:

Section F-  Flowering Bulbs, Corms, Rhizomes, Tubers – Countess Vandal Garden Club:           

Section G – Flowering Annuals: Talisman Garden Club:

Section H – Perennials – Tallyho Garden Club

Section I-Vines: Carousel Garden Club

Abbie W. Clements Horticultural Excellence Award:  

Sweepstakes Winner (Most Blue Ribbons):

Total Horticulture Entries: 206

Briarcliff: 70, 32 blue ribbons

Killarney Queen:  62, 50 Blue ribbons

Lady Banks:  

Rambler Rose: 35, 35 Blue Ribbons

Non-member entries: 39

Pat Johnson Perpetual Trophy Winner:  Killarney Queen


Divison II – Designs

Section A –  Celebrating Events

Class 1 – A Birthday Party Celebrating 100 Years: Informal Buffet Table

First Place:  Diane Davis, Briarcliff Garden Club

Second Place:  Ann Lattay, Killarney Queen Garden Club  

Third Place:   Jean O’Shields

HM:   Kelly Grimsley, Rambler Rose

Class 2 – A Mother’s Day Brunch: Exhibition Table, Type I

First Place:  Nancy Muggridge

Second Place: Carol Lewis, Briarcliff

Third Place: Karen Wilks, Killarney Queen

HM:  Kim Flowers, Rambler Rose

Class 3 – A Duplicate Bridge Luncheon- Capsule Functional Table for One

First Place:  Rebecca Willis, Briarcliff

Second Place:  Mary Bonvillian, Killarney Queen

Third Place:  Frances Ambrose

HM:  Nan Myers, Rambler Rose 

Table Artistry Award:  Diane Davis, Briarcliff


Section B – Celebrating Our History of Community Beautification

Class 4 –Planting for the Future-Creative Design on a white pedestal

First Place:  Jean Stone, Rambler Rose

Second Place:  Virginia Pennington

Third Place:  Vicky Johnson, Killarney Queen

HM:  Karen Warmack, Killarney Queen

Class 5 Flower Shows Then and Now-Creative Designs on a black pedestal

First Place:  Sally Sullivan, Rambler Rose  

Second Place:  Karen Hendrix

Third Place:  Gale Milton, Briarcliff

HM:  Leiann Orr, Killarney Queen

Class 6 –Welcome to our Garden Center-Creative Design on a black pedestal

First Place:  Charnie Beverly, Rambler Rose

Second Place:  Jimmy Singletary, Killarney Queen

Third Place:  Sybil McGlaun

HM:  Eileen Webb, Briarcliff

Designers Choice Award:  Jean Stone, Rambler Rose

Division III Special Exhibits and Youth Horticulture

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