Huntingdon Valley Garden Club

Founded 1925



Design Shows


 
Floral Design Rules
revised 7/16
1. All arrangements must include fresh and/or dried plant material.
Artificial plant material is not allowed.
2. The categories for arrangers are “N” for novice and “E” for
experienced. Once a “novice” has been awarded a blue ribbon for
an individual floral design entry, her category would change to
“experienced” in the printing of the next year's membership listing.
3. Fresh plant material must be in water or be conditioned in such
a way as to remain in pristine form while on exhibit.
4. Live animals (including fish), taxidermy, natural bird's nests
not permitted.
5. Mechanics should not be visible unless they are an integral
part of the design.
6. An entry must be arranged by the exhibitor(s) under whose
name(s) it has been entered. All participants must be listed.
7. Although permitted, the use of cut fruit and cut vegetables is
discouraged and should be undertaken only with proper
treatment to prevent spoilage.
8. Although permitted, the treating of fresh plant material should
be done with utmost discretion.
9. An exhibitor may make only one entry per class.
10. The Elements and Principles of Design are the criteria for
judging.
Floral Design Rules
revised 7/16
1. All arrangements must include fresh and/or dried plant material.
Artificial plant material is not allowed.
2. The categories for arrangers are “N” for novice and “E” for
experienced. Once a “novice” has been awarded a blue ribbon for
an individual floral design entry, her category would change to
“experienced” in the printing of the next year's membership listing.
3. Fresh plant material must be in water or be conditioned in such
a way as to remain in pristine form while on exhibit.
4. Live animals (including fish), taxidermy, natural bird's nests
not permitted.
5. Mechanics should not be visible unless they are an integral
part of the design.
6. An entry must be arranged by the exhibitor(s) under whose
name(s) it has been entered. All participants must be listed.
7. Although permitted, the use of cut fruit and cut vegetables is
discouraged and should be undertaken only with proper
treatment to prevent spoilage.
8. Although permitted, the treating of fresh plant material should
be done with utmost discretion.
9. An exhibitor may make only one entry per class.
10. The Elements and Principles of Design are the criteria for
judging.
Floral Design Rules
revised 7/16
1. All arrangements must include fresh and/or dried plant material.
Artificial plant material is not allowed.
2. The categories for arrangers are “N” for novice and “E” for
experienced. Once a “novice” has been awarded a blue ribbon for
an individual floral design entry, her category would change to
“experienced” in the printing of the next year's membership listing.
3. Fresh plant material must be in water or be conditioned in such
a way as to remain in pristine form while on exhibit.
4. Live animals (including fish), taxidermy, natural bird's nests
not permitted.
5. Mechanics should not be visible unless they are an integral
part of the design.
6. An entry must be arranged by the exhibitor(s) under whose
name(s) it has been entered. All participants must be listed.
7. Although permitted, the use of cut fruit and cut vegetables is
discouraged and should be undertaken only with proper
treatment to prevent spoilage.
8. Although permitted, the treating of fresh plant material should
be done with utmost discretion.
9. An exhibitor may make only one entry per class.
10. The Elements and Principles of Design are the criteria for
judging.
Floral Design Rules (revised 7/16)

1. All arrangements must include fresh and/or dried plant material. Artificial plant material is not allowed.

2. The categories for arrangers are “N” for novice and “E” for experienced. Once a “novice” has been awarded a blue ribbon for an individual floral design entry, her category 

would change to “experienced” ithe printing of the next year's membership listing.

3. Fresh plant material must be in water or be conditioned in such a way as to remain in pristine 

form while on exhibit.
4. Live animals (including fish), taxidermy, natural bird's nests not permitted.
5. Mechanics should not be visible unless they are an integral part of the design.
6. An entry must be arranged by the exhibitor(s) under whose name(s) it has been entered. All participants must be listed.

7. Although permitted, the use of cut fruit and cut vegetables is discouraged and should be undertaken only with proper treatment to prevent spoilage.

8. Although permitted, the treating of fresh plant material should be done with utmost discretion.
9. An exhibitor may make only one entry per class.
10. The Elements and Principles of Design are the criteria for judging.

 FLORAL DESIGN SHOW ENTRY CARDS

HVGC 2017-2018 Design Shows

  All Flower Show entries in place and passed by 10:15 AM


November 7, 2017 - Huntingdon Valley C.C.


Class 1 “Tick Tock”

A miniature design to be staged at mantle height.
A miniature design cannot exceed 5" in height, width or depth.


Class 2 “Xeric Design

A design incorporating plants and natural organic material that uses little or no water. 

(no artificial plant material permitted) 

Staged on a 30” high table with a 30”X30” space for each exhibit.


Class 3 “Luau"

A design featuring tropical flowers and/or foliage. 

Staged on a 30” high table with a 30”X30” space for each exhibit.

a.  Experienced

b.  Novice


June 5, 2018 - Huntingdon Valley C.C.


Class 1 “Prom Night” 

A small nosegay or corsage not to exceed 6" in diameter.  Staged on a 30” high table. 

Eligible for the Gilbert Sewell Award (to be eligible, design must feature roses) 

NOTE: There will be a workshop on constructing bouquets and corsages near the show date.  

Location: Bonnie Schorsch's garage.  Space limited. Sign up required.  A fee will be assessed for materials.


Class 2 “City Chic

A vertically inspired Abstract design displayed on a 42" high pedestal with a 15" x 15" top. 

Pedestals will be available for pickup prior to the show.


Class 3 “Boxed In

A modified Biedermeier constructed design.  Plant material must dominate.  

Design may be exhibited flat on the table or upright. 

Boxes will be distributed in April.  

Boxes must remain intact without structural modifications. 

Staged on a 30” high table. Must not exceed 30" x 30".


Class 4 "Water Feature" Novice Entrants only

An Underwater Design.  

(GCA Definition:  A contemporary design 

where some or all parts of the design must be under visible water.) 

Staged on a 30" high table with a 30" x 30" space for each exhibit.