Garden Club of St. Augustine, Inc.
Founded in 1926
Flower Show Schedule
Design Scale of Points  (HB p.130)
Conformance  (to design type)
Conformance  (to schedule requirements)
Design  (Elements and Principles of Design)
Artistic concept (selection of components)
Artistic concept  (organization of components)
Expression  (interpretation of class by exhibitor)
Distinction  (marked superiority in all respects)

A Standard Flower Show
presented by
The Garden Club of St. Augustine
Beverly Stuart, President
Member of
National Garden Clubs, Deep South Region
Florida Federation of Garden Clubs, District IV

St. Johns County Agricultural Center
3125 Agricultural Center Drive
St. Augustine, FL  32092
in conjunction with
EPIC Celebration of Spring
Open to the Public, wheelchair accessible
March 29, 2019, 2-5 Friday,   (free admission)
March 30, 9-5 Saturday,   (with paid admission to EPIC)
March 31, 10-3 Sunday, (with paid admission to EPIC)
Titled: "The LOVE BOAT"
Flower Show Committee 2019

(See General Rules below and Design Rules at the bottom of the schedule.)
(Horticulture Rules and Classifications can be found be found by clicking the green button marked
"Rules of Entering Horticulture on the main Flower Show page.)
                              GENERAL RULES for a STANDARD FLOWER SHOW
1.    This flower show shall meet all requirements for a Standard Show as set forth by the National Garden Clubs, Inc.
2.   Design classes are open to all members of the Garden Club of St. Augustine and the National Garden Clubs.  
Horticulture classes are open to all amateur  gardeners.
3.   The Handbook for Flower Shows, revised 2017, from the National Garden Clubs, Inc., shall be used by exhibitors and judges as the authority for
the governing of the show. The standard system of awarding will be used with blue (90+), red (85+), yellow (80+) and white
(honorable mention) ribbons presented as merited.
4.   Native plants on the Florida Conservation List may be used in all classes and divisions, provided such plants are labeled with the botanical name
and have been grown by the exhibitor or otherwise legally obtained.
5.   No artificial plant material (flowers, leaves, fruits or vegetables) will be allowed anywhere in the show.
6.   All properties must be marked with the exhibitor’s name.  The Committee cannot assume liability for damages or loss of personal property or injury.
7.   Exhibits shall be entered as follows:  
Horticulture Thursday, March 28, 2019 between 10 am and 3 pm; Designs Thursday, March 28,
between 11 am and 3 pm.
8.   Judging will begin at 10 am on Friday, March 29, 2019.  During judging, only the Show Chairman, the Judges Chairman, the Classification
Chairmen, Judges and Clerks may be on the show floor.  The decision of the judges is final. Any award not merited may be withheld.
No entry may be removed before 3 pm on Sunday, March 31. All entries must be removed by 4 pm Sunday.
10.   Entries not claimed by 4 pm will be removed by the Dismantling Committee and may be picked up at the Agricultural Center on Monday after 8 am.

Exhibitors are responsible for carefully reading the rules of the schedule.
General Chair
Design Schedule Publication
Horticulture Schedule Publiction
Design Entries and Classification
Entry Consultants
Horticulture Entries and Classification
Horticulture Assistant
Horticulture Placement
Judges' Breakfast
Judges' Luncheon
Staging/Dismantling/Clean up
Ginny Pierucci
Ginny Pierucci
Jan Litchfield
Dottie Hudson
Ginny Pierucci
Joanne Rosenberg
Rosemary Comtois
Elli Steiger
Barbara Roberts, Becky Shauger
Nettie Ruth Brown
Maggie Ouellette
Barbie Raynor
Dottie Hudson, Lola Stark
Lola Stark
Carol Sisco
Karen Gourley

Terry Nelson/Jeannine Silcox
Carol Sisco
Janice Stey

Cindy Kern
                                                     DIVISION II -- DESIGN                                          

1.   Entry in the Design Division is open to all members of the Garden Club of St. Augustine and the National Garden Clubs.
2.  All designs must be the work of one exhibitor.  An exhibitor may enter as many classes as available, but may enter only one design per class.  
If unable to exhibit, the exhibitor must provide a substitute. Design Consultants may not enter designs in the section in which they consult.  
Designs must be pre-registered and are limited to four entries per class.  Fresh plant material is strongly encouraged throughout the Design Division.
3.  The following may not be used as part of any design: the American flag, artificial plant material, treated plant material.
4.   Exhibitors must list plant material used on a 3” x 5” unlined card.  A brief interpretation of the design is encouraged.
5.   Floral or plant forms made of recognizable plant material (fresh, dried, and/or treated dried plant materials) are permitted in all classes unless
prohibited by the schedule.
6.   It is the responsibility of the exhibitor to keep all plant material fresh for the three days of the show.  The show committee reserves the right to
remove exhibits if they detract from the appearance of the show.
7.   Designs shall be entered on Thursday, April 19 between 11 am and 3 pm.  No exhibitor, except Flower Show Committee Chairmen, may remain in the room after 3 pm.
8.   Finished exhibits must be approved by the Design Classification Chairman before the exhibitor leaves the floor.  
After being approved by Classification, no alteration of the design is permitted.
9.   Complete definitions for each design may be found in the Handbook for Flower Shows, 2017.  The Design Scale of Points may be reviewed
on page 129 of the Handbook for Flower Shows, 2017. Judges are requested to make written comments on all exhibits except those awarded blue ribbons.
All Entry Cards scoring 90+ must be signed by a NGC accredited judge judging the show if FSS students are exhibiting.
                    Design Awards
The judges may award:
  •       One Table Artistry Award to the highest scoring exhibit scoring 95 or above in Section A.
  •       One Petite Award to the highest scoring exhibit scoring 95 or above in Section B.
  •       One Designer’s Choice Award to the highest scoring exhibit scoring 95 or above in Section C.
  However, the awards may be withheld if the judges feel that no design is worthy.
  •       All entries are eligible for the People’s Choice Award.