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Friday, April 12, 2019
NGC Goals & Objectives: Education & Artistic Design

Program:"Flora in Focus: A Primer on Nature Photography"
With the 2017 revision of the NGC’s Handbook for Flower Shows, a new design division was added called Botanical Arts expanding opportunity for exhibition and creativity by allowing for additional types of horticulture, design and other art-like exhibits, such as photography. Photographs in Flower Show competition are intended to stimulate garden/gardening interest, photographic abilities and the fulfillment of NGC goals and objectives. This workshop is designed to hone participants’ skills in the art of digital photography, with an emphasis on capturing the natural environment, and preparing them for the successful exhibition of photographs in the Botanical Arts Division.
Location:Eastern Shore Hospital Center
5262 Woods Road, Cambridge, MD 21613, 410-221-2358

Agenda: 9:30 am - 10:30 amEntries Accepted
10:30 am - 11:00 amJudging/Social Time
11:00 am – 12:00 pmBusiness Meeting
12:00 pm - 1:00 pmLunch/View Exhibits
1:00 pm - 2:00 pmProgram
Speaker:Artist Karen Klinedinst, graphic designer and landscape photographer, uses photography to explore the themes of place, nature and the environment. She teaches iPhone photography from her Baltimore studio, at Adkins Arboretum and throughout Maryland. Karen is a graduate of the Maryland Institute College of Art in Baltimore. Her landscapes have been exhibited widely, including at Maryland Art Place, The Center for Fine Art Photography, Griffin Museum of Photography and the Biggs Museum of American Art. Her work is in the collection of the National Park Service and in numerous private collections. Karen has worked as artist-in-residence at the Catskills Center for Conservation and Development and at Acadia National Park in Maine. In 2015, she was awarded an Individual Artist Award from the Maryland State Arts Council and in 2018, Karen won first place for a trio of photographs in the Adkins Arboretum Juried Art Show. 

Program Chair: Mari Stanley
Hosts: Linda Chandlee & Karen Cartwright
Judges 
Horticulture: Deana Kozak & Beverly Shelly
Design: Fran Collins & Patti Hopkins
Consultants: Faye Phillips
Clerk: Nancy Barger

MONTHLY MINI FLOWER SHOW

Division I – Horticulture
Class 1.Standard Daffodils – up to 3 entries per class, must be different cultivars:
a.Division 1 – Trumpet
b.Division 2 – Large Cup 
c.Division 3 – Small CupPhotograph by Karen Klinedinst
d.Division 4 – Double
    1.One bloom to a stem
    2.More than one bloom to a stem
e.Division 5 – Triandrus
f.Division 6 – Cyclamineus
g.Division 7 – Jonquilla and Apodanthus
h.Division 8 – Tazetta
i.Division 9 – Poeticus
j.Division 10 – Bulbocodium cultivars
k.Division 11 – Split Corona
l.Division 12 – Any other daffodil of garden origin
m.Division 13 – Daffodils distinguished solely by botanical name

Class 2.Miniature Daffodils – up to 3 entries per class, must be different cultivars:
a.Division 1 –Trumpet
b.Division 2 - Large Cup
c.Division 3 - Small Cup
d.Division 4 – 
    1. Double One bloom to a stem
    2. More than one bloom to a stem
e.Division 5 – Triandrus
f.Division 6 – Cyclamineus
g.Division 7 – Jonquilla and Apodanthus
h.Division 8 – Tazetta
i.Division 9 – Poeticus
j.Division 10 – Bulbocodium cultivars
k.Division 11 – Split Corona
l.Division 12 – Any other daffodil of garden origin
m.Division 13 – Daffodils distinguished by botanical name

Class 3.A collection of 5 different cultivars of daffodils in the same or different divisions 
a.Standard 
b.Miniature

Class 4.Conifers – 1 branch (minimum length 6”/maximum length 24”)
a.With cones 
b.Without cones

Class 5.Broadleaf Evergreen Tree or Shrub – 1 branch (minimum length 6”/maximum length 24”)
a.Flowering
b.Foliage
c.Fruited

Class 6.Deciduous Tree or Shrub – 1 branch (min length 6”/max length 24”)
a.Flowering
b.Foliage
c.Fruited

Class 7.Ilex (Holly) – 1 branch (minimum length 6”/maximum length 18”)
a.Foliage
b.Fruited

Class 8.Open Class
a.Annual
b.Perennial
c.Biennial
d.Bulb, corm, rhizome, tuber
e.Vines

Class 9.Group of three perennials in one container
a.Same cultivar
b.Different cultivar

Division II – Design
Class 1. “Capture the Blooms” – Designer’s Choice using a camera as an accessory, HB pg. 81.
Class 2. “Stay Focused Together” – Black/White Low Profile Design, HB pg. 78. Committee supplies base-step stools (13.5x14.5x8.5”). Limited to 4 designers who need to register with Kay Karminski (410 228 4755) 2 weeks prior to meeting).