National Garden Club School courses are open to everyone. Garden Club members may take courses for credit to become an Environmental, Gardening or Landscape Design Consultant or a Flower Show Judge. Consultants and Judges may also refresh their accreditation with course attendance. Master Gardener Volunteers often take courses to gain needed continuing education credits. All are welcome to attend for the joy of learning.
Flower Show Symposiums
Symposium is an in-depth course of design, horticulture and allied subjects pertaining to flower shows that is more advanced than presented in Flower Show Schools. Visit the Symposiums page for more information. See the Flower Show School page for more information on becoming a Flower Show Judge.
Aug 03 - Aug 05, 2021 Birmingham, AL
“Is it This or is it That" Differences between Traditional and Creative Designs
Allied Topic: Schedule Writing for the Design Division/s
Aroids & Sedum
Allied Topic: Schedule Writing for the Horticulture Division/s
Aug 10 - Aug 11, 2021 Okemos, MI
Rhythmic and Creative Designs
Allied Topic: Judging Artistic Crafts in Design
Fall Composites and Hydrangeas
Allied Topic: Fairy Gardens
Aug 23 - Aug 24, 2021 Oak Ridge, TN
Use of color in design
Allied topic: judging ethics
Blooming perennials, ferns
Allied topic: collections and displays
Aug 23 - Aug 24, 2021 Fort Dodge, IA
"Is it This or Is it That" Comparison between Traditional and Creative designs
Pumpkins, Gourds, Squash & Specialty Flower Show Container Plants
Allied Topics: Beat the Clock & Ethics and Etiquette for Judges
Aug 23 - Aug 25, 2021 Loranger, LA
Spatial Thrust & Grouped Mass Designs
Allied Topics: "Make It or Break It" Mechanics
Ferns & Container Grown Amaryllis Bulbs
Allied Topic: Whats New Philadelphia
Oct 05 - Oct 06, 2021 Denver, CO
Topics: Abstract Creative & Featured Plant Material Designs.
Allied Topics: Design Techniques & Abstraction
Topics: Chrysanthemums & Geraniums
Nov 02 - Nov 03, 2021 Cantonment (Pensacola), FL
Cut Arboreals/ Collections/ Displays
Armature and Illuminary
"Who am I and where do I belong"
Landscape Design History
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