Wednesday, November 20, 2013

Holiday Design Demonstration Sponsored by Hayfield Garden Club

Hayfield Elementary School, Alexandria, VA, November 20, 2013:  Hayfield Garden Club presented a floral design demonstration by Christopher Polychronis of Michael's Flowers of Lake Ridge.  The club hosted the event as a community service project for the Hayfield Citizen's Association.  

Club President Jack Pitzer

Floral Designer Christopher Polychronis

The lantern was retrieved from a dumpster.

The Door Prize

--photos by Bill Dean.

Friday, November 8, 2013

Standing Room Only for Morning of Design

Bethesda, MD, November 8, 2013:  An overflow crowd watched floral design demonstrations by Arlene Stewart, Leigh Kitcher and Jane Oliver Smith.  District IV hosted this Morning of Design sponsored by the Council of Accredited Flower Show Judges.  District IV Director Robin Hammer welcomed attendees before dashing out to procure additional refreshments.

Designs by Arlene Stewart:
Her invitational for the C.A.R. Conference.

She tamed the bright red Target container.

The bigger tubes were anchored by cans of food.

Designs by Leigh Kitcher:
Flexible irrigation tubing formed the container.

A mass design in a seasonal container.
A seasonal construction.

Designs by Jane Oliver Smith:
Another container tamed.

A study in balance.


--Photos by Barbara McClendon.

Wednesday, November 6, 2013

Bethesda Community Garden Club Celebrates 90 Years

Chevy Chase, MD, November 6, 2013:  Members of Bethesda Community Garden Club celebrated the club's 90th anniversary with a tea "hats and gloves suggested."  National Capital Area president David Healy presented a presidential citation "for outstanding garden club achievement . . . on their 90th anniversary of cultivating friends and the community."
Group photo by Robin Hammer.
--Photo by David Healy
--Photos by Vickie Baily.