April 2016 General Meeting

Just to remind you of our general meeting this coming Monday, April 11, 2016 at 7.30 at the Churchill Community Centre.

Members of our Society John Craw, Linda Crome and Judith Matchett will share with us their knowledge of how to start our own seedlings and talk on how to get seeds ready for planting in the garden. A question and answer session will follow.

The Library table will be set up for you again. Time to renew or get some books!!! If you want me to bring a specific book click on the link below
http://gilfordhort.org/?page_id=1659
e-mail me the title and the number on the left hand side of the page and I will bring the book to the meeting

We will  have our first flower show of 2016 and just to remind you –  entries must be in place between 6.30 and 7.10 p.m. as judging will start promptly at 7.10 p.m.

Remember – houseplants must have belonged to the exhibitor for at least three month prior to exhibiting.

You will find information on Flower Show Rules, Forms of Floral Design, Definition of Terms and Flower Show Tips in your Yearbook 2016 on pages 12 – 13. You will also find useful information on the website just look under Flower Show Tips 2016
http://gilfordhort.org/?page_id=52
and Judges’ Remarks 2016
http://gilfordhort.org/?page_id=50

The designs this evening are:
‘Tapestry’, a pave design, see OJES page 102
‘Petit Point’, a small design, 5 1/2″ – 10″, not exceeding 10″ in any direction – height, width, depth and diagonal, see OJES page 104.