Friday, February 28, 2014

Registration for the 62nd Daffodil Show is open for all horticulture, artistic and photography classes.
Dates to enter are March 28 - 29!  To download schedule and for more information see below.  See you there!

Tuesday, February 11, 2014

Announcing Gloucester's Oldest Community Event
The 2014 Gloucester Daffodil Show
March 29-30 at Ware Academy
See details below.

  

Wednesday, December 18, 2013

2014 FLOWER ARRANGEMENT CLASSES

 
REGISTRATION HAS BEGUN!
 
 ARTISTIC DESIGN CLASSES
 “Flower Power - Music of the 60s” 

Click on the song title to listen to the song.
For description of artistic arrangement styles click here
 
            Class ART 1     Aquarius (Let the Sunshine in) – 5th Dimensions – 1967 -
                                      Interpretive Design
            Class ART 2    Wild Thing – The Troggs - Interpretive Design – Novice
            Class ART 3    Moon River – Andy Williams – 1962 - Design in Oriental Manner
            Class ART 4    Fun, Fun, Fun – Beach Boys – 1964 - Reflective Design
            Class ART 5    I heard it through the Grapevine - Marvin Gaye - 1968 -
                                     Synergistic Design
            Class ART 6   Itsy Bitsy Teenie Weenie Yellow Polka Dot Bikini - Brian Hyland - 1960 -
                                    Miniature Arrangement – 5” or less in all directions - CLASS FILLED.
 
ARTISTIC DESIGN RULES
 
 1. Please read General Rules* for Exhibitors.  (*See below.)
 
 2. Advance registration begins January 15, 2014, and is required for all classes. Please make reservations or inquires with Sue Zima, sueannz@aol.com or 757/593-5303 by calling  no later than March 21, 2014. 
 
3. Entries will be received Friday, March 28, from 2 -8 p.m. and Saturday, March 29, 7:30 -10:00 a.m. Closing time will be strictly enforced.
 
5. Each exhibitor is responsible for filling the space he or she has reserved or must provide a substitute to fill the space. All work on arrangements must be done by exhibitor and must feature daffodils.

6. Accessories are permitted unless otherwise specified in the schedule.
 
7. Arrangements will be shown with a background screen 40”high, 30”wide, and 18”deep. Screens are black with no wings and 40” from the floor. Base or stand is considered part of the container. This does not apply to ART 6 which is staged in a lighted shadow box 8” high, 6” deep. All arrangements must be passed by Artistic Classification Committee before the exhibitor leaves the floor. All entries must be accompanied by two 3”x5” cards. The first card must list all plant material .  The second, should be a brief explanation of arranger’s intent.
 
 8. Exhibitors may not disturb or remove exhibits until 4p.m. Sunday, March 30, 2014. At the close of show, exhibitors are responsible for removing all personal property by 4:15 pm. The show will be taken down at 4:00 pm.
 
GENERAL RULES
 
1.  Everyone in the community is invited to participate in this event.
 
2.  Entries may be made on Friday, March 28, between 2 pm to 8 pm, and on Saturday, March 29, between 7 am to 10 am.
 
3.  We encourage entrants needing help to bring their entries on Friday, March 28.  Assistance with entry cards for all classes will be available at Ware Academy during these hours.
 
4.  All exhibitors must register before entering. For registration contact Joan Jackson at (804) 694-6149. No late entries can be accepted.
 
 5.  Please consult the following website, www.daffodilusa.org, for valuable assistance in identifying your daffodil blooms.
 
 6.  Each entry must have an ADS entry card with both sections completed with name, address and exhibitor number.  These will be provided and must be completed, folded and closed..
 
 7.  The Garden Club of Gloucester is not responsible for any lost or damaged property.
 
 8.  The show closes at 4:00 PM on Sunday, March 30. Entries, awards and ribbons can be picked up after 4:00 PM and before 4:15 PM. Any unclaimed ribbons will be mailed. No perpetual trophies will be mailed.
 

2014 PHOTOGRAPHY CLASSES

 PHOTOGRAPHY CLASSES

Class P1 Daffodils in Nature or in Landscape

Class P2 Portraits of DaffodilsA close-up of a single daffodil bloom or up to three blooms of a single cultivar.
 Class P3 Daffodils with People or Animals

 Class P4 Abstract/Special Effects Celebration DaffodilsDaffodil images composed or altered with non-standard techniques.
 Class P5 Youth PhotographyYouth 16 or underPhotography must feature daffodils

PHOTOGRAPHY RULES

1. All Amateurs, professional and youths are eligible to enter all classes. Only youths ages 16 and under may enter Class P5.

2. All entries must be the work of the exhibitor and must contain images of one or more daffodils as required by the class. All photographs must have been taken within 12 months of the show.

3. Exhibitors may enter no more than two photographs in each class. Photographs may not have won a blue ribbon in a previous ADS sanctioned show.

4. The photograph must be 8”x 10”. The photograph must be mounted on a piece of 8”x10” stiff card stock or foam board with no border showing, no matting or framing is allowed.

5. Only one first, one second, and one third place award will be given to each class. Honorable mentions may also be given, but only if all higher awards are given.

6. Rights to images are granted to the Garden Club of Gloucester for potential promotional purposes.

For information on the photography division, please contact Mary Montague, 806/693-3042, montague@northrivervirginia.com

GENERAL RULES

1.  Everyone in the community is invited to participate in this event.

2.  Entries may be made on Friday, March 29, between 2 pm to 8 pm, and on Saturday, March 30, between 7 am to 10 am.

3. We encourage entrants needing help to bring their entries on Friday. Assistance with entry cards for all classes will be available at Ware Academy during these hours.

4. All exhibitors must register before entering. For registration contact Joan Jackson at (804) 694-6149. No late entries can be accepted.

5. Please consult the following website, www.daffodilusa.org, for valuable assistance in identifying your daffodil blooms.

6. Each entry must have an ADS entry card with both sections completed with name and address.  These will be provide and must be completed, folded and closed.

7. The Garden Club of Gloucester is not responsible for any lost or damaged property.

8. The show closes at 4:00 PM on Sunday, March 30. Entries, awards and ribbons can be picked up after 4:00 PM and before 4:15 PM. Any unclaimed ribbons will be mailed. No perpetual trophies will be mailed.



YOUTH ARTISTIC

Image - John Lennon  (Click to listen on YouTube)

"Imagine all the people living life in peace"

Class ART7   Youth Class for ages 6-9

Class ART8   Youth Class for ages 10-13

Bring your flowers and clippers and create your own interpretation using the container and mechanics provided.

  • Arranging begins at 6 p.m. Friday, March 28.  Garden Club members will be available to talk about flower basics, but the final design is up to you.  We encourage you to use flowers from your garden.
  • Please register by March 24.
  • Parents MAY NOT remain in the youth's work area.
  • Pick up time is 7:30 p.m.
  • For more information contact Nina Watkins, twiceasnice@widomaker.com or (804) 642-2826

Monday, August 12, 2013



The Garden Club of Gloucester will be hosting its regular daffodil show March 29 & 30, 2014, at Ware Academy.  This is an American Daffodil Society approved show.

THIS IS Gloucester's OLDEST COMMUNITY EVENT. 

Everyone is welcome to exhibit in horticulture, photography and floral artistic classes.  Special classes for youths.
 
Look for more information to be posted here in a few weeks.
 

Monday, April 1, 2013

Friday, March 29, 2013


The 2013 Garden Club of Virginia (GCV) daffodil show hosted by the Garden Club of Gloucester (GCG) was held here at Ware Academy on March 27th and 28th. Their 79th annual show is an accredited American Daffodil Society (ADS) Show. Despite the unseasonal spring, there were 1,211 blooms entered by 115 exhibitors from 614 exhibits. The exhibitors included members from 47 statewide GCV clubs as well as ADS members from six states (Connecticut, North Carolina, Maryland, Massachusetts, Pennsylvania, and Virginia) and Washington DC.   The artistic division had 83 exhibits from 81 exhibitors with theme "Springtime Along the Bay".
Host President, Lynn Hornsby, welcomed special guests, exhibitors, attendees and the GCV President GCV Ann Gordon Evans, who made brief remarks, and then introduced GCV Flower Show Chair, Bettie Guthrie, who announced the following GCV artistic trophies .
The Flower Show Chairman’s Cup for the best artistic arrangement by an individual was won by Fran Zabicki of Gloucester for her entry in Class 240, entitled, “Boat Lights on River”.

Sandra Sadler Baylor Award for the most creative arrangement in the show was won by Peyton Wells of Henrico and member of Tuckahoe Garden Club for Class 239, entitled, “Our Feathered Friends Habitats”, a designer’s choice.

The Decca Gilmer Frackelton Award for the best arrangement in the show not to include the Inter Club classes was won by Fran Zabicki of Gloucester for Class 240, “Boat Lights on River.”
The Mrs. Littleton H. Mears Trophy for the Best Artistic Inter Club arrangement  was won by Dolley Madison Garden Club in Class 238B, entitled “Gardens on the Shore”, creative mass.

The Hunter Hankins Savage Award for Best arrangement by a novice, from class 241, entitled, Mother Nature’s Wrath, a stretch design.  This entry also won GCG award in honor of the members of Garden Club of Gloucester was won by Melissa Ashe of Gloucester.

Now, Betty Guthrie, GCV Flower Show Chair, introduced the GCV Daffodil Chairman, Lucy Rhame, who reported GCV Horticultural Awards and ADS Ribbon winners.

Eleanor Truax Harris Cup, Class 1, twenty-four blooms, eight varieties, three stems each, from at least four divisions of daffodils. The exhibitor cannot win it in two consecutive years was not awarded.

The Mary McDermott Beirne Challenge Bowl, Class 2, four all white varieties, three stems each, from at least two of the first seven divisions was not awarded.

The Daffodil Chairman’s Cup, Class 3, for daffodil chairmen of the GCV and exhibited in the names of their club. The winning exhibit was won by the Garden Club of Gloucester.

The Edith Hardison Walker Award for the blue ribbon from Class 4, ten varieties, one stem each, from any collection was not awarded.

The Katherine Leadbeater Bloomer Award, Class 5, five different varieties from five different divisions was won by Laura Anne Brooks, Middle Peninsula Garden Club.

The Louise Morris Goodwin Bowl, Class 6, five varieties of American-bred daffodils was won by Karen Cogar of the Hunting Creek Garden Club.

The Jennette H. Rustin Trophy, Class 7, daffodil parent and one child, two cultivars, one being the parent (seed or pollen) of the other. May be own only one time by an exhibitor was won by Susan Perrin, Garden Club of Gloucester.
Award Honoring the Hostess Club, Class 8, was won by Dianne Spence, entry, Queen's Guard, 1W-Y, member of the Garden Club of Gloucester as well as the Williamsburg Garden Club, for her entry, Queen’s Guard 1W-Y.

Worshipful Company of Gardeners of London Cup, Class 9, was won by Martha Fidler, the Northern Neck Garden Club.

The Patricia Mann Crenshaw Award, Class 10, Novice class, was won by Wendy Winkler of the Charlottesville Garden Club, for her entry, Phalarope 6W-Y.
The William G. Pannill Award, Class 11, five standard daffodils, one stem each, from at least three of the first seven divisions. Cultivars must have been bred by Mr. Pannill, was won by Lucy Wilson of the Martinsville Garden Club.
Anne Duvall Miller Massie Perpetual Trophy, Class 12, five different pre-1940 cultivars, was won by Janet Hickman of Hillside Garden Club.
 Other GCV perpetual awards are as follows:

The Helen Louise Broyhill Trophy for the Best GCV member exhibit. Section A, Class 1, Class 2; Sections E & K, Classes 223-227, was won by Candy Crosby of Albemarle Garden Club.
The Jacqueline Byrd Shank Memorial Trophy for the best GCV member exhibit from the miniature division, was won by Karen Cogar of Hunting Creek for Little Becky 12y-y.

The Member Club’s Cup for the best standard bloom in show.  This entry also receives the ADS Gold Ribbon and the GCG award in honor of Brent and Becky Heath, given by Sarah Finney.  The winner was Dianne Spence of Williamsburg Garden Club and the Garden Club of Gloucester.

The Pat Lawson Memorial Trophy for the best stem from division 7, classes 67-72, was won by Janice Litzinger of Kilmarnock and a member of Rappahannock Valley Garden Club, for her entry, Sweetness 7Y-Y.


The Gale and Lockwood Frizzell Award from section M, class 237, best collection of 3 different varieties of Irish blooms from divisions 1 through 4, was won by Laura Anne Brooks of the Middle Peninsula Garden Club.


The Garden Club of Virginia Cup award for the Horticultural Sweepstakes presented to the winner of the greatest number of Blue Ribbons .  This entry also receives the ADS Silver Ribbon and GCG award in memory of Dr. Raymond S. Brown, given by his wife, Elizabeth C. Brown, was won by Melanie Paul of Hampton, for 12 blues.

The Presidents of Member Clubs’ Cup for the Horticultural Sweepstakes Runner-up to be awarded only to a GCV member, was presented to Dianne Spence of Williamsburg Garden Club and a Garden Club of Gloucester, for 9 blues.

Other AMERICAN DAFFODIL SOCIETY AWARDS are as follows:
White Ribbon for the best three stems of one standard cultivar was won by Kathy Gierlak of Gloucester for entry, Rapture 6Y-Y.

Rose Ribbon for the best standard seedling exhibited by its originator was entered by Fran and Clay Higgins of Harbinger, NC, for their entry, Seedling # LL ll/02  2Y-O.

Purple Ribbon for the best collection of five different standard daffodils was won by Karen Cogar of Alexandria.
Red-White-Blue Ribbon for the best collection of five different standard cultivars, one stem each, of American breeding from Section B, Class 18 was presented to Jane Vaughan of Lynchburg.

The winner of Historic Daffodil Ribbon for best pre-1940 cultivar in Historic Section from Section J, Classes 202-217.  This entry also wins the GCG award in honor of Elizabeth Clopton Brown, given by Kate Zullo, was presented to Erica Gilliam of Richmond, for her entry, Saint Keverne 2Y-Y

Historic Best of Three Ribbon for the best three stems from classes 209-215, was won by Laura Anne Brooks of King William for her entry, Beersheba 1W-W.


Historic Collection of Five for the best collection of five pre-1940 standard cultivars from class 217, was presented to Elizabeth C. Brown of Gloucester.

Intermediate Ribbon for the best intermediate-size cultivar selected from the Intermediate Section of the show, or from standard collections, or Youth or Small Growers Sections,  was won by Dianne Spence of Williamsburg for her entry Scarlet Tanger  2Y-R.

Intermediate Best of 3 Ribbon, the best set of three blooms in multi bloom classes, was won by Ceci Brown, of Gloucester for Treasure Waltz 2Y-Y.

ADS Intermediate Collection of 5, Intermediate Section, Class 228 was not awarded.
The winner of Small Growers’ Ribbon for the best standard daffodil from Section G, Classes 158-17.  This entry also wins the GCG award in memory of Edward H. Ould, III, given by his wife, Betty Barr Ould was won by Jennifer Rinehart of Charlottesville for her entry,  Protocol 6W-W.


The winner of Youth Best Bloom Ribbon for the best Bloom in Youth Division from Section L.  This entry also wins the GCG award in memory of Leland C. Bowditch, given by his mother, Peggy Bowditch, was won by Macy Taylor of Saluda for her entry, Saint Keverne 2Y-Y.

Youth Best of Three Ribbon for the best three stems of one cultivar or species from Section L, was won by Jennifer Potter of Richmond for her entry, Fortissimo.

Maroon Ribbon for the best collection of five different standard cultivars, one stem each, reverse bicolor, any division or divisions from Section B, Class 17, was not awarded.
 

Marie Bozievich Ribbon for the best collection of 12 different cultivars or species, one stem each from at least four RHS divisions from Section B, Class 19, was won by Karen Cogar of Alexandria.

Throckmorton Ribbon for the best collection of 15 standard cultivars or species, one stem each, from 15 different RHS classifications, each labeled with name, division and color code from Section B, Class 20 was won by Laura Anne Brooks of King William.

Quinn Award, Silver Medal or Ribbon, for a collection of 24 labeled cultivars or species, one stem each, representing at least five divisions was not awarded.

The winner of Miniature Gold Ribbon for the best miniature daffodil in Horticulture Division from Sections H and I.  This entry also wins the GCG award in honor of Scottie W. Baker, given by Petie W. Matheson, was won by Karen Cogar of Alexandria for her entry, Little Becky 12Y-Y.

Miniature White Ribbon for the best three stems of same miniature daffodils from Section H, Classes 185-197, Karen Cogar of Alexandria.
Miniature Rose Ribbon for the best miniature seedling exhibited by its originator was not awarded.

Lavender Ribbon for the best collection of five different miniature daffodils from Section I, Class 198, was awarded to Karen Cogar of Alexandria.

Miniature Red-White-Blue Ribbon for the best collection of five different miniature cultivars, one stem each of American breeding from Section I, Class 199, was not awarded.

Delia Bankhead Ribbon, formerly the Aqua Ribbon, for best collection of nine miniature cultivars and/or species, one stem each, from at least three different was not awarded.

Roberta C. Watrous Award, Silver Medal or Ribbon, for a collection of twelve different cultivars and/or species of miniature daffodils from at least three divisions. from Section I, Class 201, was not awarded. 
More Garden Club of Gloucester awards were presented by their club president, Lynn Hornsby.

Best Collection of Red or Orange Cup Daffodils, Section B, Class 13, in honor of Petie Matheson and Betty Barr Ould, given by Dianne Spence, was won by Jane Vaughn of Lynchburg (Hillside Garden Club).

Best Collection of Yellow Daffodils, Section B, Class 16, in memory of John W. Bowditch, given by W. John Matheson, was won by Karen Cogar of Alexandria (Hunting Creek Garden Club).

Class 238A, “What Lies Beneath” – Underwater arrangement, in Memory of Dougie Anderson, given by Terry Arnold and Becky Meeker, was won by Boxwood Garden Club.

Class 238B,  Gardens on the Shore”   Creative Mass, in honor of Elizabeth Randolph Brown, given by her sister, Ceci Brown, was won by Dolley Madison Garden Club.

 Class 238C, “Beach Collections after the Storm”- Assemblage Design, in honor of Betty Ratcliff Marshall, given by son and daughter-in-law, Wellford and Dollie Marshall, was won by Eastern Shore Garden Club.

 Class 238D, “Birds of Flight” – Framed Spatial Design, in memory of Ann Hamilton Tunner, given by her daughter, Suzanne T. Hudson, was won by Danville Garden Club.

Class 239, “Our Feathered Friends’ Habitats” – designer’s choice, in memory of Dee S. Evans, given by her daughter, Carole White, was won by Matilda Bradshaw of Roanoke.  Other winners reported were as follows red, Emily Barbee of Gloucester, yellow, Peyton Wells of Henrico, Honorable Mention, Therese Iverson of  Keswick.

 Class 240,  “Boat Lights on the River” -- illuminary design, in memory of Ann B. Dischinger, given by her daughters, Amy D. Colaizzi and Martha D. Wellons, was won by Fran Zabicki of Gloucester. Other winners reported as follows, red, Matilda Bradshaw, Roanoke, Yellow, Therese Iverson, Keswick.

 Class 241, “Mother Nature’s Wrath” – stretch design, for novice only, in honor of the members of the Garden Club of Gloucester was won by Melissa Ashe of Gloucester.  Other winners reported as follows, red, Nina Mustard of Williamsburg, yellow, Joyce Jaeger of Salem.

 Class 242, “Moon or Sun over Water”Moribana arrangement in oriental manner, 
in memory of Julia Conneely Viscarello, given by Jaye DuPaul, was won by Judy Cathey of Gloucester.  Other winners reported were as follows,  red, Ceci Brown of Gloucester, yellow, Meredith Watkins of Gloucester.

 Class 243, “River Beginnings”   Marsh Babies, miniature design, in memory of  Camden and Eva Mae Gregory,  given by their daughter, Cam Williams, was won by Rosemary Francis of Roanoke.  Other winners reported,  red, Felicity Ericson of Gloucester, yellow, Nancy Anne Cook of Fairfax.

 Class 244,”Chesapeake Bay Blue Crab”, for best youth arrangement for ages 7 to 9 years, in honor of Ann Marye Garrett Toler, given by Peggy C. Robins, was won by Isabelle Rector of Richmond.  Other winners reported were as follows red, Page Wells of Henrico, yellow, Alex Barbee of Gloucester, honorable mention, Samuel Strawn of Glouceter.

 Class 245, “The Great Blue Heron”,  for best youth arrangement for ages 10 to 13 years, In honor of  Nina Watkins and Sue Zima, given by Betty Barr Ould, was won by Gavin Corcoran of Gloucester.  Other winners are as follows, red, Margaret Strawn of Gloucester, yellow, Macy Taylor of Saluda.  Honorable mentions are as follows Mia Sadler and Alice Strawn both of Gloucester, Logan Robinson and Davis Robinson both of Alexandria.

Founders Cup awarded annually to the member of the Garden Club of Gloucester with the most points in the horticulture classes was Dianne Spence.


 

Monday, January 14, 2013

Online registration has begun at the Garden Club of Virginia web site. For more information click HERE.

This year the Garden Club of Gloucester (GCG) will not be doing their usual daffodil show as they will again be hosting the annual Garden Club of Virginia (GCV) Daffodil Show. This show is the second oldest US daffodil show.  GCV clubs host this show in two-year intervals. Please review the SCHEDULE carefully for differences from regular American Daffodil Society shows.   NOTE:  Everyone is welcome to enter this show.

Our apologies that the show will not be on the same weekend as the local Daffodil Festival. Dates of this year's show are Wednesday, March 27, to Thursday, March 28.

We look forward to see you there!

Sunday, April 8, 2012

2012 GCV Daffodil Show results

The largest Garden Club of Virginia (GCV) daffodil show in the history of its club was held in Gloucester on March 29th and 30th at Ware Academy.  This show was also an American Daffodil Society (ADS) Mid-Atlantic Regional Show.  There were 2,130 blooms entered by 108 exhibitors from 1,046 exhibits.  The exhibitors included members from 46 statewide GCV clubs as well as ADS members from six states, Connecticut, North Carolina, Maryland, West Virginia, Pennsylvania, and Virginia.  The last time the GCV show was held here was over forty years (1974-75) ago.

The show awards began at 2:30 pm on Thursday, March 29th , with Carole White, the Garden Club of Gloucester (GCG) president,  introducing Kim Nash, the GCV president.

Then the horticulture awards were read by Lucy Rhame of Alexandria, the GCV Daffodil Chairman as  Kim Nash presented the awards to the following winners.

The awards began with the GCV perpetual trophies from Classes 1 - 12 that are open only to Garden Club of Virginia members. These trophies are as follows:

Eleanor Truax Harris Cup from Class 1, twenty-four blooms, eight varieties, three stems each, from at least four divisions of daffodils.  The exhibitor cannot win it in two consecutive years.  This trophy was not awarded.

The Mary McDermott Beirne Challenge Bowl from Class 2, four all white varieties, three stems each, from at least two of the first seven divisions was won by Suzanne Worsham of the Leesburg Garden Club.

The Daffodil Chairman’s Cup from Class 3, for daffodil chairmen of the GCV and exhibited in the names of their club.  The winning exhibit was won by the Spotswood Garden Club.

The Edith Hardison Walker Award for the blue ribbon from Class 4, ten varieties, one stem each, from any collection won by Janet Hickman of the Hillside Garden Club.

The Katherine Leadbeater Bloomer Award, Class 5, five different varieties from five different divisions was won by Suzanne Worsham of the Leesburg Garden Club.

The Louise Morris Goodwin Bowl, Class 6, five varieties of American-bred daffodils was won by Karen Cogar of the Huntington Creek Garden Club.

The Jennette H. Rustin Trophy from Class 7, daffodil parent and one child, two cultivars, one being the parent (seed or pollen) of the other.  May be own only one time by an exhibitor.  The winner was Janet Hickman of the Hillside Garden Club.

Award Honoring the Hostess Club Class 8, was won by Jaye DuPaul, member of the Garden Club of Gloucester with her entry, Stratsphere 7y-o. Twenty GCG club members entered this class.

Worshipful Company of Gardeners of London Cup was not awarded.

The Patricia Mann Crenshaw Award, Class 10, Novice class was won by Jill Beach member of the Leesburg Garden Club, entry, Merlin 3w-gyr.

The William G. Pannill Award Class 11, five standard daffodils, one stem each, from at least three of the first seven divisions.  Cultivars must have been bred by Mr. Pannill.  Winner was Jane C. Vaughn of Hillside Garden Club.

Anne Duvall Miller Massie Perpetual Trophy, Class 12, five different pre-1940 cultivars was Elizabeth Clopton Brown of the Garden Club of Gloucester

The Helen Louise Broyhill Trophy for the Best GCV member exhibit was Janet Hickman of  the Hillside Garden Club.

The Jacqueline Byrd Shank Memorial Trophy* for the best GCV member exhibit from the miniature division, was Karen Cogar of the Huntington Creek Garden Club.

The Member Club’s Cup for the best bloom in show was Jane Vaughn of the Hillside Garden Club.

The Pat Lawson Memorial Trophy for the best stem from division 7, classes 67-72, was Mary Koonce of Summit Point, WV, for the entry, Circuit 7y-y.

The Gale and Lockwood Frizzell Award from section M, class 237, best collection of 3 different varieties of Irish blooms from divisions 1 through 4, was Elizabeth Clopton Brown of Gloucester. 

The Garden Club of Virginia Cup award for the Horticultural Sweepstakes presented to the winner of the greatest number of Blue Ribbons was Mitch and Kate Carney of Boonesboro, MD, with 16 blue ribbons.

The Presidents of Member Clubs’ Cup for the Horticultural Sweepstakes Runner-up to be awarded only to a GCV member was Suzanne Worsham of the Leesburg Garden Club with a total of 11 blue ribbons.

Continuing on with AMERICAN DAFFODIL SOCIETY AWARDS

Gold Ribbon for the best standard daffodil in Horticulture Division excluding Historic section was Richard Ezell of Gettysburg, PA, for the entry, Gay Tabor 4W-O. 

White Ribbon for the best three stems of one standard cultivar was Mitch and Kate Carney of Boonesboro, MD, for the entry, Rondo, 9W-GYR.  

Rose Ribbon for the best standard seedling exhibited by its originator was Anne Donnell Smith for the entry, Seedling 94C-14 Modulux x BenVorlich 2W-YYR.

Purple Ribbon for the best collection of five different standard daffodils was Mitch and Kate Carney of Boonesboro, MD.  This entry also won the best ADS Intermediate Collection of 5. 

Red-White-Blue Ribbon for the best collection of five different standard cultivars, one stem each, of American breeding from Section B, Class 18 was won by Ceci Brown of Gloucester.

Historic Daffodil Ribbon for best pre-1940 cultivar in Historic Section from Section J, Classes 202-217 was Mitch and Kate Carney of Boonesboro, MD, for the entry, Dinkie 3 Y-GYR.

Historic Best of Three Ribbon for the best three stems from classes 209-215 was David Vaughn of Lynchburg for the entry, Erlicheer 4w-y.

Historic Collection of Five for the best collection of five pre-1940 standard cultivars from class 217 was Karen Cogar of Alexandria.

Intermediate Ribbon for the best intermediate-size cultivar selected from the Intermediate Section of the show, or from standard collections, or Youth or Small Growers Sections was Katherine Beale of Norfolk for the entry, Pink China 2W-P.

Small Growers’ Ribbon for the best standard daffodil from Section G, Classes 158-17 was Leigh Barth of Madison Heights for entry, Colonial Treasure, 3W-GWW. 

Youth Best Bloom Ribbon for the best Bloom in Youth Division from Section L, was Madeleine Wallach of Middleburg for the entry, Hambledon 2YYW-Y. 

Youth Best of Three Ribbon for the best three stems of one cultivar or species from Section L, Class 236, was Ryan Potter of Richmond for entry, Ice Wing, 5W-W.

Maroon Ribbon for the best collection of five different standard cultivars, one stem each, reverse bicolor, any division or divisions from Section B, Class 17,  not awarded.

Marie Bozievich Ribbon for the best collection of 12 different cultivars or species, one stem each from at least four RHS divisions from Section B,  Class 19, was won by Richard Ezell of Gettysburg, PA. 

Throckmorton Ribbon for the best collection of 15 standard cultivars or species, one stem each, from 15 different RHS classifications, each labeled with name, division and color code from Section B, Class 20 was Karen Cogar of Alexandria. 

Quinn Award, Silver Medal or Ribbon, for a collection of 24 labeled cultivars or species, one stem each, representing at least five divisions, not awarded.

Miniature Gold Ribbon for the best miniature daffodil in Horticulture Division from Sections H and I was Olivia Welbourn of Owings Springs, Md., for entry, Shillingstone 8w-w.

Miniature White Ribbon for the best three stems of same miniature daffodils from Section H, Classes 185-197 was Olivia Welbourn of Owings Springs, Md., for entry, Oxford Gold 10y-y. 

Miniature Rose Ribbon for the best miniature seedling exhibited by its originator was Mitch and Kate Carney of Boonesboro, Md.,  for entry, Seedling # 03-12 Golden Bells OP.

Lavender Ribbon for the best collection of five different miniature daffodils from Section I, Class 198,  was Mitch and Kate Carney, Boonesboro, MD. 

Miniature Red-White-Blue Ribbon for the best collection of five different miniature cultivars, one stem each of American breeding  from Section I,  Class 199, was Mitch and Kate Carney of Boonesboro, MD.   

Delia Bankhead Ribbon, formerly the Aqua Ribbon, for best collection of nine miniature cultivars and/or species, one stem each, from at least three different, was Mitch and Kate Carney, Boonesboro, MD. 

Roberta C. Watrous Award, Silver Medal or Ribbon, for a collection of twelve different cultivars and/or species of miniature daffodils from at least three divisions. from Section I, Class 201 was Olivia Welbourn of Owings Mills, Md. 

Silver Ribbon is awarded to the exhibitor winning the most blue ribbons in the Horticulture Division was Mitch and Kate Carney of Boonesboro, Md., winning 16 blue ribbons.  

Special ADS Regional Awards given only at Regional Shows:

Tuggle Award for the best collection of three stems each of twelve different daffodil cultivars and/or species from at least three RHS divisions was not awarded.

Miniature Bronze Ribbon for the best collection of three stems each of five different cultivars and/or species from at least three RHS divisions was Mitch and Kate Carney, Boonesboro, MD.  

After the horticulture awards,  Lynn Gas, the GCV Flower Shows Chairman, presented the GCV Artistic Awards.   There were 81 artistic exhibitors entering 79 exhibits. 

The Flower Show Chairman’s Cup for the Best Artistic Arrangement by an individual was Matilda Bradshaw of Mill Mountain Garden Club for her entry in Class 242, entitled, Gloucester’s Daffodil Industry.  This entry also received The Sandra Sadler Baylor Award for the most creative arrangement in show and The Decca Gilmer Frackelton Award  for  the best arrangement in the show both awards did not include the Inter Club artistic classes .

The Mrs. Littleton H. Mears Trophy for the Best Artistic Inter Club arrangement was won by Charlottesville Garden Club for their entry, Roaring Springs, Waterfall design, Class 240C.

The Hunter Hankins Savage Award for Best arrangement by a novice, was Kate Zullo, member of the Garden Club of Gloucester, from class 241, entitled, The Boys Scouts Log Cabin, a landscape design. Class 243, Werowocomoco, an assemblage design, blue won by Fran Zabici of  Zanoni, red, Matilda Bradshaw ,  Roanoke,  yellow, Rosemary Francis, Roanoke, honorable mentions, Peyton Wells, Richmond, and Jeanette Cadwallender, Fredericksburg.

Class 244, Three Historic Churches, parallel design, blue won by Darla Carroll, Gloucester, red, Judy Cathey, Gloucester, yellow, Melissa Ashe, Gloucester Point, and  honorable mention, Lynde Fletcher, Roanoke.

Class 245, Walter Reed’s Birthplace, a miniature arrangement, blue won by Peggy Robins, Gloucester Point, red, Felicity Ericson, Gloucester, yellow, Susan Briggs, Bena, honorable mention, Mari Ann Banks, Gloucester

Lastly, the Garden Club of Gloucester Awards was presented by their president, Carole White.  These trophies are as follows:

In memory of Pinkey Matheson and Mary Whitehead, given by Petie W. Matheson, for the Best Standard Bloom in the Show was Richard Ezell, Gettsburg, Pa., for entry, Gay Tabor 4w-o.

In memory of Dr. Raymond S. Brown, given by his wife, Elizabeth Clopton Brown, for the Best Miniature Bloom in the Show was Olivia Welbourn, Owings Mills, Md., for entry, Shillingstone 8w-w.

In memory of Edward H. Ould, III, given by Betty Barr Ould, for the most Blue Ribbons in Horticulture was Mitch and Kate Carney of Boonesboro, Md., receiving 16 blue ribbons.

In memory of Ann B. Dischinger, given by her daughters  Amy D. Colaizzi and  Martha D.Wellons, for the Best Bloom from the Small Grower’s Division from Section G was Leigh Barth of Madison Heights, for entry, Colonial Treasure 3w-gww.

In memory of Leland C. Bowditch, given by his mother, Peggy Bowditch, for the Best Bloom from the Youth Division from Section L was Madeleine Wallach, Middleburg, for entry, Hambledon 2y-y.

In honor of Elizabeth Clopton Brown, given by Kate Zullo, for the Best Bloom from the Historic Division from Section J was Mitch and Kate Carney of Boonesboro, Md, for entry, Dinkie 3y-gyr.

In honor of Petie Matheson and Betty Barr Ould, given by Diane Spence, for the Best Collection of Red or Orange Cup Daffodils from Section B, Class 13 was Richard Ezell of Gettysburg, Pa.

In honor of Carole White, given by the GCG Board, Best Collection of Yellow Daffodils from Section B, Class 16 was Patricia A. Goins of Fairfax. 

In memory of Ann H. Tunner, given by her daughter Suzanne Tunner Hudson, Blue Ribbon from Class 240A, entitled Colonial Court House, an early colonial design, was the Hampton Roads Garden Club.

In memory of Mildred Warner Marshall Boyd, given by her son, Thomas M. Boyd, Blue Ribbon from Class 240B, entitled Rosewell, Late Georgian design, was the Virginia Beach Garden Club.

In memory of Helen H. Meekins, given by Karen Malo, Blue Ribbon from Class 240C, entitled Roaring Springs, a waterfall design, was the Charlottesville Garden Club.

In memory of Beverley R. W. Marshall, given by his wife, Betty Marshall, blue ribbon from Class 240D, entitled Virginia Institute Marine Science, Free Form design, was the Tuckahoe Garden Club.

In memory of Dougie Anderson and Kitty Wilson, given by Becky Meeker for the Best Arrangement by a Novice from Class 241, entitled Boy Scouts Log Cabin, was Kate Zullo of Gloucester. Other ribbons awarded were red, Shannah Cooper, Gloucester; yellow, Terry Buntrock, Williamsburg.

In memory of Eva Mae Gregory, given by her daughter,  Cam Williams, for the Best Arrangement in the Show, was won by Matilda Bradshaw, Roanoke,  from class 242, Gloucester’s Daffodil industry. Other ribbons awarded were red, Peyton Wells, Richmond; yellow, Kitty Martin, Gloucester Point; honorable mentions, Lauurie Hollady, Gordonsville, and Joyce Rice, Roanoke..

In memory of Dee S. Evans, given by Carole White, for the best youth arrangement from Ages 7-9 was won by Alex Barbee, Gloucester, for his entry, Daffodil Parade Float.  Other youths ribbons are as follows red, Augustus Kettle, North, yellow, Amelia Parcell, Gloucester, honorable mentions, Stephanie Riedell and Holli Gubeli, both of Gloucester.

In memory of Ray Brown, given by his sister, Ceci Brown, for the best youth arrangement from Ages 10-13 was won by Lila Sadler of Gloucester for her entry, Tribute to Local Waterman.  Other youths ribbons are as follows, red, Gavin Corcoran, Gloucester, honorable mentions, Gibson Hylton, Ordinary, Kathryn James, Hayes, and Mia Sadler, Gloucester.

Founders Cup awarded annually to the member of the Garden Club of Gloucester with the most points in the horticulture classes was Elizabeth Clopton Brown.