Floral designs in Garden Council are very different from those that follow American Rose Society Guidelines. I always enjoy seeing the different approaches to floral design.
The Council of Albuquerque Garden Clubs Spring Flower Show was held on June 16, 2013.
I thought this entry by Debi Harrington, who won Best of Show at the Rose Show three weeks earlier, was stunning. The class was entitled Ä Day Hike in the Woods.” It called for all dry plant material.
Mary Ann Moreno is also known for her striking designs. This is “Sunday Night at the NASCAR Track.”
Some new designers made their presence known at this show.
This is Debra Sorrell’s, Ä Winter’s Day Spent on the Slopes.”
This is Debra Sorrell’s “Saturday Afternoon Matinee.”
Everyone was talking about Thelma Escalante’s underwater design, “A Day Spent Snorkeling.”
Thelma also was awarded for her design In “Daddy’s Little Girl’s Wedding Day.”
Maple Levine’s design with dried wood and sunflowers was in the class “Saturday Morning Tee Time.”
It was fun to see designs so different from those I am used to seeing in rose shows, and to meet new people (and to see some old friends).