January 12, 2009: The Gardeners of the Junior League of Washington presented a small standard flower show entitled "Gardeners Go Green" at the Sumner Village Community Center in Bethesda. Considering that it was the middle of the coldest winter in several decades, the horticulture was spectacular. The judges declared the show "wonderful."
Division I: Horticulture -- From Your Outdoor and Indoor Garden
BEST OF SHOW: HORTICULTURE -- Oxalis (wood-sorrel or shamrock) by Joy Vigé:
Division II: Design -- Using the Winter Bounty of the Garden to Decorate the Home.
Class 1 -- An arrangement of all fresh plant material dominated by fresh foliage and enhanced with flowers.
Class 2. An arrangement of all fresh foliage enhanced by fresh fruit or vegetables or both.
Class 3. A fresh foliage arrangement which may include some dried branches, staged on a pedestal and to be viewed from all sides.
BEST OF SHOW: DESIGN by Jane Battle:
Standby arrangements (just in case there were one or more holes in Division II):