Welcome to Palomar District
of California Garden Clubs, Inc.
Director: George Speer
Theme: "Come for the Knowledge, Stay for the Friendships"
Publication: Palomar Pruner
Come join the fun!
Executive Committee 2015-17
(L-R): Sharon Tooley, Recording Secretary; Laura Crenshaw, Parliamentarian;
George Speer, Director; Adele Kelly, 1st Assistant Director;
Ruth Myers, Treasurer and Lynn Paine, 2nd Assistant Director.
Not shown: Bob Sangster, Corresponding Secretary
CONGRATULATIONS: Roy Wilburn & Sandy Duncan
Palomar District Man & Woman of the Year
MARK YOUR CALENDARS
March 21-23, 2016
Flower Show School - Course 2
Sponsored by Southwest Judges Council
San Diego Botanic Garden, Encinitas
Winter Annual Meeting
Monday, February 22, 2016
Host: Bernardo Gardeners
Watch this space for details
Summer Board Meeting
Monday, June 27, 2016
Host: Dos Valles Garden Club
Details to follow
Floral Design Forum
Floral Design Forum
Shinoda Design Center,
7170 Miramar Road, San Diego
1st Monday - October-May,12:30 p.m.
September 20: 9am-3pm - FREE Special Program
"Fall - Holiday Show" at Shinoda Design Center
Watch while three NGC Flower Show Judges /creative designers get your creative juices flowing with products off the shelves-permanent and fresh botanicals. Pauline Sechi, George Speer & Carvill Veech
October 5: Robert Gordon, AIFD Professor of Ornamental Horticulture A perennial favorite, Bob kicks off our "Celebrate-the Art Form" season with designs featuring the latest trends.
November 2: Designs of National Garden Clubs. Education, Inspiration and Enjoyment – just in time for the Holiday Season. Over 20 designs to view and learn about as NGC Judges explain the ins and outs of each one.
December 7: Very Special Designer, to be announced later, AIFD, traveler and teacher. Don't miss this one
January 4: Gerard Toh, AIFD,CFD, CCF Floral Designer, Floral Stylist Art Director and many more titles and accomplishments. Highly sought after for demonstrations, classes, events and council. Start the year off right.
February 1: Pauline Sechi, Creative Designer NGC Flower Show Judge, CGCI Floral Design Education Chair, and always presents an outstanding design.
March 7: Jackie Zhang, Master Instructor O'Hara School of Ikebana. Enjoy the simplicity, meaning and grace of her designs. We are pleased that Jackie could fit us in.
April 4: Gloria Aminian and Monica Lewis: The Bakersfield Mother and Daughter Team of very creative NGC Flower Show Judges. How much alike or different are their styles.
May 2: “FLOWER POWER” Our most popular program. Watch as local designers race against the clock to complete a Surprise Package design from material, container and theme. Then, like a 3 ring circus, they show a “signature Design”, a “round robin” and then a “wrap up” design.
Affiliate Members (Palomar District only)Coronado Floral AssociationMaster Gardeners of San Diego CountySan Diego Horticulture Society
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