NH Club Notes: NH garden club members compete at Boston show
April 19. 2017 8:47PM
Blanche Garone of the Derry Garden Club received first place for her Creative Transparency Design in the “X-Ray Vision” design class at the Boston Flower & Garden Show last month. The show's theme was “Superheroes of the Gardens.” (COURTESY)
The theme of the flower show was “Superheroes of the Gardens,” and the design competition divisions and their classes followed the theme.
Tracey Burhoe of the Ashland Garden Club received an honorable mention for her creative design, “Invisibility.” (COURTESY)
• Tracey Burhoe, honorable mention for her Freedom of Style Design in the “Invisibility” class.
Linda Paré of the Ashland Garden Club received a first and a Designer’s Choice Award for her creative design, “Invisibility.”
Linda Pare also entered a design class specifying the use of thorns and roses and received a high second place with a score of 90-plus. (COURTESY)
Joanne Krause of the Atkinson Garden Club received an Honorable Mention for the creative design she entered, “Wall Crawling.” (COURTESY)
• Pat Bennett, third place, Freedom of Style Design, “Invisibility” class.
• Susan Johnson, second place, Freedom of Style Design, “Invisibility” class.
• Carol Weiss, second place, a bracelet of dried plant materials, “Brace Yourself” class.
Michelle Mesinger of the Derry Garden Club received multiple honors for her traditional design “in the early 20th century American manner.” (COURTESY)
• Blanche Garone, first-place blue ribbon, Creative Transparency Design, “X-Ray Vision” class.
Mary Ellen Sienkiwiecz of the Old Homestead Garden Club received a high second place with 90-plus points for her creative design “Wall Crawling.” (COURTESY)
• Sue Cram, first place, an Artisan Award and a special National Garden Club award, a medal given once during the show for one entry that scored 95-plus points, for her cuff bracelet for Wonder Woman made of all dried plant material, “Brace Yourself” class; first place, Traditional Line Mass Design, “Legends in Their Own Time” class; second place (90-plus points), Steampunk Design, “Super Pollinators” class.
• Mary Ellen Sienkiewicz, second place (90-plus points), Freedom of Style Design, “Wall Crawling Class.”
Gail Bartlett’s Creative Stretch Design “Transformation” received third place. She is a member of the Peterborough Garden Club. (COURTESY)
• Gail Bartlett, third place, Creative Stretch Design, “Transformation” class.
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