Education

Programs are available for garden club members and anyone wanting to further their learning.


Workshops

Workshops are offered by different organizations.

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Education

Designing with Chase Masko - Workshop and Luncheon

~Contact: | Kentucky Council of Nationally Accredited Flower Show Judges
~What: Education
~Where: Boone Tavern Hotel, Berea KY
~When: Sat 16 Jun 2018 (11:00 AM – 1:00 PM Eastern Time)

The Kentucky Council of Nationally Accredited Flower Show Judges is delighted to welcome you to Berea for a workshop with Chase Masko, the youngest member serving on the Board of Directors of the Kentucky Florist Association.

Join Chase for a glamorous, exciting, fun filled morning of conversation, design tip, lunch and workshop in the historic Boone Tavern, Saturday, June 16, 2018, from 11:00 – 1:00 EDT.  Take home a beautiful dish garden that is a reflection of Chase’s unique style and your talents. Beginner to experienced floral designers will enjoy his infectious personality and “It’s ok, don’t sweat it” attitude.
The workshop includes lunch, dish garden, supplies, and the opportunity to enjoy the humor and creativity of one of Kentucky’s finest young designers.

That afternoon from 1 to 5, please also visit the flower show “Where Social Reform and the Arts Continue to Bloom”, a celebration of traditional Appalachian history and crafts in the same building.

Click here for registration form to “Designing with Chase Mosko” workshop and luncheon, 11 am – 1 pm.


Environmental Study Schools

Environmental Studies Consultant PinNational Garden Clubs, Inc. offers courses in environmental studies that make it possible to become literate and knowledgeable on issues pertaining to the environment. Each of four courses is composed of eleven one-hour learning units, beginning with an introduction to Environmental Studies then focusing on Air, Land and Water. The units are taught by qualified instructors. Anyone may attend for personal growth or for credit.
KY Chairman: Kay Fisher, 859-278-5875

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Flower Show Schools

The Flower Show Schools program provides the educational opportunity for all National Garden Clubs, Inc members to attend classes devoted to the study of horticulture, floral design and flower show procedures, with emphasis in informed and objective judging. This is the avenue by which members may, upon the successful completion of a school series, become National Garden Clubs Accredited Flower Show Judges. Advance courses are also provided in the form of symposiums in order for Accredited Judges to maintain their good standing and advance their judging levels.
KY Chairman: Dianne Caines, or 502-418-8715

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Gardening Study Schools

For anyone who loves plants and gardening and wants to keep up with the latest trends and techniques, the Gardening Study Schools are for you. This is a program coordinated by National Garden Clubs. The specific curriculum covers: Basic Botany, Soils, Plant Propagation, Plant Diseases and Pests, Container Gardening, Plant Classification, Identification, Pruning, Growing Fruits and Vegetables, and Growing Under Lights. This course will not only stimulate the beginning gardener, but will also challenge the advanced gardener.
KY Chairman: Jo Jean Scott, or 270-781-2089

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Landscape Design Schools

The purpose of Landscape Design School is to educate club members in the science of proper landscape design procedures and to serve as guardians and critics of our outdoor beauty with a greater appreciation of the environment, both natural and man-made. The diversity of the courses curriculum from history of landscape design to that of contemporary landscape architecture appeals to a broad range of interest.
KY Chairman: Jim Mullen, 270-350-5566

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NGC Landscape Design School

Landscape Design School II

~Contact: | Garden Club of KY http://gardenclubky.org
~What: NGC Landscape Design School
~When: Tue 18 Sep 2018 – Wed 19 Sep 2018 (All Day Eastern Time)

Location TBA, date subject to change

Most schools are for a period of two days with an exam on the third day. For more information on schools and where they are being held contact:  National Garden Club, Inc. by calling 314-776-7574 or send an e-mail.

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