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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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: Sue Kirkman or 502-229-5976.

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NGC Flower Show School

Flower Show School 1

~Contact: Sue Kirkman 502-229-5976 suek0551@gmail.com | Kentucky Council of Nationally Accredited Flower Show Judges
~What: NGC Flower Show School
~Where: Franklin County Extension Office, Frankfort KY
~When: Tue 1 Oct 2019 – Thu 3 Oct 2019 (All Day Eastern Time)

Franklin County Extension Office 101 Lakeview Court Frankfort, Kentucky 40601

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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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NGC Gardening Study School

Gardening School in Bowling Green

~Contact: Martha Morgan 2707815695 marthamorgan@twc.com | Bowling Green GC
~What: NGC Gardening Study School
~Where: Warren Association of Baptists Bldg, Bowling Green KY
~When: Tue 24 Sep 2019 – Wed 25 Sep 2019 (All Day Central Time)

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Gardening Course IV 2019

This is a great opportunity to learn more and to love more about gardening.  You do not have to take the Courses in sequence. This is the final in the series which will be held in Bowling Green.  
 For more information please contact Registrar Martha Morgan at 270-781-5695 or 270-792-3529 or marthamorgan@twc.com or Chairperson Jo Jean Scott at 270-781-2089 or jojogarden.34@gmail.com.  Please share with others who may be interested.

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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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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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