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 II

~Contact: Carol Ullerich 270-564-7592 kentina@copper.net | Kentucky Council of Nationally Accredited Flower Show Judges
~What: NGC Flower Show School
~When: Sun 1 Mar 2020 – Tue 3 Mar 2020 (All Day Eastern Time)

Location TBA.
Design Instructor Trece Chancellor

You do not need to become a Judge in order to take any/all of these courses.
Courses III and IV may be counted as a Refresher for judges for needed.

NGC Flower Show School

Flower Show School III

~Contact: Carol Ullerick 270-564-7592 kentina@copper.net | Kentucky Council of Nationally Accredited Flower Show Judges
~What: NGC Flower Show School
~Where: Yew Dell Gardens, Crestwood Kentucky
~When: Thu 25 Jun 2020 – Sat 27 Jun 2020 (All Day Eastern Time)

Yew Dell Gardens
Design Instructor Madelyn Hucker, design type: creative.
Horticulture Instructor Darlene Newell, specimens, ferns and hostas.

You do not need to become a Judge in order to take any/all of these courses.
Courses III and IV may be counted as a Refresher for judges for needed.

NGC Flower Show School

Flower Show School IV

~Contact: Carol Ullerich 270-564-7592 kentina@copper.net | Kentucky Council of Nationally Accredited Flower Show Judges
~What: NGC Flower Show School
~When: Thu 25 Jun 2020 – Sat 27 Jun 2020 (All Day Eastern Time)

In Frankfort, location TBA
Design Instructor: Janice Hamlin, Design Type- various and detailed.
Horticulture Instructor: David Robson, specimens: Orchids and Holly

You do not need to become a Judge in order to take any/all of these courses.
Courses III and IV may be counted as a Refresher for judges for needed.
270-564-7592 kentina@copper.net Carol Ullerich

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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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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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