Tacoma Garden Club Flower Show features designs in five categories

Susan Doten’s skills are always a highlight of the show.
Credit: Courtesy of Susan Doten

View miniature replicas of Tacoma gardens, botanical jewelry, spectacular floral designs and more at the Tacoma Garden Club Flower Show June 12-13, taking place at Timeless Tacoma Treasures, Court House Square, fourth floor, 1102 A St., Tacoma.

This Garden Club of America show includes displays in five categories: floral design, horticulture, photography, botanical arts and conservation. For example, floral design classes include designs in the “Asian manner,” mass arrangements, miniature designs, bridge design and contemporary architectural style. Participants are largely Garden Club members and individuals from the Puget Sound area, including entries from Honolulu, Houston, Santa Barbara, Rhode Island and Portland. Approved Garden Club of America judges will judge all entries. The show is open to the public on Wednesday June 12, 11:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Thursday June 13, 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Admission is free.

Garden Club of America flower shows are a unique educational forum showcasing a community’s distinct horticultural specimens and encouraging spectators to seek and embrace nature’s beauty.

The Tacoma Garden Club was organized in 1925 and joined the Garden Club of America in 1928. Since1990, the club has been supporting a maintaining the Northwest Native Plant Garden. The Tacoma City Council will recognize the 122-member club for its civic contributions and stewardship of the environment during its June 5 meeting.

Learn more at www.TacomaGardenClub.org.




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