flower show winners
Bobby Haven/The Brunswick News

Submitted by Rosemary Maulden

The Glynn County Garden Club Council’s clubs Blythe Island Garden Club, Magnolia Garden Club and Urbana Garden Club members of Oleander District of The Garden Club of Georgia Inc. and National Garden Clubs, Inc. opened its Standard Flower Show Oct. 31, in conjunction with the Exchange Club of Brunswick’s Annual Fair. Serving as Flower Show Chairman was Pat Ingram and Co-chairmen were Sherle Beck and Carol Smith, show titled, “Farm Life”. It featured 24 Designs and 203 Horticulture entries. The youth section was exceptional with 50 Designs and Collages, and 33 Horticulture entries.

In the Design Division, JoAnn Quinnelly, Blythe Island Garden Club, captured the Award of Design Excellence and Designer’s Choice Award for her creative design titled “Earth’s Surprises.” Brenda Griner, Blythe Island Garden Club, was awarded the Design Petite Award with her petite design “Time To Visit”.

The Horticulture Division, John Glendenning received the Award of Horticultural Excellence and Award of Merit – Perennials with his Rosa, Cecile Brunner. Rosemary Maulden, Urbana Garden Club, received the Arboreal Award for her Cassia Senna, Cassia bicapsulares. Barbara Horner, Iris Garden Club, received the Award of Merit – Annuals for her Coleus hybridus. Pat Ingram, Magnolia Garden Club, received Award of Merit – Bulbs, Corms, and Tubers for Gloriosa rothschildiana. Ercie Cano received Grower’s Choice Award in foliage container grown for his Notocactus, Silver Bell.

The Youth Design Awards in Preschool through age 7 was won by Caroline Kinstle petite design “Tractors, Tractors and Tractors”. Age 8 through 12 was awarded to Ben Aguirre for his petite design “Garden Bugs”. Age 13 through 18 years was won by Kenya Capers for her petite design “Berry Picking Time”.

Youth Botanical Arts Awards in Preschool through age 7 was won by Saria Burton for her collage “A Little Dirt Never Hurt”. Age 8 through 12 years was won by Dillon Underwood for his collage “Harvest Time”. Age 13 through 18 years was won by Tanya Mills for her collage “Path Through the Pines”.

Youth Horticulture Awards in Preschool through age 7 was won by Dixie McCall for her Foxtail Fern. Ben Aguirre captured the age 8 through 12 Horticulture Award for his Umbrella Plant.

Pictured on the back row are Kenya Capers, from left, Tanya Mills, Rosemary Maulden, Brenda Griner, JoAnn Quinnelly and Marilyn Hauser. On the front row, Dixie McCall.