Germantown Garden Club announces flower show award winners

Contributed photoCreative line design by Andrea DiPace that won Design Excellence and Tri-Color awards.

GERMANTOWN — The Germantown Garden Club has held a type of flower show for more than 90 years. Despite the pandemic the club was able to hold an in-person show for 2021. All safety protocols were followed. The theme for this year’s standard flower show was “The Flower Power of Gardening.”

A standard flower show consists of a Design Division with 6 design classes, a Horticulture Division, Division III two Educational Exhibits and Division IV Botanical Arts, Photography. This year there were 99 entries in the Horticulture Division. The show is judged by 6 Accredited Flower Show Judges.

The top winners in the Design Division were; Andrea DiPace, Design Excellence, Tri-Color Award and Sweepstakes Award; Mimi Brauch, Designer’s Choice Award. The top winners in the Horticulture Division were; Triona Fritsch, Horticulture Excellence Award and 2 Awards of Merit; Mimi Brauch, Grower’s Choice Award and an Award of Merit, Sweepstakes Award; and Irene Clum, Arboreal Award. Mattie Gifford and Ann Bloom each won an Award of Merit.

For more information about the Germantown Garden Club call President Fran Bufi, at 518-537-4868.

The Germantown Garden Club is a member of District Three, Federated Garden Clubs of New York State, Inc., Central Atlantic Region and National Garden Clubs.

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