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PROGRAMS FOR TGS/TAVS 2015/2016

Date and Place

Theme and Description

Name of Presenter

Confirmed

2015

 

 

September 13

Studios 1 and 2

African Violets – Showcase “Violets at the Fair” (Back to Basics Demonstrations with a sideshow of our spring show)

 

 

 

A short program on back to basics.

First half – video on African Violet Show

 

Stan Sudol

Y

 

Potting up from a smaller to a bigger pot and the neck of the plant

 

Doris Brownlie

Y

 

Start from a leaf and split a clump

Emma Bygott and Julie Thompson

 

Soil used (different soil components and mulches for Gesneriads) Ph of soil

Beverley Williams

Y

 

 

 

September 27

Floral Hall

Plant sale – 11 to 4

 

 

 

 

October 4

Garden Hall

Gesneriads – Showcase “Gesneriads at the Fair” (Back to Basics Demonstrations with a slideshow of the spring show)

 

 

First half –slideshow on Gesneriad Show

Stan Sudol

 

How to divide a Streptocarpus

Bruce Williams

Y

 

How to start a Primulina

Beverley Williams

Y

 

How to train your dog (plant fixing)

Julie Thompson

Y

 

 

 

 

November 8

Garden Hall

Design Elements and all about Challenge Classes. Design Challenge Marathon, Judging: Elements and Principles of Design

 

 

 

Elements and principles of design

Julie Thompson

Y

 

Design Challenge class – members have 15 minutes to create a design with provided materials. Simple materials provided (theme will be announced in newsletter)

 

Paul Lee

 

Y

 

Pictures will be taken

Steve Kerr

Y

 

Cuttings to be grown for April show given out

 

 

 

 

 

 

December 13

Garden Hall

End of year Social. Food and Fun

 

 

 

Christmas Social. Auction, Raffle, hot and cold foods

Audrey Burry-Plunkett

Jackie Mills

 

2016

 

 

 

January 10

Garden Hall

Grooming, lighting and what judges look for.

 

 

 

Disbudding and disblooming Gesneriads and African Violets

Beverley Williams

Y

 

Groom as you grow, consistency and care

Steve Kerr

Y

 

What judges look for

Doris Brownlie

Y

 

Grow to show schedule, adjusting lights will be sent out in newsletter

Steve Kerr

Y

February 7

Garden Hall

Preparing for show

All the fun of conventions. Great shows, lectures, local tours and dinners with growers from far away

 

 

 

Discussion on preparing for show before break (a quick overview of what to be doing with Q&A)

Steve Kerr

Y

 

All the fun you can have at Conventions – slide show

Julie Thompson

Y

 

 

 

 

March 13

Garden Hall

Tips and tricks for show success

 

 

 

Understanding show schedules and entry forms

Beverley Williams & Emma Bygott

Y

Y

 

Final grooming (removing dust & spent blossoms to gain those extra points)

Doris Brownlie

 

 

Understanding judging

Deanna Belli

?

 

Volunteer jobs

Steve Kerr & Julie Thompson

Y

Y

 

How to pack plants

Julie Thompson

Y

 

10 mins. Each 5 mins for questions

 

 

 

 

 

 

April 2 and 3

Floral Hall

Sale in Studios

Show “Gesneriads on the Move” “African Violets on the Move”

 

 

No April Meeting

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

May 1

Studios 1, 2 & 3

Gesneriads

 

 

 

Types of Gesneriads?

Paul Kroll & Mel Grice?

?

 

 

 

 

June 12

Garden Hall

Summer Break Social. Food and Fun plus Ugly Duckling Show

 

 

 

Bill Price or other CD in first half

Ugly Duckling show judged

Stan Sudol

Y

 

Auction

Steve Kerr

Y

 

Chinese Raffle

Steve Kerr

Y

 

Awards

?

 

 

Food and fun

Audrey Burry-Plunkett

Jackie Mills