A River Runs Through It

April 20, 2016 @ 2:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Garden Club of Jacksonville
1005 Riverside Ave
Jacksonville, FL 32204

The Garden Club of Jacksonville ballroom will be the setting for dozens of floral, horticultural and photographic displays, at the “A River Runs Through It”Garden Club of America (GCA) juried flower show, hosted by The Late Bloomers Garden Club on Wednesday, April 20, from 2 to 5 pm.

Show entries are expected from member clubs from throughout the Southeast.  The show, which is free to the public, consists of four divisions: Floral Design, Horticulture, Photography, and Conservation/Education.  Overall there will be 38 competitive classes.

The Floral Design division will have themes inspired by Jacksonville history such as “A Blinding Typhoon of Smoke and Dust,” and “Hemming Park.” The Photography divisions will include the Cummer-inspired, “Design in the Garden,” Jacksonville Zoo & Gardens-inspired, “Botanical Portrait, and RAM’s Farmers’ Market-inspired “Still Life.”

In the Conservation/Education division, the Conservation exhibit will include examples of ecologically beneficial native plants that reduce harmful contaminants, improve air quality, and restore native habitats through a natural process called phytoremediation.  It will also feature the St. Johns River and the local wildlife that will be affected by restoring biodiversity, wildlife habitat and natural beauty.