Michigan Consultants Council Garden Walk

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Requirements for 2016

Three $100 awards are given:

  • Club membership up to 49
  • Club membership 50 to 99
  • Club membership 100 and above

No Book of Evidence is required. In a large envelope, include the following: Garden Club name as it should appear on any award received, contact person (name/phone/email address) Garden Walk Map/Ticket, Publicity, Labeled photos of the garden walk (limit 14), educational handouts, a one page narrative that show cases the walk: brief description of gardens, number of club members and their participation, member recruitment, educational displays, etc.

The Garden Walk Evaluation by three Landscape Consultants has been eliminated and is no longer part of this award.

Mail by November 15, 2016, send envelope containing above information to:

Michigan Consultants Council
c/o Nancy (Stark) Higgins, President
1801 Sylvan Lane
Midland, MI 48640-6760
(989) 835-2394 Email: nstark1801@nullaol.com

The following scale of points is used to Judge Garden Walk Awards:

  • 20 Points — Clarity of map and tour schedule, and location of gardens in relation to distance
  • 20 Points — Overall appearance of gardens
  • 20 Points — Variety of garden types (Shade, rock, formal, water, etc.)
  • 10 Points — Publicity
  • 10 Points — Educational Value (Plant markers, worthy features)
  • 10 Points — Club Involvement (membership recruitment, budget, members involved
  • 10 Points — Miscellaneous (Floral designs, plant sales, displays, refreshments)
  • 100 Points — TOTAL