The BC Council of Garden Clubs is responsible for the accreditation of judges for horticulture and floral design.

We are responsible for maintaining the BCCGC Horticulture Judging and Exhibiting Standards Manual and the provision of periodic Horticulture Judging Courses for the accreditation of new judges as well as the updating of current judges throughout the province of BC.

A judges list may be obtained by contacting the Judging committee through the First Vice-President

BCCGC Horticulture Judging and Exhibiting Standards Manual

This manual is 355 pages which contains a booklet ‘A Guide to Organizing Flower Shows for Garden Clubs’ by Ruth McLeod as well as information on Flowers, Fruits and Vegetables.  It also contains an Appendix, Glossary and Index.  This manual is suitable for Clubs, Club members who want to place exhibits in shows as well as for Judges.  The Horticulture Manual costs $25.00 plus postage.

BCCGC Floral Design Judging and Exhibiting Standards Manual

The new Floral Design Manual was completed in the Fall of 2017.  It is over 300 pages of information on different aspects of Floral Design and Design Styles.  The Floral Design Manual costs $40.00 plus postage.


Judges Courses

These courses are held periodically.  Anyone interested in taking either a Horticulture or Floral Design Judges course should email their contact information or order form to to be added to the wait list.  We will contact people on the list with more information and details on the Judges courses as soon as they are available.