The Seedling Garden Club's Spring Flower Show, a Pine Tree Festival event, was held on Saturday, April 30, 2022 and Sunday, May 1, 2022. Using the theme "We're Back To A Wonderful World" the show was staged in the Sudie Fulford Learning Center at East Georgia State College. The event was sponsored by The Seedling Garden Club in cooperation with the Swainsboro Kiwanis Club with participation by the Glad Garden Club. There were 127 entries in the Horticulture Division, eight entries in the Youth Division, and 24 entries in the Design Division. Judges from the Garden Club of Georgia reviewed entries and awarded ribbons.
Top awards presented in the Horticulture Division were: Growers Choice-Judy McWhorter and Sue Stockholm, Award of Merit- Nancy Lisenby, Wanda Scarboro, Paula Karrh, Arboreal Award- Yonna Bailey, Horticultural Excellence- Paula Karrh, Flower Show Award- Angella Sconyers. Wanda Scarboro won the NGC Sweepstakes Award for receiving the greatest number of blue ribbons in the Horticulture Division. She had 20 blue ribbons.
Top Awards presented in the Design Division, voted on by the panel of judges: Designers Choice- Judy McWhorther and Petite Award- Dot Kirby. In the Youth Division, the NCG Youth Award went to Brileigh Scott and Tenley Allen Bailey. Top Award in Education went to East Georgia State College Beekeeping Club.
Local Awards were voted on by the entire panel of judges. Pine Tree Festival Design Award went to Kay Peacock and the Joyce Harrison Design Award went to Judy McWhorter.
Seedling wishes to thank all that came to the flower show. It was a beautiful show, and East Georgia State College was a great help in making it a special event to kick off the Pine Tree Festival.