The Guild on the Go!
3800 W. Wilson Street, #85, Banning, CA 92220-3439
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 Member of California Garden Clubs, Inc. and
Pacific Region Garden Clubs, Inc., National Garden Clubs, Inc.


President:  Linda Lang

Recording Secretary:  Pat Clayes
Treasurer:   Pat Clayes

BOARD MEETINGS:  Usually the first Thursday of the month, location TBA, but see Calendar of Events below for special programs, flower shows and more!

NEXT MEETING — Due to Covid, we have not been meeting.  Will resume meetings in Fall 2022.

See Membership Form below to submit your dues for the fiscal year July 1, 2018 through June 30, 2019.  Thank you!


Fiscal Year July 1, 2022 – June 30, 2023

September 17, 2022 — NGC member judges to judge the NGC Standard Near Club Flower Show, Lawrence Hutton Community Center, Colton, CA.  Other members will assist with the show. Contact Linda Lang for flower show schedule.

Fiscal Year July 1, 2020 – June 30, 2022

August 19, 2020 — Special Meeting at Nina Hansen’s house.   Start time:  5:00 pm.

Fiscal Year July 1, 2019 – June 30, 2020

October 18-20, 2019“ORCHID SAFARI” — Small Standard Plant Society Flower Show at The Huntington.  Designs will be placed and judge on Wednesday, October 16.  Contact for schedule.  Entries are welcome.

November 9-10, 2019“AROUND THE WORLD WITH MUMS” — Co-Hosted by the Orange County Chrysanthemum Society and Descanso Chrysanthemum Society with the Garden and Floral Arrangers Guild & the Southern California Judges Council.  An NGC Standard Plant Society Flower Show at The Huntington Library, Art Collections and The Botanical Gardens, San Marino, California.  Show is open on November 9 and November 10, 2019 (Saturday—1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. and Sunday—10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.  See Division II – Design schedule below.  Design entries are needed.  Contact Pat Clayes at / 909-337-6911 to make your reservation.

March 14-15, 2020 | 10 a.m.–5 p.m.  17th Annual Clivia Show & Sale, Brody Botanical Center, The Huntington, San Marino, CA.  More than 200 beautiful plants and floral displays are on view during the 17th annual Clivia Show and Sale, Saturday and Sunday, March 14–15. Visitors can enjoy prize-winning exhibits; watch how-to demonstrations on Clivia care, repotting, and flower arranging; browse through the sale area for unusual varieties to take home; and cast their votes for the “People’s Choice” award. The event is presented by the Southern California Chapter of the North American Clivia Society.  The Garden and Floral Arrangers Guild will create designs.

Fiscal Year July 1, 2018 – June 30, 2019

September 22, 2018 — “Enchanted Autumn” – an NGC Small Standard Flower Show and Fairy Garden Festival.  Location:  Historic Kendall Place, Plymouth Village Campus,120 East Palm Avenue, Redlands, CA 92373.  FLOWER SHOW, FESTIVAL & EVENTS OPEN:  Saturday 10:00 am to 4:00 pm.  TICKETS (Donation): Adults $5.00 / Seniors (65+) & Students $4.00 / Veterans & Children (12 & under) FREE.  There is NO FEE TO ENTER an exhibit in this show.  Entries accepted on Frriday,  5:00 pm to 7:15 pm & Saturday 7:00 am to 8:15 am.  See schedule for reservation requirements to enter floral designs, potted plants and fairy gardens.  Includes:  FALL FLOWER SHOW; FANTASTIC FAIRY GARDEN FESTIVAL; EXTRAORDINARY ARTISTS / VENDORS; UNIQUE HANDS-ON WORKSHOP; FAIRY PARADE and ADVENTURES; NEVER-ENDING FAIRY TALES; OPPORTUNITY DRAWINGS; GARDEN CONTAINER MANIA; BUBBLE BONANZA and more.  For more information, contact Joyce Dean at 951-285-8775 or Click on the word “Schedule” for the Show Schedule:  ScheduleFollow us on Instagram: 404

October 19-21, 2018 — “Orchid Musical” — 10:00 am to 5:00 pm — an NGC Small Standard Plant Society Flower Show at the Huntington Library, Art Collections and Botanical Gardens, 1151 Oxford Road, San Marino, CA 91108.  Schedule for the design section is attached below.

December 2018 — Decorating Kimberly Crest and Kendal Place, Redlands, CA for the holidays.

March 3, 2019 — Participation in the Near Club Small Standard Flower Show in Colton, CA.  Contact Ron Lang at for more information.

March 16-17, 2019 — Participation at the 2019 Huntington Clivia Show, “Clivia Safari” co-sponsored by The North American Clivia Society’s Southern California Chapter and The Huntington. The show runs from Saturday & Sunday, March 16-17, 2019, 10:00 am to 5:00 pm at the The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens, 1151 Oxford Road, San Marino, CA 91108. This will be an NGC Small Standard Plant Society Show with the Garden and Floral Arrangers Guild. For more information, contact

April 13, 2019 — Participation and judging in the Riverside Community Flower Show Association’s Flower Show, Elks Lodge, 6166 Brockton Avenue, Riverside, CA.

April 20, 2019 — Judging at the 2019 Inland Iris Society’s Flower Show. Jurupa Mountains Cultural Center, 7621 Granite Hill Dr, Riverside, CA.

April 26, 2019 — Judging at the Temecula Valley Garden Club’s Flower Show.

June 7-8, 2019 — Participation at the International Fern Show, Los Angeles Arboretum — members and friends entering fairy gardens in the show.  More information to follow.  Contact Pat Clayes at if you are interested in entering the fairy gardens division.

Fiscal Year July 1, 2017 – June 30, 2018

August 26, 2017 –  Table Setting Designs & More.  Starting at 10:00 am in the Lower Level of the Lodge at Plymouth Village, 945 Salem Drive, Redlands, CA 92373.  See flyer on our Facebook page at:

September 9, 2017 – Table Setting Designs & More.  Starting at 10:00 am in the Lower Level of the Lodge at Plymouth Village, 945 Salem Drive, Redlands, CA 92373.  See flyer on our Facebook page at:

September 30, 2017 – Garden and Floral Arrangers Guild’s TABLE-SETTING FLOWER SHOW, plus seminars.  Historic Kendall House, 120 E. Palm Avenue, Redlands, CA 92373.  Show Open to the Public:  Saturday, Sept. 30, 2017 from 10:00 am until 4:00 pm.  See flyer and Flower Show Schedule on our Facebook page at:

October 20-22, 2017 — “Orchid Artistry” Small Standard Flower Show in association with the International Orchid Society*.  Show is open on Friday, October 20, 2017 through Sunday, October 22, 2017 from 10:00 am until 5:00 pm each day.  Free with admission to the Huntington.  For more information, contact Joyce Dean at

November 11, 2017 — Judges Council of Southern California’s “America the Beautiful” Small Standard Flower Show* at Descanso Gardens, 1418 Descanso Drive, La Canada, Flintridge, CA.  The following from the Guild will participate:  Gloria Aminian, Pat Clayes, Joyce Dean, Marilyn Hafermalz, Nina Nansen, Linda Lang, Ron Lang, Monica Lewis, Peg McCay.  Open to the public on Saturday, November 11, 20217 from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm — free with admission to the Gardens.

December 2017  — Decorating Kendall House and Kimberly Crest for the holidays.

January 10, 2018 — Floral Arrangement Demonstration (simple designs for St. Valentine’s Day) for San Gorgonio Garden Club, Beaumont, CA

January 16, 2018 — Floral Arrangement Demonstration (line design) for Southern California Garden Club, Encino, CA

March 3, 2018 — Participate in the Near Clubs Flower Show in Colton — exhibiting and judging

April  2018 — Participate in UCR Botanic Gardens Plant Sale

April – May, 2018 — Guild members who are NGC Flower Show Judges and Student Judges to judge many flower shows throughout Southern California — Fallbrook, Temecula, Encino, Riverside, Vista, etc,

June 5, 2018 — Guild members will have a table at the Strawberry Festival at Plymouth Village, Redlands, CA

June 8, 2018 — Guild members will place designs at the Los Angeles International Fern Society Show at the Los Angeles Arboretum.  Show dates are June 9-10, 2018.

Fiscal Year July 1, 2016–June 30, 2017

  • July/August 2016 – Dark
  • September 24, 2016 – Flower Frog Frenzie Program at Plymouth Village, Lower Level by NGC Master Flower Show Judge Pat Clayes
  • October 21-23, 2016 – International Orchid Show at The Huntington, 1151 Oxford Road, San Marino*
  • November 14, 2016 — AVSA African Violet Show/Sale — 11:00 am – 3:00 pm, Friendship Hall, 1000 Roosevelt Road, Redlands*
  • November 25, 2016 – December 3, 2016 — Seasonal Decorating at two historic houses in Redlands
  • TBA January 2017 — “All about House Plants.”  In recognition of National House Plant Appreciation Day – Date, location and time TBA.  In the meantime, see:
  • March 2, 2017 — “Hug a GI Day” — Make Floral Arrangements for our Vets in the Lodge at Plymouth Village for “Hug a GI Day”
  • March 4, 2017— Palms to Pines District Flower Show. Colton, CA — 10 am to 4 pm. See Palms to Pines District website for more information.
  • March 18-19, 2017 — International Clivia Show, Huntington Library/Botanic Gardens, San Marino*
  • May 6, 2017Garden and Floral Arrangers Guild‘s SPRING FLOWER SHOW and FAIRY GARDEN FESTIVAL.  NGC Standard Flower Show, Fairy Garden Hands-On Workshop, Fairy Garden Adventures, Seminars, Unique Artists and Vendors, Silent Auctions, Opportunity Drawings, ‘Lucky Lady Bug Release,’ Bubble Bonanza and more.  Historic Kendall Place, 120 East Palm Avenue, Redlands.  Schedule and more information to be provided as soon as possible.
  • TBA June 2017 — Los Angeles International Fern Society Show & Sale, Los Angeles Arboretum, Arcadia*

*Guild Members to assist and participate


  • Dues:  Send dues to:  Garden and Floral Arrangers Guild, 3800 W. Wilson Street, #85, Banning, CA 92220 and make your checks payable to “Garden and Floral Arrangers Guild.”  $10 per year for a family membership (6/2021).

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