Using This Book
Welcome to the online and print version o the GCA
Flower Show & Judging Guide 2012
(sometimesreerred to as the
). For simplicity, the newversion is presented in outline orm with a useul seto cross-reerencing tools to help the reader interpretthe material.1.
The Flower Show & Judging Guide
will be updatedonce a year, and a notice will be placed on the owershow and judging committees pages o the GCAwebsite. The online and printed versions will look exactly the same as long as you print the most currentversion. I you choose to print in black and white, youwill not be able to make use o the color accents. And,any printed version will not allow access to the newseries o useul links inserted in the online version.2. I you use the online version o the
, you canalso use the ‘Searchable Index’ tool to fnd a topic o interest to you.3. Throughout the text, you will fnd links to otherparts o the
and to web pages elsewhere onthe GCA site, as well as links to non-GCA websites.4. The appendices include: an expanded glossaryo terms used in ower shows and judging; acomprehensive number o web links to templates andorms; youth classes; comment writing or judges;additional word defnitions; periodicals, books,websites, and blogs or the dierent disciplines; publicgardens to visit; and websites to educate readers aboutconservation issues.