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Awards and Member Accomplishments

UCCE Master Gardeners of El Dorado County Search For Excellence Award


Along with four other winners, our very own Diane Hernandez won third place for Cross Pollination, Growing Abilities, Cultivating Independence and Community in the Garden.  She never ceases to amaze us with her talents, energy, creativity and drive!  Well done, Diane! (2nd from right)

El Dorado Country Fair 2023


Our Club had many winners in both the floral and other talent sections!  We couldn't be prouder.  Here are a few samples photos provided by Lynne De Bie, Diane Hernandez, and Veronica Salter. Congratulations ladies. And, we hope there are even more next year!

El Dorado County Fair, 2022


Four PGC members made our Club so proud by winning 1st and 2nd place for their flowers and arrangements. Congratulations to Brendi Ashton, Anne Bettencourt, Gail Butler and Veronica Salter for nature well done!!!  These are a few of their entries.

National Garden Club, Inc. California Garden Clubs, Inc. Awards

Each year, the California Garden Club Inc.  (CGCI) invites members of clubs from around the state to enter their Awards Competition (some CGCI winners have gone on to win awards in the National Garden Club   (NGC) competitions). While the list of Awards is daunting, don't let that stop you from entering.

PGC and Members Win CGCI and NGC Awards. 

2021-2022   President Diane Hernandez won the CGCI award for Backyard Enhancement.  PGC was awarded a Certificate of Achievement for meeting established criteria.

2020-2021  Communications Director, Donna Ayerst won First Places for both the CGCI and the NGC awards for the Club's website.  President Diane Hernandez won CGCI "Gardener of the Year", First Place, Container Grown Vegetables and a Third Place, Ways and Means. Golden Foothills Director, 

Placerville Christmas Parade, 2021

Our Club received the Second Place Award for a walking group. We were a 

spirited bunch!


Placerville's Banners on Parade

The Placerville Garden Club (PGC) was represented in the 2021 Placerville Banners On Parade when PGC Secretary, Susan King's interpretation of the theme, California Seasons  was selected for a banner. Susan's banner, a painting of a parrot tulip, represents the beauty of her very own garden!  The banners, displayed on Main Street by The Placerville Art on Parade Committee and sponsored by Images of Hope, puts the event on each year. Banners may be viewed June through October. 

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