About NAGC

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How to Become a Member

Attention Potential New Members!

New Member Incentive Program

Welcenbach Welcome Wagon Certificate

Peter J Welcenbach Bio

NAGC Membership Form

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Large & Small Symposium

2024 Symposium Form (download - fill electronically - save - submit)

Top Ten Report

Top Ten Report Form - (download, fill, save, and mail)


2024 Awards AT A Glance

Archived: 2023 Awards At A Glance

Archived: 2022 Awards At A Glance

Archived: 2021 Awards At A Glance

Ed Squires Award: Outstanding 3 Spike Seedling, awarded yearly at each regional International Show.

Recipients - Updated 3/2024

All America Select Award: Varieties tested in gardens across North America.

AAS Judge's Score Sheet - Updated 2023

AAS Trial Entry Rules - Updated 2024

AAS Hybridizer Agreement & Entry Form - Updated 2024

Recipients Updated 2024

Gold Medal Award: The recipients will be chosen for their outstanding service to the Council, affiliate societies, associate societies or the gladiolus industry. Up to 3 per year may be awarded.

Nominating Form - Updated 7/2024
Recipients - Updated 2024

Achievement Award: This award honors members who have spent their time and resources to carry on the inner workings of the NAGC organization.

Achievement Award Criteria - Updated 7/2024
Recipients Updated 2024

Ray Dittus Award: The award is given to the introducer(s) of a recent introduction glad variety (within the last 5 years) that receives the most points at shows during the show season.

Recipients - Updated 2024

Ernie Vennard Award: An award awarded at International Shows each year for a seedling 5 spike entry. This award has been replaced by the Ed Squires Award.

Previous Recipients

All America Varieties: Varieties selected through the All America Trials Garden program. This designation has been replaced by the All America Select program.

How to Grow Glorious Gladiolus (Book) (image of cover)

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Yes, Glads!

Chapter 2 How the Gladiolus Grows

Chapter 3 Starting with Gladiolus

Chapter 4 Planting

Chapter 5 Growing Season Care

Chapter 6 Harvest and Storage

Chapter 7 Growing Gladiolus for Exhibition

Chapter 8 Hints on Cutting

Chapter 9 Classification

Chapter 10 How Judges Judge

Chapter 11 Creations of new Kinds: Hybridizing

Chapter 12 The New and Exotic

Chapter 13 The Species

Chapter 14 Growing Cormels and Seed

Chapter 15 Making Use of the Gladiolus Part 1

Chapter 15 Making Use of the Gladiolus Part 2

Chapter 16 Diseases, Insects and Weeds in Glads Part 1 & Part 2

Chapter 16 Diseases, Insects and Weeds in Glads Part 3

Chapter 17 Making the Hobby Pay for Itself

Chapter 18 Gladiolus History

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