“GLOW” 2020


A Glamorous Dinner for the Holidays created by Shirley Swindell

Contributions to the Glamorous table setting is from Kathie Conrad’s lovely holiday dishes, “Royal Norfolk” featuring a red cardinal, red ribbon, & holly/holiday greens. The items pictured in the plate design set the overall theme of the table setting. Kathie C. also offered her red chargers,

Another contributor, Fran Wilhelm, offered her lovely Lenox table cloth/napkins and some red cardinals to add to the charm & theme.

All other items on the table and under red table cloth. Covering are from Shirley Swindell’s collection of tableware & holiday decorations.. Shirley found a table runner with red cardinal’s displayed beautifully.

Rosemary & small red ribbons are tucked into red napkin rings on the matching napkins.
Holiday tea invites guest to take a sip and enjoy a peppermint candy cane too.
Dried orange and apple slices fill the garnet crystal dessert dishes on glass red liners.
Red ribbons complete the corners of the tablecloth topper with faux berries.
Fully masked and very socially distanced in Clark Hall at CBG and Holden Forest a& Gardens at “GLOW 2020” setup. Shirley Swindell who contrived and setup The Herb Guild display,
” A Glamourous Dinner for the Holidays.”
Experience Glow at the Cleveland Botanical Garden

Jill Koski, president and CEO says. “We are delighted to provide a celebration that will capture the benefits of getting outside in a safe, yet magical way.”

Here is some information from the CBG website;

Timed entry tickets can be reserved beginning this Saturday, November 7thPlease note that members must also pre-register. Registrations can be made up to three weeks in advance of your visit. Glow is a socially-distanced, one-way guided path through indoor and outdoor visual experiences with plenty of photo opportunities and self-guided engagement for all ages. Visitors will be inspired by botanical holiday décor on front doors, in table settings as well as on trees and wreaths decorated by members of more than 30 affiliate garden clubs. Stroll through the Glasshouse to spot the holiday gnome homes – how many can you find? Clark Hall features a beautifully decorated 16-foot tall live white fir (Abies concolor) and community decorated gingerbread houses – vote for your favorites!  

Use link below for more information . https://cbgarden.org/glow