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FLOWER ARRANGEMENT

A flower arrangement is the art of selecting and arranging flowers to come up with a pleasant effect. Some of the commonly used flowers and plant parts are roses, carnations, gladioli, chrysanthemums, statice, arum lilies, madonna lilies, delphiniums, watsomia, leaves, Twigs, Seeds- both dry and fresh, synthetic flowers.

 

Create suitable flower arrangements to suit different occasions, equipment used in flower arrangement For successful flower arrangements, these following equipment are required: scissors, secateurs, knife, wire netting, flower vase, basins, bucket, plain thin wire, oasis, dust sheet/ newspapers..

 

Making a Flower Arrangement

Now that we have flowers and equipment, let us make a flower arrangement.

  1. Place the wire mesh/ pin holder in the vase.
  2. Fill the vase three-quarter way with water.
  3. Place the tallest stem of foliage, fill in with shorter stems.
  4. Avoid overcrowding the flowers so that each individual flower can stand out clearly.
  5. Occasionally, stand back to view the arrangement and confirm that the desired shape is being achieved.
  6. Shapes of flower arrangement

 

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