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FLOWER ARRANGEMENT

Catering, Home economics, Home management

FLOWER ARRANGEMENT

USES OF FLOWER IN THE FUNCTIONAL AREAS OF THE HOME Flowers add beauty to the room and also provide a pleasing atmosphere Flowers give soothing effect to the room Flowers give sweet fragrance all the time Flowers are pleasing to the eyes, refresh our body and mind Flowers do not only create aesthetic sense but spruce up the place they are used at. Flowers cheer up the emotions and express love for every member of the family.   SOME COMMON FLOWERS Hibiscus Pride of Barbados Marigold Bougainvillea Lilies Rose Alamanda Chrysanthemum Queen of the night Bachelor’s buttons Zinnia Forget-me-not   TYPES OF FLOWER ARRANGEMENT There are different types of flower arrangements, which are suitable for different places and occasions. Some of them are: Horizontal arrangement for dining and ceremonial high tables Oral arrangements for large space Crescent arrangement for dining tables Circular arrangement for large space Vertical arrangement for narrow… Read More »FLOWER ARRANGEMENT

Catering, Home economics, Home management

FLOWER ARRANGEMENT

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. Place the wire mesh/ pin holder in the vase. Fill the vase three-quarter way with water. Place the tallest stem of foliage, fill in with shorter stems. Avoid overcrowding the flowers so that each individual flower can stand out clearly. Occasionally, stand back… Read More »FLOWER ARRANGEMENT

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