Class Description
Class 601New Beautiful Britain - an arrangement taking inspiration from Britain's landscape
Class 602Create a table arrangement or bouquet of flowers
Class 603Buttonhole or corsage
Class 604Harvest Time
Class 605UNDER 18s ONLY Anything from classes 601 to 604

The Duckworth Worcestershire Trust Trophy will be awarded to the winner of this section.

Please note, the Floral Decorations / Art Section will be staged and judged on Saturday 10 August.

Section Rules

Please read section rules very carefully. Failure to comply may lead to disqualification.

  • All exhibits will be displayed on a table; table depth is approximately 610mm.
  • Displays may be partially assembled before staging in the Show marquee.
  • Only completed displays to be placed on the show bench. Extra tables will be provided for
    staging.
  • Flowers in all classes need not be grown by the exhibitor.
  • Accessories are allowed unless otherwise stated.

Hints and tips for exhibitors

General tips

  • Use sharp scissors and cut stems at angles so that there is a greater area to absorb the water
  • Remove any damaged leaves
  • Place foliage on the display first, add the flowers last
  • Use wires or pins to make something sit in place
  • Do a practice one at home
  • Use the small pieces that you cut off if possible
  • When you are creating it keep standing back and having a look at it
  • Be careful of using big stems as the oasis will disintegrate
  • Use an odd numbers of flowers
  • Ask yourself:—is there movement in it? Is the foliage varied and of different shapes? Are there interesting flowers?
  • Gypsophila is a good filler flower
  • Soak the oasis before you leave home and travel to the park on the day
  • Remember you don’t have to totally hide the bowl Bing a trug or similar to collect any unwanted foliage / flowers
  • Spray water over the display when you have finished