Section 6: Floral Decorations/Art

Section 6: Floral Decorations/Art2018-08-01T20:38:19+00:00
Class Description
Class 601New Worcester Stands Tall’ - theme inspired by www.worcesterstandstall.co.uk
Class 602New Create a table arrangement or bouquet of flowers
Class 603Buttonhole or corsage
Class 604New Harvest Time
Class 605New UNDER 18s ONLY Anything from classes 601 to 604

Please note, the Floral Decorations / Art Section will be staged and judged on Saturday 11 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