Presentation on theme: “CONSTRUCTING AN ASYMMETRICAL TRIANGLE ARRANGEMENT”— Presentation transcript:


Written by: Holli Bowman & David Lynn Corridor County Board of Schooling April 2003 Modified by Georgia Agriculture Schooling Curriculum Workplace September 2005


This presentation is designed to complement the textbook, Floriculture: Designing & Merchandising, Unit 11, “Triangular Preparations”. The creator is Charles Griner and it’s revealed by Delmar Publishers.


Step 1: Deciding on Supplies
A pedestal or cylinder container 5 gladioli or different line flowers Four to five stems of mini-carnations 6 stems of leatherleaf fern 1/Three block of floral foam Waterproof anchor tape Floral preservative


Step 2: Getting ready the Container
Reduce ½ to 1/Three block of floral foam. Soak the froth in heat preservative answer. Trim backside half of the froth so that it’ll match into the tall vase. The dimensions of the froth relies on the opening of the container.


Step 3: Taping the Foam into Place
Utilizing the flat a part of your palm, push the froth firmly into the vase. The froth ought to prolong about two inches above the rim of the container. Safe the froth with two items of waterproof tape. If the fingers are curled down, grooves are made within the sides that scale back the water-holding capability.


Step 3: Continued The froth ought to be taped off middle so {that a} stem might be inserted into the middle of the froth. The tape shouldn’t prolong greater than ½ inch down onto the rim of the container. The container rim ought to be dry earlier than making use of the waterproof tape. Fingers ought to be dry additionally whereas dealing with the tape.


Step 4: Place the Skeleton Flowers
Flower #1 will set up the design peak and ought to be offset to the left and rear of the froth. Flower #1 ought to be two occasions the peak of the container. Flower #2 ought to be roughly two-thirds the size of flower #1. Place flower #2 to create an L-form with flower #1. 1 2


Step 4: Continued Reduce flower #Three two-thirds the size of flower #2.
Place this flower on the left fringe of the froth at a 45o angle. The flower stem of flower #Three is inserted into the froth simply above the rim of the container. Though flowers #2 and #Three don’t kind a steady line, they’re parallel. 1 3 2


Step 5: Ending the Skeleton
Flower #Four ought to be the tallest and positioned on the excessive aspect of the skeleton. Flower #5 ought to be shorter and to the precise of the middle. Use a line drawn from the ideas of flowers #1-Three because the boundaries to maintain the asymmetrical form of the association. 1 4 5 3 2


Step 6:Greening the Foam
Use the leatherleaf fern to cowl the froth. Make certain o retain the triangle form with the fern. Cowl the again of the froth additionally. Don’t pack the fern too shut collectively.


Step 7: Including Secondary Flowers
Add the mini-carnations within the areas between the gladioli however not extending past the boundaries. Observe the triangular type of the skeleton with the mini-carnations. Reduce particular person blossoms of gladiolus on quick stems and place these within the focal space.


Step 8: Including Filler Flowers
Add filler flowers to the association (the flowers shouldn’t contact). Take care to not put an excessive amount of filler within the association. Statice or different fillers can be utilized.


Step 9: Evaluating the Association
Verify your work. Step again from the association, and observe it from all sides. Transfer flowers as wanted, however keep in mind to make a brand new gap within the floral foam every time. Keep in mind to maneuver the flowers provided that completely vital.

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