Beauty and the Beast

Skinner, Martin J.
May 2012
American Rose;May/Jun2012, Vol. 41 Issue 9, p74
The article presents tips to men to encourage them to enter floral arrangements competitions which are dominated by women. The author explains the elements of a floral arrangement which include space, line, and texture. He also explains the principles of design as used by arrangements judges which are balance, dominance, and scale. He challenges male horticulturists and advises them to attend a course on arrangements, study arrangements at a rose show, and read articles on the subject.


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