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SHOW: English Boxes

  • Subject: SHOW: English Boxes
  • From: John I Jones <jijones@usjoneses.com>
  • Date: Mon, 27 Apr 2009 07:56:03 -0700


Joanne wants me to build some English Boxes for our show this Saturday. The construction is not very difficult, but I have some questions that are not really answered by the Judges Handbook.

Do the blooms rest on the top of the English box or are they held above the surface. (The JH says "English Boxes are designed as a means of displaying collections of single flowers without stem, foliage or the presence of buds.")

So if they are to be held above the surface (which makes sense so that the falls are displayed naturally) what do the stems typically sit in? Is there water in what they sit in?

Any help (or designs if you have them) will be greatly appreciated.



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