Presentation on theme: "Ornamental Horticulture Demonstrations"— Presentation transcript:
1 Ornamental Horticulture Demonstrations A Florida FFA CDE
2 What is on earth is an Ornamental Horticulture Demonstration? A demonstration speech about growing or using plants“How to” do somethingFor example…How to MakeOrange Juice
3 Five Categories Production Marketing Consumer Use Artistic Arrangement Growing of vegetables, fruits, nuts, flowers, ornamental foliage plants and turfsMarketingPreparing O.H. products for a buyer. Must include marketing strategies.Consumer UsePreparing O.H. products for use, canning, freezing, or dehydrationArtistic ArrangementUse of O.H. crops in arrangements, corsages and plaquesLandscapingAny practice to do with arrangement, establishment, or maintenance of O. H. products on land
4 Guidelines Can be done individually or in groups of two Topic should clearly fit in one of the categories previously listedWe may send one entry in each category7-10 minute demonstration speech, with limit of 5 minutes to setup/cleanupMust be a demonstration speech—Don’t just tell us how…show us! (and visa versa!)Pretend you’re on HGTV or the Food Network—entertain and inform us!
5 Guidelines (continued) Be prepared. Be prepared. Be prepared. (Should I say it again?...Be prepared!)Must turn in a written script for your demonstrationYou must have some props and examplesYou are responsible for bringing all of your necessary materials/suppliesYou will be evaluated based on the rubric that is attached
6 Tips Fill in the “work time” with related/interesting facts Take is seriously…but have fun! You will be a much better speaker when you enjoy it!Use colorful and fun materialsHave an original idea—it is sure to be judged better if it hasn’t been heard beforePractice. Practice. Practice…The more comfortable you are with the material, the better you will do!Speak slowly, clearly, and confidentlyAny questions?
7 Directions: Choose to work alone or with a partner Decide on a topic Get topic approvalBegin brainstorming ideas/stepsDo background researchReview rubric and write your speech
8 To include in proposal: Type-written copy of demonstration speechType-written list of materialsType-written list of references
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