BLOSSOM – 2020

General guidelines for flower arrangement Team shall consist of two members only. Participants will be given two hours to show their creativity. No ready or semi finished arrangements are allowed No mobile or internet means would be allowed. Each team can select a theme for the arrangement

Squeegee

A squeegee  is a tool with a flat, smooth rubber blade, used to remove or control the flow of liquid on a flat surface.

Par Stock

A par is a minimum stock of linen or uniform required to meet the daily demands of a hotel so as to ensure a smooth circulation. To prevent overstocking and thereby avoid chances of spoilage during storage space problems, etc. To ensure proper supply at all times.

Terrarium

A terrarium (plural: terraria or terrariums) is usually a sealable glass container containing soil and plants, and can be opened for maintenance to access the plants inside. However, terraria can also be open to the atmosphere rather than being sealed. Terraria are often kept as decorative or ornamental items. Closed terraria create a unique environment…

Chemicals used in daily housekeeping operations

CLEANING AGENTS LIST – R1 to R9 TASKI R1 / Diversey R1 Cleaning and Sanitising of Bathroom / Toilet surfaces TASKI R2 / Diversey R2 All-purpose cleaning agent / Hygienic Hard Surface Cleaner TASKI R3 / Diversey R3 For Cleaning Glass and Mirror Cleaner TASKI R4 / Diversey R4 For Furniture Polish and Cleaning / Furniture…

checklist

A workplace housekeeping checklist is a tool used to ensure that the workplace is well organized, hygienic, and safe for all employees. Good housekeeping prevents workplace hazards such as slips, trips, falls, and more. Regular housekeeping in the workplace also improves productivity, boosts morale, and helps employers avoid potential fines for non-compliance.

IKEBANA FLOWER ARRANGEMENT

Ikebana is the ancient Japanese art of flower arranging. The name comes from the Japanese ike, meaning ‘alive’ or ‘arrange’ and bana meaning ‘flower.’ The practice of using flowers as offerings in temples originated in the seventh century when Buddhism was first introduced to Japan from China and Korea. However, Ikebana is seen as more…

Golden Trumpet

They are native to the Americas, where they are distributed from Mexico to Argentina. Some species are familiar as ornamental plants cultivated for their large, colorful flowers. Most species produce yellow flowers. In the wild, allamandas grow along riverbanks and other open, sunny areas with adequate rainfall and perpetually moist substrate. The plants do not tolerate shade or salty or…

Disinfectant

Disinfectants are antimicrobial agents that are applied to the surface of non-living objects to destroy microorganisms that are living on the objects. Antiseptics are used on living being where as Disinfectants are used on floor, tiles and non living things. Examples are high concentration of oxidants such as bleach, chlorine, hydrogen peroxide; or biocides such…

Ixora

Ixora is a group of shrubs and trees that are evergreen and produce flowers, and are mostly native to tropical parts of Asia. Ixora is a popular flowering plant among gardeners because of its showy flower clusters.  The flower appears in clusters at the end of branches. Each cluster may contain up to 60 individual flowers….