A floral offering can represent friendship, love, thanks, good luck and condolences or even just convey that someone else is thinking of you. Flowers can actually say so much through their bright colors, beauty, and scent without actually being able to utter a single word. Fresh cut flowers in all their bright variations can bring so much pleasure and joy. Knowing how to take good care of your flowers can help to preserve them for an extended period of time.
Read on for tips on how to help your fresh cut flowers stay fresh and beautiful for as long as possible.
Fresh Cut Flowers in a Vase
Firstly, it is recommended to cut the ends of the flower stems while underwater. It is preferable to cut the stems on the slant, leaving more surface area to draw up water to the flower.
Do place your flowers into a vase of water quickly. For longer-lasting flowers, it is best to use lukewarm rather than cold water. It is also advisable to remove any leaves that will be underwater in the vase.
Use food packet for the flowers that is provided by the florist. If the fresh cut flowers were not delivered … Read the rest