Flowers are a” must” in any home, they have a positive effect in all senses from sight with their beautiful colors, to their delicate touch, and amazing smell that adds a scent of freshness into the every day life. If you like to have natural flowers at home and want them to last for much longer, here are some secrets that you can use to extend the life of your flowers.
1. Prepare the flowers:
To keep your flowers for a longer time, the first thing you should do is remove the cover and open the bouquet well so that the flowers can air out. Next, use a spray to mist them down with some cool water.
2. Prepare the vase:
Flowers need to breathe, so it is convenient that you choose the right vase to place your bouquet. This must be large enough so that the flowers have space between them, when they are too close together, they can dry much faster.
3. Prepare and change the water:
For a flower bouquet to last longer it will depend on the water that you add to the vase. The temperature is very important so that they stay fresh. Is better to use warm water that will help improve absorption. In some types of flowers, such as roses or those that have bulbs, it is better to use cold water.
It is essential to renew the water every two days and remember to clean the vase each time you change the flowers, in this way you will be able to eliminate bacteria and microorganisms that may have been generated over time and prevent leaves from being submerged in the water.
4. Prepare the stems:
Once your flowers are airy and moist, you should prepare their stems to place them in the vase.
To keep them in the best condition, it is recommended that you make a diagonal cut, using scissors or a knife.
With this simple action, you will be able to increase the flower to absorb water, something that will help it to stay fresh for more days. This bevel cut should be performed every two to three days to optimize fluid absorption.
You are ready to put the flowers on the vase!! Use your favorite colors and just get ready to enjoy Flowers of Colombia at your home.
In addition to these, each one of us has developed personal techniques to be able to maintain the beauty of the flowers for as long as possible. If you are the author of one of these techniques and want to share them, our networks welcome your wisdom!