You treated yourself a beautiful bouquet!
varieties of flowers have different life spans but all flowers
benefit from proper care and will stay beautiful
longer if you follow these easy suggestions.
Things to do.
Cut half an inch
or two centimeters from the bottom of the stems and remove
all leaves that touch the water.
Did you know that leaves in water produce bacteria
that can slow flowers’ drinking ability? Without water,
flowers die in a few days.
Put your flowers in a clean vase
with fresh room temperature water.
Did you know that a dirty vase will contaminate the water thus slowing water absorbtion by the flowers.
Add flower nutriment to the water.
Keep flowers out of direct sunlight
and other sources of direct heat.
Did you know that cut flowers in water, like all vegetation,
need a stable environment? Never put your flowers in a hot
environment or where the temperature is likely
to vary. Your flowers will last longer in areas where
the air is fresh and cool.
Flowers don't all drink at the same rate. Certain flowers such as lilies and tulips absorb a large quality of water in short space of time. Therefore the water level should be checked and if need, be adjusted every day.
the flower stems.
Did you know that the tip of a flower stem gradually cauterises making water absorbtion impossible. Therefore, it is important to re-cut the stems every 3 days.