Valentines Flowers / January 12, 2019 / Fran Petty
If youre one of the lucky people who received a bunch of beautiful flowers from your loved one you may want to know how your gift can keep on giving. At Petals weve had a number of florists over the years help customers and our own staff with keeping their flowers alive and fresh. There are number of things our florists have taught us that you can do to ensure your Valentines efforts last longer. First of all no matter how they were delivered either by hand by the florists or by a courier make sure you put your flowers into a clean vase with the wrapping still on and let them drink up the clean water. Next make sure you use cut flower food. The flowers will last longer if you use cut flower food but make sure you the read directions and use the correct amount.
The choice is up to you. There are other common sense guidelines when sending flowers. Order early. Be sure you have the recipients complete delivery address and phone. And dont be a too frugal. A few dollars extra can make a big difference with flowers. But theres one tip from smart Romeos thats the most important of all. No matter what flowers you send for Valentines Day remember to include a note that says "I Love You!" Those three words can make any Valentines bouquet the most beautiful flowers in the world. The one myth about Valentines Day that needs busting is that women dont buy Valentine gifts for their significant other. There is absolutely no amount of truth to support this and all women crave blogs and articles alike in hopes that something will help them find romantic gifts for their boyfriend/ husband.
Whats the best way for a man to make a lasting impression on a woman? Research shows that the answer to making a memorable impact is right under his nose -- with flowers. Ninety-two percent of women can remember the last time they received flowers and 89% agree that receiving flowers makes them feel special. "If the way to a mans heart is through his stomach then the pathway to a womans heart is through her other senses" says Rebecca Cole of Discovery Channels Surprise By Design. "Flowers are a sensual gift that can express any emotion so simply - with just a little knowledge and a phone call to your florist." And flowers given for no special reason may be the most special of all. So light a fire with flowers this Valentines. And keep it burning with a surprise gift of flowers anytime throughout the year.