Valentines Flowers / January 13, 2019 / Laurel Hawkins
We also know that flowers are a pretty good way to get out of the doghouse. And theres no question that a thoughtful bouquet for Valentines Day can send just the right message of love friendship infatuation or romance. But most of us dont know a posy from a pansy. Fortunately we dont have to be floral experts to make a heart bloom this Valentines. All we need is a little common sense. Sending Roses? Theyre not all created equal. Roses vary widely by stem length blossom size color quality and price. Thats right guys roses are not always red. So consult a florist you trust about the best available colors and quality options. Red is still the most popular color at Valentines but many women surveyed prefer shades of pink peach orange lavender and other more feminine hues. And all roses symbolize love.
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.
While men are constantly advised to listen to what women are not saying for women its easier because men will quite plainly just tell you what they like and what they dislike. It will be as different and obvious as the Packers and The Bears. Women just need to know the difference learning about it is not necessary. Stick a few Valentines roses inside a football shaped container at dinner or consider decorating the house in the colors of his favorite sports team and give him a break from all the pink and red. There is a whole world of sports memorabilia out there for the sports fan. Rule Three: Indulgence is key. Just because your partner is watching his weight (men watch their weight almost as much as women) or because youre mother-in-law has been deploring about your husbands blood pressure doesnt mean that he cant enjoy something once in a while. On Valentines Day turning the tables and buying some special food favorites for him is a good idea. Men are the worlds biggest fan of food or try buying him chocolate gifts for a change. The truth about gift buying is that isnt easy for either men or women and both look for easy options.