Valentines Flowers / January 12, 2019 / Blanche Durham
Stay away from pastel shades when selecting flowers to send your boyfriend or husband. Even if you do send roses you could pick orange ones or better still ones that are almost black in color. These flowers are dyed black and any florist can organize them for you. Make sure that the flowers you send are in a masculine looking vase or arrangement. Vases made of leather pewter or stainless steel will be better appreciated than delicate looking crystal or porcelain. The arrangement should not have anything remotely delicate in it. If you feel that the flowers will not be appreciated you could send your boyfriend or husband a beautiful bonsai instead. This will have maximum impact and can also be placed in the office in order to brighten up the place. A bonsai can be quite expensive but it makes a very attractive gift to a man.
If you cant find any flower food or dont have any handy all you need is a teaspoon of sugar a teaspoon of vinegar and a teaspoon of bleach dissolved in half a liter of water to help keep your flowers fresh. Flowers dont like direct sunlight or draughts and at night they like to be kept cool so keep them in a cool sheltered place. You should keep them away from anything that gives off heat like the TV microwave or indoor heating appliances (maybe in summer this wont be such a problem). If you have a flower arrangement you wont have to worry about rearranging the flowers as the work has been done for you. If you dont have an arrangement make sure you cut off approximately an inch off each stem at an angle before arranging them.
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.