Valentines Flowers / January 13, 2019 / Hester Higgins
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.
Let us start with your relatives for example your father. Your father needs to feel special on that day of love and you can decide to find good flowers for him. Let me first state that men adore flowers just like women men are inspired by beautiful flowers that are able to engage all senses in this regard. Your father will have something different that he likes when it comes to flowers. For example he might be a fan of so many flowers and he might also love just a certain kind. It is very thoughtful to look for the favorite Valentines flowers for him and have it as a part of the theme. Valentines flowers for him do not have to be very elaborate. Keep it simple and this will do the trick. This will also apply for men you have a platonic relationship with.
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.