Flowers can make our daily life livelier. It gives enjoyment and freshness to every occasion, events, and other celebrations. But sadly, flowers don’t last forever. Don’t worry; we have guidelines and tips on how to make your flowers have a long-lasting freshness. We want to let our flowers satisfy you with its beauty longer. Read these care tips now and enjoy a long-lasting flower’s freshness.
Guide and Care Tips to flowers:
Clean your Vase
Clean your vase regularly to avoid bacterial growth. Bacteria will slowly rot your flowers. Use quart warm water in cleaning your vase as it is the most needed water temperature to kill these bacteria. Remember not to leave your vase dry without proper cleaning as the bacteria and viruses may multiply and ultimately kill your new bouquets. Also, don’t forget the care tip to clean your vase before and after putting flowers, bacteria may still be in your vase. Be mindful of your vase.
Change Water Regularly
Change the water on the vase daily. Changing water can avoid drying and wilting, these are primary causes of flower dehydration. This also helps avoid bad smell or foul odor caused by filthy water. Changing water regularly can help the stem of the flower absorb water quickly. Keep in mind this care tip that having new water can also keep your flowers away from bacteria. So don’t forget to change your water regularly.
Clean and Healthy Water
Changing enough freshwater regularly even if water has not been used up will help your flowers stay fresh as ever. Adding a little amount of sugar in your vase water helps the flower blooms beautifully. This will also serve as the flower nourishment. You can also add a little amount of lemon or vinegar in your water. This will help your flower to have a long-lasting freshness by killing these bacteria and viruses. Remember that flowers last longer with nourishments. Don’t forget to put some sugar and lemon in it.
Remove lower leaves
Leaves tend to fall. Be aware of those leaves. You can remove the brown or dead leaves as soon as you see them on your flowers. Please remove the leaves that fall to your vase as well. As much as possible there should not be any leaves that touch the water. They can cause faster drying and killing of your cut flowers. This care tip will help for better water absorption and will refrain from a smelly odor.
Use Sharp Knife to Cut
Take an inch or two in cutting off your stem at an angle with water. This care tip will help in maintaining the freshness of your flowers where you can expose new tissue for better water absorption. Also, avoid cutting the stems with a dull object as this can damage the tissues. Most importantly, use a sharp knife, cutter, or a pair of scissors at all times when cutting the stem or leaves of flowers.
Keep in Good Temperature
Avoid placing your flowers from sunlight or electric appliances. These may dehydrate your flowers. Place them in a cool area and not in a warm area. Avoid placing it near the kitchen or chimney. Always see to it that your flowers are displayed in a cool area.
Keep Away from Toxic Environment
Keep away your flowers from toxic fumes and radiations. A polluted environment will lessen the freshness of your flowers like places with smoke and poison. Let your flowers have fresh and clean air so that you can enjoy their freshness longer. Flowers are sensitive to things like these; they are the same with humans in this aspect. Remember this care tip always.