Weddings, anniversaries, birthdays, going away parties — there are so many special events where one of the most popular gifts you can give is flowers. Gifting a beautiful bouquet to someone can be an ideal way to present them with something special. There are also small businesses that do quite well growing and selling flowers for special occasions. You may also wonder how best to store those flowers if, for example, they’re intended for an upcoming wedding, but you don’t want to wait until the last minute to purchase them. It’s entirely possible to purchase flowers early to be sure you’ve found the ones you want to present to the engaged couple, but then you need to know how best to store them. Here are some tips on smart ways to store flowers until the wedding day arrives. How Can You Preserve Fresh Flowers? If you’re planning to get flowers as a wedding gift, or if you’re the couple planning to decorate your banquet hall in a stunning floral arrangement, you might be concerned about how to preserve fresh flowers. It’s important to understand that not all flowers are the same, and some are more vulnerable than others to climate. Here are some of the factors to consider when you’ve got your flowers picked out. Remember Fresh Water Once you have your flowers and they’re getting ready to bloom, remember not to keep the same water in the vases for long. If you want to keep those flowers fresh, you should change the water daily. When your flowers arrive, it’s important to put them in water quickly, so it’s a good idea to prepare ahead for how many buckets or vases you may need.You also want to clean out the buckets and vases before storing flowers, which can be vulnerable to bacteria, even if the flowers came directly from the florist. After cleaning your buckets or vases, fill them with fresh water. Hydrate The Petals It’s not just the stems that soak up the water; the petals ...
March 26th, 2020