Tips to Make Your Flowers Last Longer

Flowers are a great gift, decor item, and a random surprise on some days. If you are someone who receives flowers often or you just generally buy them around the house then you would be aware of the struggles of keeping them fresh and fine. When we get flowers they look all lovely and nice but over time they get a little mushy and lose their glimmer.

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No matter what, flower lovers will always appreciate the beauty of these natural beings. If you want to make flowers last longer then follow these tips and tricks from South Pasadena florist to maintain your fresh cut flowers for longer-

Tip 1: Keep flowers fresh for longer

Just soak them in sugary water. Yes! You would need 1 part water and 1 part sugar. Mis it well and make your flower an energy drink. Another way to make this potion is to go with one part sprite and a few drops of bleach to do away with any bacteria. Yet another way is to go with a mix of apple cider vineras, two tablespoons of sugar and some bleach as well.

Tip 2: Do frequent trimming

Cutting your flowers right is equally important, you would have to cut the flower stem in a 45 degree angle. Use some normal scissors to state an angle this way there is going to be better absorption of water. Another trick is to cut the stem when it is submerged under water so that no air bubbles are trapped in the stem. Also make sure to cut the leaves on the stems that go underwater.

Tip 3: Choose the right vase

Make sure to use the right container, it should be squeaky clean. The shape should also be according to the stem cut. If the stems are short go with a short or round vase. If the stems are tall go with a sleek tall deep vase. Fill your vase with water and don't keep flowers in direct sunlight. Also make sure to change the water regularly and clean your vase in between. Place your flowers away from fans, fruits and appliances that get hot with use.

Tip 4: Give in additional nutrients

Add flower food to your vase, you will get flower superfood mix at any supermarket. These maintain the Ph balance of water which should be between 3.5 to 5.5 and make your flowers last longer. You can instead add a few drops of alcohol like vodka. What this does is that it stops the production of ethylene gas, which is the major cause of flowers wilting.

Tip 5 :Pick a complementing flower mix

Get the right flower bouquet mix, ask your Monrovia florist to give you longer lasting flowers only. Avoid putting flowers like iris, hyacinth and daffodils in the same water as other flowers. The water can turn toxic because of some chemicals from these flowers. You can get chrysanthemums, orchids, carnations, roses, lilies from fanny's flowers as these flowers stay fresh for longer.

Flowers no matter what kind and type always bring a smile to our face. Get Flower Delivery in Temple City with flowers that last long and look superb.