1 Choose to buy fresh flowers
In order for flowers to bloom beautifully and stay fresh for a long time, you need to be careful right from the step of choosing flowers. You should choose flowers that have enough branches and leaves , flowers are not overblown, and petals are strong. In addition, should look carefully at the cut , if the old bruise is a flower that has been cut for a long time, do not choose.
If you buy the whole bunch, you need to remove the flowers that show signs of wilting from the flower so as not to affect the remaining flowers.
For gladiolus, chrysanthemums, lilies , you should choose to buy original fresh flowers , avoid buying cut flowers, the flowers will not bloom or bloom will not be beautiful. If the petals are hard, the flowers will be fresh and will last longer.
2 Wash the plug-in jar
You should wash the vase thoroughly before plugging it in or when changing the water, especially thoroughly scrubbing the inside of the vase so that there is no oil or soap left because chemicals can change the PH concentration in the water, causing the flowers to wilt quickly. .
3 Proper pruning
Cut off all the wilted, crushed leaves and even the leaves that are submerged in water before placing the flowers in the vase to prevent the leaves from decomposing, causing rotting and causing the flowers to wilt. In addition, you need to put the flower branches in warm water and then use sharp scissors to cut, avoiding widening the cuts on the branches.
4 Use Preservatives
There are many preservatives to help flowers last longer that you can make yourself at home, you can try one of the ways below:
- Sugar: Put 2 tablespoons of sugar in the water, or you can replace the sugar with 1/4 can of carbonated beverage.
- Apple Cider Vinegar or Lemon: Mix two tablespoons of apple cider vinegar or lemon juice with a little water.
- Listerine mouthwash: Mix into flower arrangement at the rate of 15g Listerine/1 liter of water.
- Vitamin B1, Aspirin: Crush 1-2 tablets into the water to keep the flowers fresh for a long time.
5 Flower care
You should change the water every day for the flowers in the early morning , in the evening you should bring them out to the yard so that the flowers can catch the pure morning dew and add vitality.
Each time you change the water , you should cut back the branches so that the flowers can absorb more water. If there are any wilted flowers in the vase, they should be removed immediately so as not to affect other flowers.
6 Put flowers in a suitable place
You need to put the flowers in a cool but airtight place, away from the machine so that the flowers do not wilt because of dehydration. In addition, it is necessary to avoid places that are too hot such as , , other electrical appliances or direct sunlight to prevent flowers from wilting.
7 Keep the flowers blooming as you wish
If you want flowers to bloom quickly on New Year's Day, you just need to put flowers in warm water of 20-22 degrees Celsius for a few minutes, warm water will stimulate flowers to bloom quickly.
And if the flower is wilted, you soak it in cold water for a few hours, the flower will be fresh again.
Just keep in mind the above tips that you can keep flowers fresh for a long time for many New Year's days, helping your beloved home always be filled with spring atmosphere. If you have more great tips, please share them with everyone by leaving a comment in the comment section!