Our fresh-cut flowers are delicate. They need proper care and extra attention if you want them to last for more than a week. For a longer vase life, you may follow our care tips listed below. We want you to preserve the freshness of your flowers and that is why we made this guide for you.
Guide and Care Tips to Flowers:
Cut the Stems
For better water absorption, you must cut the stem 1 or 2 inches in an angle. Use a sharp knife when doing this to prevent damaging your flowers. Never use scissors or dull objects when cutting the stems. After the initial cut, cut the stems again from time to time. Checking your stems every other day will help you keep a close eye on its progress. It is best to cut the stems in the morning so make sure to get up when the sun rises too.
Replace Water From Time to Time
It is a must to use fresh, clean water for your flowers. Clean water retains the freshness of the flowers and keeps them from dehydrating. Always put a good amount of water in your vase. You should also take note of when to change the water in the vase. Do not allow the water to become dirty and murky as this allows bacteria to grow. Polluted water also leads to a bad smell. A good rule of thumb is to change the water every 2-3 days. If you have flowers that came in foam, you should water them daily.
Clean the Vase Regularly
It is important to ensure the cleanliness of your vase before you place the water and flowers inside. You can use clean and warm water to clean the vase thoroughly. After the first cleaning, check again if your vase is clean. Afterward, dry your vase thoroughly and then put the water and flowers inside. Never allow your vase to dry out after cleaning it. Filthy vases invite bacteria and viruses to form, which are very harmful to your flowers.
Do Not Place Flowers under Direct Sunlight
Flowers are unhappy in sunny areas. They will quickly dry when you are placing in bright light like near windows, and cooling vents. If you want your flowers to last as long as possible, keep your flowers in cool areas. Flowers should not be placed in sunny spaces. Direct sunlight will dry up the flowers quickly. Hence, you should avoid placing them in places where there is direct sunlight, like near the windows and vents. For flowers to survive longer, you must find a cool space. Flowers love a cool environment, so you must find a certain space in your house where your flowers can lovingly grow and live.
Make Use of Flower Foods
Flower foods are important when you are the type of person who often forgets to change the water in the vase from time to time. A word of advice is to strictly follow various mixing directions. These flower foods consist of bactericide that help in keeping the water fresh. It also allows the flowers to live longer. While most of the flowers like flower food, there are also flowers that are not compatible with flower food. If your flowers are not receptive to flower foods, you must ensure that you change the water regularly to maintain its freshness. This ensures that your flowers will live longer.