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How to Care for Your Flowers

Receiving a bouquet of fresh flowers from your local florist is always a delightful experience. To ensure your beautiful blooms last as long as possible, it's important to give them a little extra care and attention once they arrive. Here’s a comprehensive guide on how to properly care for your flowers after receiving them.


Find the Perfect Spot

Position your vase in a cool, shaded area away from direct sunlight, drafts, and heat sources like radiators or appliances. Extreme temperatures and direct sunlight can cause your flowers to wilt quickly.


Change the Water Regularly

Change the water in your vase every two to three days. When you change the water, rinse the vase, and trim the stems again. This helps keep the water fresh and free of bacteria, extending the life of your flowers.


Mist Your Flowers

Lightly mist your flowers with water daily. This is particularly beneficial in dry indoor environments, helping to keep the petals hydrated and fresh.


Remove Wilting Flowers

As some flowers start to wilt, remove them from the arrangement. This prevents the wilting flowers from affecting the health of the remaining blooms, allowing the fresher flowers to last longer.


Bonus Tip: Replenish Flower Food

If you have a packet of flower food, add it when you change the water. Flower food provides essential nutrients that help keep your flowers vibrant and healthy.


Enjoy the Beauty of Your Blooms

By following these simple steps, you can maximize the life of your floral arrangement and enjoy their beauty and fragrance for as long as possible. Flowers are a wonderful way to bring nature’s charm into your home, and with a little care, they can brighten your space for days to come.


Thank you for choosing to support your local florist! We hope these tips help you make the most of your fresh flowers. If you have any questions or need further advice on flower care, don’t hesitate to reach out to us.


By following these guidelines, your flowers will stay fresh and beautiful, bringing joy and a touch of nature’s elegance into your home. Enjoy your lovely blooms!

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