Rules come from the East
When choosing flowers and handing them, you should follow some rules, otherwise you can get into an awkward position. The homeland of these rules is the East. The fair sex, limited in communication and covering their faces with a veil, tried to express their feelings and shades of mood with the help of flowers.
For example, according to Eastern tradition, it is important how the girl acted with the flower presented by the young man. If she pinned him to his chest in the region of the heart, this is a sign of love, and if to his hair, then you should not hope for reciprocity.
The associations that have arisen over time have become stable and formed the basis of the science called flower etiquette. Travelers transferred this knowledge to Europe, where they supplemented and developed. Some of them have been lost, but a considerable part has survived to our time. Continue reading
In order for roses to stand longer in a vase, special attention should be paid to water. Do not put the bouquet in running water – unfortunately, its quality does not inspire confidence.
It is recommended to use a special distilled. Normal standing water is also suitable (it is recommended to stand for 30 minutes).
Roses are capricious and it is necessary to thoroughly wash the vase from past bouquets – a dirty vase will significantly shorten the life of fragile beauties.
Do not forget about the temperature regime. Experienced florists revealed the secret – when frost is raging on the street, the water should be at room temperature. And in the summer, when it is especially hot, on the contrary add a couple of ice cubes to the vase to make the water cool. Continue reading
Any flower should not be in the bouquet just like that – each of them means something. In the Middle Ages, the symbolism of flowers was used very widely, since expressing one’s feelings directly was not considered very decent. In modern society, this does not matter too much, but many people are interested in the language of flowers and will be able to understand what the donor wanted to say with his bouquet.
The symbolism of the color of flowers is not the same for different plants. Therefore, you first need to focus on the type of flower, and only then on its color. Of course, there are universal colors such as red, which in almost all cultures means love in the language of flowers. But as for the other colors, everything will be different here. Continue reading