Largest leaves – Palm Raffia has the largest leaves in the world. They reach 20 m and are larger than all tree species.
The smallest flowering plant – The floating duckweed of Wolffia Arhrys is the smallest flowering plant in the world. The size of its leaves is only 0.5-1.2 mm in diameter.
The deepest roots – The longest roots are found in wild ficus from South Africa. They reached 120 m.
The first plant an astronaut – The first plant that bloomed and produced seeds in space in the absence of gravity is Arabidopsis. Its life cycle is only 40 days; A copy of Arabidopsis was grown in 1982 aboard the Russian space station Salyut-7
The largest living creature – The largest living creature on Earth – a giant sequoia, it grows in California, USA, and is named “General Sherman”. Its height is 83 meters, the trunk circumference is 24.1 m. Its wood would be enough for 40 one-story houses or 5 billion matches. Continue reading
Today, no solemn event is complete without flowers. Ready-made bouquets from florist shops are presented for any reason, but when you want to make a special congratulation, you can create a composition yourself. Such a present will not leave indifferent any hero of the occasion, and the creation process will completely captivate the donor. When wondering how to make a beautiful bouquet, you should turn to experienced florists for advice. Fortunately, they often share knowledge online.
A lot has been said about how to correctly make bouquets of fresh flowers, and the main principle for creating a composition is orientation to the tastes and preferences of the recipient. To make the present successful, it is worth remembering that everything matters in it: the type of plants used, color, quantity, design. Continue reading
In addition to traditional bouquets, we have for sale floral arrangements placed in wicker baskets. They look unusual and original. However, in order for such a basket to please the eye for a long time, it must be properly looked after.
FEATURES OF CREATING COMPOSITIONS IN BASKETS
When creating compositions in baskets, a special floristic sponge soaked in a special solution is used. It prevents the rapid withering of ornamental plants. Cut flowers are immersed in a sponge at a certain depth. Through the cut of the stem, the moisture is saturated with ornamental plants.
A vase is not needed for such a bouquet, however, all liquids evaporate over time, and the sponge becomes dry. Therefore, it is not necessary to leave the presented composition without proper care. It is also worth understanding that the volume of a vase and floristic sponge or bioflora are significantly different. Continue reading