More than 4000 years ago, the ancient Egyptians, who first thought of it, began to grow flowers Gardening and floriculture in the Middle Ages was an honor. People who showed disrespect for this work were severely punished: a flower garden or garden destroyer was chained to a shameful pillar, they could burn his toes or, like a thief, cut off his hand, and then forever be expelled from their native lands. Before the advent of modern material in life jackets, sunflower stalks were used. The ancient Arab legend of a bright yellow color. In 612, Mohammed began a war against the Israelis, at which time his wife Aishan left home. She met with a young man while her husband was not around. Mohammed was told about the betrayal of his wife, but he did not believe it. Then people advised to give her red roses, if they turn yellow – Aishan is unfaithful. Continue reading
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