Winter with its cold weather, snow-covered trees and lawns is no reason to refuse bouquets with fresh flowers. On the contrary, they should be given to oneself and others more often in order to maintain vivacity and good mood, when it is cold outside, it gets dark early. Modern floristic technologies have developed so much that at any time of the year you can buy exotic and off-season plants, but nature “takes its own” and not all flowers tolerate frosts, transportation. To make the bouquet look spectacular, keep freshness for a long time and delight in winter, you need to choose the right plants for it and know how to care for them.
FLOWERS AND GREEN SUITABLE FOR WINTER
Flowers in winter For winter bouquets, it is recommended to select flowers that are resistant to cold. In order for the composition to stand longer, you should abandon freesias, irises, Continue reading
Now there are more than 30 thousand varieties of roses. Several of them deserve attention because of their uniqueness – an unusual color or size. It is believed that roses can be of all colors and shades, except black and blue. This is due to the fact that they do not have the corresponding pigments. Some breeders see this statement as a challenge and try to bring out blue and black roses. And the first steps have already been taken in this direction.
BLACK TURKISH ROSES
Black roses Today in the shops you can find roses of any color, including black and blue. But most often these beauties are grown in greenhouses and stained artificially. However, in the vicinity of the Turkish village of Halfeti, natural black roses grow. These are one of the rarest and most expensive flowers in the world. Nowhere else on the globe do such roses grow and cannot grow. Only here, thanks to the unique soil composition, burgundy roses darken and turn black during their flowering period. So far, no chemist has been able to repeat the chemical composition of this soil. Continue reading
Home repairs, in addition to the main result – pleasant feelings from a sense of novelty – can also have a side effect: malaise from the fumes of paints, varnishes and other chemicals used to decorate the premises. Moreover, the emission of harmful gases can continue for a long time after drying of the applied coatings. To reduce their unpleasant effect, it is advisable to arrange ivy pots in the room. It absorbs formaldehyde, benzene, and carbon monoxide well (the latter quality makes ivy a very valuable plant in urban apartments and helps clean the air from the street).
In addition, if there is a cat in the house whose life spans four walls – again a classic example of urban housing – then the notorious cat toilet can become a source of allergies for the owners. Continue reading