Orchids in nature grow on trees, with the help of the roots they stay on the trunk, receiving food from the bark moist after rain.
Of course, an orchid is an extraordinary flower. She does not need soil, she urgently needs frequent watering and top dressing. But, despite all of the above, if you take proper care of the orchid, it will delight you with long flowering and rich green leaves.
Orchid prefers diffused sunlight
As a result, it is better to put a pot with an orchid on a windowsill on the north side or away from the window, so that direct sunlight does not fall on it during the day. Usually a daylight hours of 12-16 hours are required, if you do not want the orchid to go to a dormant period in winter, it will be wise to illuminate it with a fluorescent lamp. Continue reading
Flowers accompanied a person throughout his life. Mankind has dedicated a huge number of legends, songs, poems, and paintings to flowers. It is hard to imagine our gardens without a riot of colors, shapes, subtle smells. Breeders tirelessly work on creating new varieties, and flower shop shelves are bursting with tender and capricious goods. Without flowers, it’s hard to imagine an anniversary, a wedding or a holiday. And, perhaps, there is not a single country in the world that would not use flowers at official and festive events.
True love for flowers, their charm, fragility, perfection, forced mankind to establish a whole science of creating works of art from living flowers. This science is called floristry. 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
An original wedding arrangement, created by individual order by experienced florists, will draw the attention of the guests of the event. For the bride, the bouquet is one of the most important attributes, the choice or creation should be taken seriously. But if you decide to be creative, try to assemble the composition yourself – adhering to simple rules can easily achieve an excellent result.
Wedding bouquet of roses
DECIDING A VARIETY OF FLOWERS
You can make a bride’s bouquet with your own hands from any flowers.
Since ancient times, the values of common plants have come to us. Refer to the language of flowers – such a wedding bouquet for the bride will be the completion of the image and will bring special meaning to the ceremony. 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