Caring For Your Flowers
How to Make your Flowers Last Longer
Flowers play a vital role in everyone’s life. Whether it be for a birthday, anniversary, graduation, sympathy, get well or even just a bunch hand-picked from your garden, it will mean a lot when you give it to someone. A single flower can express a thousand words, convey a deep meaning, even if you don’t say it. It does not require a special occasion for you to send flowers to someone - a bunch of blossoms can easily brighten up one’s day, and this normal day will have a special moment that will leave an unforgettable feeling, an impression that will last forever.
Receiving a bunch of flowers means that someone’s been thinking of you, or you mean a lot to that person and he wants you to feel special. With that, of course you’d want to enjoy it for a longer time, but the flowers has also their limit. Fortunately, we have some tips on how you can maximize their lifespan, and make it stunning as usual.
Fresh arrangements upon delivery will typically last for 3 to 5 days.With proper maintenance, you can still make them last for a week.
Proper Phalaenopsis Care
If you want something that can stay longer than the normal set of flowers, you might want to consider getting an orchid plant instead. Phalaenopsis, or more popularly known as Moth Orchidare plants that doesn’t require a full-effort in growing it unlike other plants. It usually last for two to three months.
Here are some tips on how you can provide a good care for your Phalaenopsis.
- Orchids love bright room. You can place them near the window, butlike cut flowers, do not under direct sunlight as it burns their leaves easily. Also keep them from dark spaces as it will prevent them from producing flowers.
- Sprinkle water to the roots (just to moisten them so they won’t dry) once every two weeks. Most orchids die from overwatering. Only a few dies from under watering. If you overwatered your orchids, for it to survive, you will need to transfer it to another pot that can drain well. Too much water can rotten the roots.
- To prolong flowering, remove faded flowers and leaves.
- You may feed your orchids with liquid plant fertilizer fortnightly.