Tips to Get the best out of your Wedding Flowers by doing this !

Here are some great tips for your Wedding Flowers to keep them Fresh especially if you are doing a DIY Bouquet

     Roses …..

Roses are best preserved at 5 degrees Celsius …. the best way is to put them in water as deep as possible but keeps the buds well above the water do this for at least 3 hours …. if possible then keep them at around 20 degrees Celsius 

All thorns should be removed and any lower leaves should be removed


   Preserve peonies at 5 degrees Celsius.

Here is a wonderful Tip ! If you have a tight bud on your peony blossom, but want it to open, you can put it into a hot water for a very short time, and it will blossom in front your eyes.


   Preserve Orchids at 8 –  degrees celcius

  Be Aware of drops of water left on the flowers as they can harm the blossoms   

Fresh Clean Water is the best way to keep Orchids Fresh   


 Tulips love very cold water, even with ice.

If you want to keep straight stems of tulips, you should fix them with paper and leave in the water for couple of hours.

WEDDING DAY TIPS : If your Wedding Bouquet and Wedding Flowers are being delivered Always keep your Wedding Bouquet in the coolest room in the house usually the bathroom along with Buttonholes and Bridal Party flowers

Choose flowers that will last the day such as

Roses                 Orchids ~ Oriental Lillies                       Peonies                   Spring Flowers                      Frangipani


Have fun choosing your Wedding flowers they add a stunning element to any Wedding Design and your Bouquets can be used as part of your Wedding Reception centre piece  design saving you a lot of money

Happy Planning ….  Glenda