You love your flowers and you want them to last forever? Here is an easy to follow guide in to make a nice and simple homemade Potpourri. Instead of throwing away those flowers that were bought for you, bring them back to life! Give them a chance to give another dose of the floral fragrance back in your home. The process is simple but can take some time depending on the technique you decide to use. We will be focusing on the natural drying technique only. Ready for an inspiring and creative workshop?
Thinking about Christmascoming soon, we interviewed some of our customers in a competition where they had to nominate their favorite Christmas flower. We were not surprised to see that for 8 out of 10 people, poinsettiais their Christmas flower of choice. Extremely popular in the US, in Canada and Mexico, the poinsettia called also the Christmas Star is the best seller during the holiday season. In the US more than 66 million of plants are sold every year where they contribute over $250 million to the US economy at the retail level. In Europe more than 30 million are offered at Christmas.
You've worked hard and you deserve your holiday! Everything is ready for the big trip, sunglasses and sun protection cream in your bag. You planned for everything, but maybe not your plants. No way to take them with you! Unless you give them to someone or you have a nice neighbor who generously offered to watering them in your absence or use a garden maintenance company, here are some tips and tricks to find them in very good health when you come back:
Flowers come in many beautiful colours; from the clean and crisp whites to vivid purples to rich, romantic reds. While you can buy bouquets of pretty much any colour that takes your fancy, it can be fun to create this at home. Why not match your Mum’s flowers perfectly to her kitchen? Pick the colour of your girlfriends based on her favourite dress that she wore on that date? Select the school colours as you congratulate your grandson or daughter on their exam results?