Category Archives: Flower Tips

What to Consider When Deciding Where to Put Your Floral Arrangement

A colorful floral arrangement sits on a tableBringing a beautiful floral arrangement into your home is like adding a splash of nature’s finest colors and fragrances to your living space. But, to keep those blooms looking vibrant and fresh for as long as possible, it’s essential to consider the best spot in your home for their display. Let’s talk about what to keep in mind when choosing the perfect location for your floral arrangement.

Understanding Sunlight Needs

While flowers do need light to thrive, too much direct sunlight can cause them to wilt and fade prematurely. Instead, look for a spot that gets plenty of indirect light. A north or east-facing windowsill is often ideal, as it provides the gentle morning sunlight without the harsh afternoon rays. Remember, the goal is to mimic the dappled light of a flower’s natural outdoor environment.

Temperature and Drafts

Flowers prefer a cool and stable environment. Avoid placing your arrangement near heaters, fireplaces, or appliances that generate heat, as these can dehydrate and stress your blooms. Also, steer clear of drafty areas like open windows or doors, as sudden temperature changes can shock the flowers and shorten their lifespan. A consistent, cool temperature will help your arrangement stay fresh and beautiful for longer.

Humidity Matters

Most flowers enjoy a bit of humidity, which helps keep them hydrated. However, too much moisture can encourage mold and bacteria growth, especially in the water. Keep your arrangement in a place with moderate humidity and ensure you change the water regularly to keep it clean and fresh.

Choosing the right spot for your floral arrangement is more than just about aesthetics; it’s about creating an environment where your flowers can thrive.

Of course, you need to start by actually purchasing a floral arrangement. Here at Dallas House of Flowers, we can provide you with a wide variety of stunning arrangements. Feel free to browse our website to peruse our selection, including our best sellers.

What Plants are Toxic to Your Cat?

If you have cats, you know just how lovable they can be. But you also probably know how they have a special talent for going places where they’re not supposed to: including near your flower arrangements. Since cats are so adventurous it’s important to make sure that nothing you have in the house can be… Continue Reading

Vase Water Best Practices

When you get a collection of freshly cut flowers, you want them to last as long as possible. One way to do that is to water your flowers properly. Here we discuss vase water best practices to ensure that your flowers continue to decorate your home. Fill the vase to ¾ of its height Many… Continue Reading