One of the great joys of living in West Covina apartments is the amazing weather. Gardeners can create spectacular container gardens right on their balcony or patio at Sunset Plaza. Now that it’s summer and there is a profusion of gorgeous blooms outside, thoughts may turn to finding creative and attractive ways to arrange the fruits of your labor. Here are a few top tips for flower arranging. These tips are great even if you’re arranging a bouquet fresh from the florist.
Start the Right Way: Water, Fresh From Your West Covina Apartments
Keeping flowers fresh is essential, and you only need to fill a pitcher with water in your West Covina apartment to do so. As soon as flowers are cut, bring them inside and place them in a vase (or even a small bucket) filled with tepid water. Too cold or too hot water can damage the delicate blooms. Drop in a small packet of floral preservative, found online or at any nursery or florist, to help sustain the blooms for as long as possible.
Careful Cuts = More Longevity
As you cut your beautiful blooms, make sure to use a sharp knife. Cut off about an inch from the bottom of the stem. This allows the fresh flowers to absorb the water and floral preservatives as efficiently as possible. Furthermore, this, in turn, gives you increased longevity.
The Bursting With Blooms Look
To get the “bursting with blooms” look for the interior of your apartment home, arrange flowers in a special way. Start with the larger and heavier flowers on the outer part of the vase. This helps anchor the vase and allows plenty of space for the smaller and more delicate flowers to shine. Mix the smaller blossoms up in the middle. When it comes to arranging flowers, a bit of randomization in the middle gives that “fresh from the garden” look.
Looking for a great home base where you can arrange beautiful bouquets? Sunset Plaza Apartment Homes offers studios, one-, two-, and three-bedroom apartments homes that are conveniently located and well kept. Call us to find out which apartments are available today!