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How to deadhead balloon flowers

How to deadhead balloon flowers

Category:HomeRelease time:2015-02-22Views:130

Perennial balloon flowers -- Platycodon grandiflorus -- earn their name from their large, balloon-like flower buds. These flower buds open to reveal blue, pink or white star-shaped blossoms throughout the summer. Balloon flowers benefit from deadhead[More]

How to Make Balloon Flowers Step-by-Step

How to Make Balloon Flowers Step-by-Step

Category:LifestyleRelease time:2012-04-09Views:130

Balloons usually make up part of the decorating scheme at parties. Whether the ceiling is covered in helium balloons or you simply tie some to your mailbox, balloons are inexpensive, colourful decorations. However, if you're tired of balloon arches o[More]

How to Make Balloon Flowers Out of Helium Balloons

Category:HobbiesRelease time:2012-04-20Views:130

Making balloon flowers out of helium balloons is relatively simple if you have patience and a gentle touch. The easiest method is to blow up one small, yellow balloon and five large, red balloons. Place the yellow balloon in the centre, place the red[More]

How to deadhead dianthus flowers

How to deadhead dianthus flowers

Category:HomeRelease time:2012-03-29Views:130

Dianthus's bright pink, red or lavender flowers with ruffled edges have been popular with gardeners for centuries. Some flowers in the Dianthus genus include maiden pinks, sweet william and carnations. Different dianthus flowers may bloom profusely t[More]

How to Deadhead Petunia Flowers

How to Deadhead Petunia Flowers

Category:HomeRelease time:2014-03-30Views:130

Striped, solid or speckled, petunias come in a wide range of types and colours. Whether planted in containers, flower beds or as landscaping, the bright-coloured blooms entrance the observer. Petunias love the sun and work best in direct sunlight or[More]

How to deadhead Agapanthus

How to deadhead Agapanthus

Category:HomeRelease time:2012-11-04Views:130

Agapanthus is an African lily that many people choose to grow for its blue, purple, white and pink blooms. Originating from South Africa it is herbaceous and will grow well in containers or direct in the ground, as long as it gets a lot of sun and th[More]

How to Deadhead Dahlias

How to Deadhead Dahlias

Category:FoodRelease time:2012-12-12Views:130

When it comes to flowers, the term "deadhead" has nothing to do with the followers of the 1970s rock band the Grateful Dead. The term refers to removing the spent flower--the "dead head"--to spur the plant to produce new blooms. How you deadhead a pl[More]

How to Identify Caribbean Flowers

How to Identify Caribbean Flowers

Category:HomeRelease time:2013-09-12Views:130

Many different tropical flowers grow in the Caribbean region. Some of the flowers are native to the area, while other transplanted tropicals have been growing in the region for hundreds of years. It's possible to bring some of the exotic Caribbean in[More]

How to Draw Good Flowers

How to Draw Good Flowers

Category:LifestyleRelease time:2013-10-08Views:130

Drawing still life is an important step to becoming a skilled artist. Flowers come in a wide range of different forms, and each flower can look extremely different from the next. This means that you have an almost unlimited supply of flowers to draw.[More]

How to plant geranium flowers

How to plant geranium flowers

Category:HomeRelease time:2014-10-07Views:130

Geraniums are small to medium-sized flowering plants that grow well in both pots and soil. Most geraniums flower during the summer and should be planted in the spring. They grow in USDA hardiness zones 4-9. The higher the hardiness zone, the earlier[More]

How to deadhead Allium

How to deadhead Allium

Category:HomeRelease time:2013-11-09Views:130

Alliums are from the same family as the onions that we eat, but are regarded as “ornamental onions” and most aren’t that pleasant to include in your dinner. They grow long straight stems and flower with a round, fluffy bloom that some have likened to[More]

How to Order Black Flowers for Delivery

How to Order Black Flowers for Delivery

Category:HomeRelease time:2015-04-10Views:130

Black flowers do not exist within nature, rather, they are created by genetically modifying, dyeing or spray-painting plants. Black flowers are difficult to obtain if you do not know how to contact a florist able to produce them. Not all florists car[More]

How to deadhead sweet peas

How to deadhead sweet peas

Category:Science & educationRelease time:2012-01-14Views:130

Sweet pea, Lathyrus odoratus, is an annual vine grown in gardens for its sweet smelling flowers. Sweet pea flowers bloom in shades of red, pink, white and blue. Grow sweet peas in moist, fertile soil, in full sun. Generally they like cool soil and to[More]

How to Install Balloon Shades

How to Install Balloon Shades

Category:HomeRelease time:2012-01-28Views:130

Balloon shades are a type of window covering that pulls up on cords on the back side of the shade, allowing the front fabric to be gathered in deep swags. These swags are full and balloon-shaped, which is how they got their name. Mounting balloon sha[More]

How to Transport Cut Flowers

How to Transport Cut Flowers

Category:HomeRelease time:2012-02-04Views:130

One key to cut flower longevity is how the flowers are transported. This is an important consideration for growers as well as consumers who buy flowers wholesale for weddings and other special events. One option for transporting cut flowers is to pla[More]

How to freeze dry flowers at home

How to freeze dry flowers at home

Category:HomeRelease time:2012-02-04Views:130

Freeze drying is one of the best ways to preserve your flowers. Freeze drying enables flowers to last a long time, while retaining their original shape. This process is called lyophilisation and requires special equipment. If you do not need to prese[More]

How to preserve fresh flowers with hairspray

How to preserve fresh flowers with hairspray

Category:StyleRelease time:2012-03-11Views:130

Flowers tend to signify something special. Sometimes there is a particular flower or bouquet that you just do not want to let go of because it means so much. There are ways that you can preserve that special bouquet so you can remember it for years t[More]

How to Trail Perennial Flowers

Category:HomeRelease time:2012-05-30Views:130

Get the dramatic permanent effect of trailing flowers for slopes, walls and garden beds and containers by starting with the right plants. You’re looking for flowering plants with a natural downward growth habit. Good choices include creeping baby’s b[More]

How to Deadhead a Vinca Cora

How to Deadhead a Vinca Cora

Category:HomeRelease time:2012-07-08Views:130

Vinca is a low to medium growing plant, up to 14-inches tall, with attractive evergreen, oval, glossy leaves that have a distinct midrib. Vincas form a sprawling ground cover in shade, although the plant can tolerate partial sun exposure. The flowers[More]

How Long Do Preserved Flowers Last?

How Long Do Preserved Flowers Last?

Category:HomeRelease time:2012-08-02Views:130

The length of time flowers last after being preserved depends on the method of preservation as well as storage after preservation. A wedding bouquet, air dried and kept for 35 years in a glass jar, still has intact rose buds, yet with brown petals in[More]

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