Drying Peony Flowers

drying peony flowers1 150x150 Drying Peony FlowersPeonies are the beautiful flowers that are 6 to 8 inches wide and are found in red, pink or white colors. Peony are beautiful flowers to grow in gardens and equally beautiful to place indoors. You can dry these beautiful flowers up to save them for longer period of time. There is one common method to dry flowers and that is air drying while here I’ll provide you with the same to dry your peony flowers so you may secure the beautiful flowers that you got from a loved one in gift too.

1.    Cut your peony flowers only in mid morning before the late morning sun make the flowers open up fully. The blooms best for drying are the ones that are not fully opened. Peony flowers2 150x150 Drying Peony Flowers

2.    Cut the stems about six inch long and remove all the leaves off the stalk. Take 4 to 6 flowers in bunch and tie them with a rubber band at the bottom of the stems.

3.    Now hang your flowers upside down in a cool dark room. This can be a place like basement or a closet. The process of drying will take one to two weeks. You will need to loop a piece of twine in rubber band and hang it on a nail or hanger.

4.    Check your flowers after a week about drying. The drying period depends Dry peony Flowers2 150x150 Drying Peony Flowerson weather too as in winters because atmosphere is drier so flowers dry quickly while in summers as it’s more humid so it takes time in the drying process.

5.    Now carefully remove the flowers off the hanger or nail and carefully cut the rubber band.

6.    Now your dry flowers are ready to add beauty to your home for long period of time. Either put them in a vase or tie them up to form a bunch to keep over a shelf.

Designing a Flower Garden

seasonal color display pic 245x300 Designing a Flower GardenDesigning a flower garden is not a big deal and there is no need of designers and landscapers to make flower garden at your home if you are gifted with a little patience and imagination which will be a source of timeless joy. Whether it is a large yard and garden, or a small place on a porch, or a balcony garden or patio, even if it is only a windowsill or planter, everyone welcomes the warmth and colors of healthy flowers in full bloom.

Seasonal Color Display
Before making an arrangement thinks about the color or mood you want your flower garden to convey. At first put them together to see if the arrangement looks good. It is good to experiment with different types of flowers, colors and seasons. For professional looking results, consider following a color theme and it is wise to choose a color that relaxes you most.

Growing Flowers in Container
If you like to decorate the walls of your garden with containers it is better toGrowing Flowers in Container 300x300 Designing a Flower Garden use big ones. A larger flower pot or container holds moisture for a long time and also provides enough space for the plants’ roots. Always choose a container that has drainage hole in the bottom to allow excess of water to escape. Place the containers where the light conditions are suitable for the plant. You can also plan about the plant after choosing the place–use flowers that prefer sun for the sunny place for example marigold, petunia, lantana, and salvia, and shade-lovers like impatiens, begonias, flowering tobacco and caladiums for a shady place.

Hanging Basket Tips
For a small place like a porch or deck a hanging basket or flower suits best. In this course it is chic to use different varieties of flower having the same color which gives a monochrome look. If there is no bright light in the place you are planting apply Pastel flowers to give a soft and cosy look .They are hanging basket tips Designing a Flower Gardeneffective in shade also. Vivid bold colors – strong colors look best and will not wash out in bright sun.

INSTRUCTIONS
●     Plan easy ways to groom your garden and keep it update as this count a lot. No matter which flowers you choose, each and every flower is beautiful and distinct from the other.
●     Design your garden in such a way that the plants grow in clumps as it is comparatively better.
●     Get known to the facts like which way is north when you are planning a design. It tells you how much sun different places receive. For example, areas close to the north sides of buildings get little direct sun. This will help you choose the flower types and color theme.
●     Look for likely spots for creating new flower beds that will serve as the borders and islands. Border beds are tied along one edge to a building, fence, or walkway and island beds are carved out of the middle of the lawn.
Perfect selection, proper design and good care of flowers ensure a look worthy flower garden at your place.

Designing a Flower Garden

Designing a flower garden is not a big deal and there is no need of designers and landscapers to make flower garden at your home if you are gifted with a little patience and imagination which will be a source of timeless joy. Whether it is a large yard and garden, or a small place on a porch, or a balcony garden or patio, even if it is only a windowsill or planter, everyone welcomes the warmth and colors of healthy flowers in full bloom.

Seasonal Color Display

Before making an arrangement thinks about the color or mood you want your flower garden to convey. At first put them together to see if the arrangement looks good. It is good to experiment with different types of flowers, colors and seasons. For professional looking results, consider following a color theme and it is wise to choose a color that relaxes you most.

Growing Flowers in Container

If you like to decorate the walls of your garden with containers it is better to use big ones. A larger flower pot or container holds moisture for a long time and also provides enough space for the plants’ roots. Always choose a container that has drainage hole in the bottom to allow excess of water to escape. Place the containers where the light conditions are suitable for the plant. You can also plan about the plant after choosing the place–use flowers that prefer sun for the sunny place for example marigold, petunia, lantana, and salvia, and shade-lovers like impatiens, begonias, flowering tobacco and caladiums for a shady place.

Hanging Basket Tips

For a small place like a porch or deck a hanging basket or flower suits best. In this course it is chic to use different varieties of flower having the same color which gives a monochrome look. If there is no bright light in the place you are planting apply Pastel flowers to give a soft and cosy look .They are effective in shade also. Vivid bold colors – strong colors look best and will not wash out in bright sun.

INSTRUCTIONS

Plan easy ways to groom your garden and keep it update as this count a lot. No matter which flowers you choose, each and every flower is beautiful and distinct from the other.

Design your garden in such a way that the plants grow in clumps as it is comparatively better.

Get known to the facts like which way is north when you are planning a design. It tells you how much sun different places receive. For example, areas close to the north sides of buildings get little direct sun. This will help you choose the flower types and color theme.

Look for likely spots for creating new flower beds that will serve as the borders and islands. Border beds are tied along one edge to a building, fence, or walkway and island beds are carved out of the middle of the lawn.

Perfect selection, proper design and good care of flowers ensure a look worthy flower garden at your place. clip image001 Designing a Flower Garden