Dried Flowers for Wreaths and Arrangements
Flower arrangements are a beautiful way to express love, friendship, caring and are suitable for so many occasions. They make great gifts and we’d be happy to give you many more idea’s on the uses of a nice wreath or some beautiful flowers. (Note the wreath in our gallery includes shells, sea glass and more things found on the beach from the Maine coast for a true ‘coast-of-Maine’ look.)
Maine Wreath and Flower makes all types of floral wreaths such as Baby’s Breath, German Statice, Sea Heather, Eucalyptus, Grapevines in all sizes and shapes, Swags, Bridal bouquets, Herb wreaths made with just one or many types of herbs.
We use Delphinium, Roses, Nigellas, Straws of all colors, Pearly Everlastings, Hydranga, Globanriums, Statice in many colors.
Dried flower wreaths or arrangements can be used for, Center Pieces, Special Parties, Receptions, Conferences, Door Prizes, and Sporting Event Gifts.
In all these functions, the gift can be given away at the end of the function or it can be used in the home or business. It can be used again and again!
All dried flowers are available throughout the year. Special orders are always welcome. Wreaths are more than Christmas decorations. Wreaths are a universal sign of hospitality and are welcome any time of year.
Dried flowers last longer than fresh flowers and are useful for:
- Gifts for Birthdays, Weddings, Anniversaries, House Warming, Hostess and Christmas
- Mother’s Day
- Secretary’s Day
- Sweetheart Day
- Valentine’s Day
Hints for Drying Your Flowers
Don’t try to pick your flower. Cut them with scissors or shears. Leave four inches of stem on leafy flowers. Cut only one-third the growth of leafy flowers in both cases. It permits further growth and further harvesting.
The delicate color and quality of flowers can be spoiled by heat and faded by the sun. color also can be faded with humidity. Good air circulation is important in order to dry your flowers and preserve their color.
To keep your flowers at their best, store your flowers in a dry, cool and dark place. If you don’t have a dark storage area, flowers can be kept in paper bags of in a covered box.
Just a few more ideas for keeping your harvest beautiful.