Article ID:

35

Article Title:

Tips on Drying Flowers -

Summary:

For best results, cut flowers after the dew is gone and remove the leaves. Hang a single flower or flowers in a bunch by their stems in a well-ventilated area with string, wire, or pipe cleaners. Hanging them upside down allows for straight stems rathe

Article Body:

Air Drying:For best results, cut flowers after the dew is gone and remove the leaves. Hang a single flower or flowers in a bunch by their stems in a well-ventilated area with string, wire, or pipe cleaners. Hanging them upside down allows for straight stems rather than a wilted, dried flower usually seen draping a vase. To preserve the color of the flower, remove them from sunlight immediately after cutting and dry them in the dark. For drying flower heads only, just lay them on a sheet of paper or newspaper and place in a dark room. The time that it takes for the flowers to dry depends on all conditions of the drying environment (humidity, temperature, and airflow), as well as the type of flowers. It could take as little as 24 hours up to a week or more. Either way, the petals of a dried flower should feel like paper and should no longer be limp or damp.After flowers are dried, it is still important to keep them out of direct sunlight. This

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Keywords:

Air Drying, Drying Agent, Microwave

Category:

Home/ Gardening

Date Added:

4:47am on Friday 24th March 2017

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