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DIY Flower Food to Keep Your Flowers Fresher For Longer

DIY Flower Food to Keep Your Flowers Fresher For Longer

Summary:

  • Flower food sustains flowers, decreases the presence of microorganisms, and helps them absorb water and nutrients more effectively. Combined, these factors keep your flowers looking and smelling better, for longer. 
  • The three key components of flower food are citric acid, sugar, and an antibacterial agent.  
  • Flower food is easy to make at home using household items.  
  • Many DIY recipes use bleach, so take care to ALWAYS MIX THE OTHER INGREDIENTS FIRST, THEN ADD BLEACH AS THE FINAL STEP.  
  • When your vase water becomes cloudy, change out your water and make a new batch of flower food. 
  • Trim your stems, pick out dying vegetation, and remove any wet leaves or buds from your arrangement and water.  
  • If DIY flower food is not for you, check out our ready-made range at Koch & Co.  

A bouquet is always something special to give or receive, whether it’s from the corner shop or a boutique florist. To keep your flowers fresher for longer, we have some simple DIY flower food recipes below that can be made with simple household items.  

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Three Unknown Factors That Affect The Life Of Fresh Cut Flowers

Three Unknown Factors That Affect The Life Of Fresh Cut Flowers

Summary:

  • Flower food sustains flowers, decreases the presence of microorganisms, and helps them absorb water and nutrients more effectively. Combined, these factors keep your flowers looking and smelling better, for longer. 
  • The three key components of flower food are citric acid, sugar, and an antibacterial agent.  
  • Flower food is easy to make at home using household items.  
  • Many DIY recipes use bleach, so take care to ALWAYS MIX THE OTHER INGREDIENTS FIRST, THEN ADD BLEACH AS THE FINAL STEP.  
  • When your vase water becomes cloudy, change out your water and make a new batch of flower food. 
  • Trim your stems, pick out dying vegetation, and remove any wet leaves or buds from your arrangement and water.  
  • If DIY flower food is not for you, check out our ready-made range at Koch & Co.  

A bouquet is always something special to give or receive, whether it’s from the corner shop or a boutique florist. To keep your flowers fresher for longer, we have some simple DIY flower food recipes below that can be made with simple household items.  

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A Guide On How To Rehydrate Your Fresh Flowers

A Guide On How To Rehydrate Your Fresh Flowers

Summary:

  • Flower food sustains flowers, decreases the presence of microorganisms, and helps them absorb water and nutrients more effectively. Combined, these factors keep your flowers looking and smelling better, for longer. 
  • The three key components of flower food are citric acid, sugar, and an antibacterial agent.  
  • Flower food is easy to make at home using household items.  
  • Many DIY recipes use bleach, so take care to ALWAYS MIX THE OTHER INGREDIENTS FIRST, THEN ADD BLEACH AS THE FINAL STEP.  
  • When your vase water becomes cloudy, change out your water and make a new batch of flower food. 
  • Trim your stems, pick out dying vegetation, and remove any wet leaves or buds from your arrangement and water.  
  • If DIY flower food is not for you, check out our ready-made range at Koch & Co.  

A bouquet is always something special to give or receive, whether it’s from the corner shop or a boutique florist. To keep your flowers fresher for longer, we have some simple DIY flower food recipes below that can be made with simple household items.  

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Our NEW Range of Koch & Co Preserved Dried Flowers!

Our NEW Range of Koch & Co Preserved Dried Flowers!

Dried Flowers are currently a huge growing trend in the world of floristry, event styling, and home décor. With the ability to keep your special memento for longer and enjoy your favourite blooms all year round, its no wonder these stylish botanicals are the biggest thing to blossom into the florist industry since the flower crown. Dried flowers ever-growing popularity also comes from the fact that they combined the beauty of natural flowers with the longevity of artificial flowers.

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The Benefits of Proper Flower Care

The Benefits of Proper Flower Care

We have some exciting news that is sure to make many environmentally-conscious florists bloom with happiness! Here at Koch & Co, we are pleased to announce that by late October 2020, we will be stocking Agra-Wool International’s NEW eco-friendly product 100% Natural Floral Foam called Sideau®.

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