Holiday Decorating Ideas with Flowers

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Holiday Decorating Ideas with Flowers

The holidays are supposed to be a cheerful, happy time, so it’s only fitting that the atmosphere of your home or office reflect that as well. Nothing says “cheerful” and “happy” more than fresh arrangements of flowers that fill the room with life and vibrant. Part of what’s great about flowers is that there are blooms for every season as well, so you can schedule an online flower delivery any time of year without having to worry about the availability of fresh blooms. If you want to decorate your home or office for the holiday season, consider the following ideas when doing so.

Garlands

Garlands are a great way to instantly bring a bit of festive cheer to any space. When you visit an online florist and buy flowers online, try to select from varieties that can easily be hung on a garland. For instance, poinsetta blooms can be pinned to garlands to get them a festive look, as can roses, carnations, lilies and more. Simply cut a few stems from your floral bouquets and then tie the stems onto a garland strung around a staircase or draping from a fireplace to add the freshness of flowers to it.

Tablescapes

No holiday is complete without a feast, and even if you don’t have one, you can certainly use your dining table as a decorative piece by creating a holiday tablescape on it. Fresh flowers are always a great addition to any tablescape, so you can simply take the flowers that you had sent to you from your online florist and place them in the center of your table, or you can get even more creative by placing the floral arrangements in a bowl, vase or basket that’s filled with decorative ornaments or moss to add to the holiday ambiance. You can also fill a couple of holiday-themed wine glasses, mason jars or wine bottles with flowers from your arrangement as well to add to your holiday tablescape. Add a couple of tapered candles into the mix to complete the festive look.

Wreaths

Wreaths are great decorative pieces for every season, and they are especially so for the holidays. Instead of purchasing a pre-fabricated wreath for the holidays, you can use your floral bouquets to create your own personalized one. Simply arrange your blossoms’ stems into your wreath in the design that you wish, and not only will your wreath feature seasonal blooms, but it’ll also give off a nice, fresh aroma.

Mantle Centerpieces

If you have a mantle, then you certainly need a centerpiece on it for the holidays. Consider creating a tiered centerpiece featuring different seasonal blooms, or arrange blossoms around a candelabra or pillared candle centered atop your mantle. Floral centerpieces placed atop mantles that have mirrors above them look particularly well since the blooms can then reflect into other areas of the room.

No matter whether you plan to send flowers to India or some other part of the world, there are plenty of ways that you can incorporate the blooms you receive from your online florist into your holiday decorating theme.

Poinsettia

The poinsettia is a culturally and commercially important plant species of the diverse spurge family that is indigenous to Mexico and Central America. It is particularly well known for its red and green foliage and is widely used in Christmas floral displays. It derives its common English name from Joel Roberts Poinsetta the first United States Minister to Mexico,who introduced the plant into the United States in 1825.

 Poinsettia are small shrubs typically at a height of about 2ft. The plant bears dark green leaves that are less than 20cms in length. The green leaves change colors through photoperiodism, they require total darkness from 12 hours to a minimum of 5-6 days in a row to change their color. They also require abundant light during the day to get the brightest color form.
The flowers of the poinsettia are unassuming and do not attract pollinators. They are grouped within small yellow structures found in the center of each leaf bunch, and are called cyathia.
The poinsettia are native to Mexico. They are found in the wild in tropical forests and medium elevations in this region. There are over 100 varieties of poinsettias.
Poinsettias are commonly grown as an indoor plant where it prefers good morning sun, then shade in the hotter part of the day. Contrary to popular belief, flowering poinsettia can be kept outside, even during winter, as long as it is kept frost-free.
Selecting Your Poinsettia
The plant you choose should have dark green foliage. Fallen,low or damaged leaves indicate poor handling or fertilization, lack of water or a root disease problem. The colorful flower bracts (red, pink, white or bicolor pink and white) should be in proportion to the plant and pot size. Little or no pollen should be showing oil the actual flowers (those red or green button-like parts in the center of the colorful bracts).
Christmas Care
Be sure the plant is well wrapped when you take it outside on your trip home because exposure to low temperatures for even a short time can injure leaves and bracts. Unwrap the plant as soon as possible because the petioles (stems of the leaves and bracts) can droop and twist if the plant is left wrapped for too long.
For maximum plant life, place your poinsettia near a sunny window or some other well-lighted areas. Do not let any part of the plant touch cold window panes. Poinsettias are tropical plants and are usually grown at temperatures between 60 and 70 degrees F in greenhouses, so this temperature range will at home is best for a longer plant life. High temperatures will shorten the life of the bracts. Poinsettias do not tolerate warm or cold drafts so keep them away from radiators, air conditioners, and fans as well as open windows or doors. Place your poinsettia in a cooler room at night (55 to 60 degrees F is ideal) to extend the blooming time.
Examine the soil daily and water only when it feels dry. Always water enough to soak the soil to the bottom of the pot and discard the excess water. If you don’t water enough, the plant will wilt and the lower leaves will droop and eventually fall off. If you water too much the lower leaves will turn yellow and then drop. If you keep your plant for several months, apply a soluble houseplant fertilizer, once or twice a month according to the manufacturer’s recommendations.
Trying to keep the plant from year to year is usually disappointing as it is difficult to provide optimum growing conditions. However, you can give it a try, as follows:
In March, gradually reduce watering. Prune hard back once the plant drops its leaves and keep fairly dry.
In early May, increase watering. Re-pot when new shoots start to develop.
Once established, feed weekly with a balanced liquid fertiliser.
As the days shorten, from October 10 to 20, allow the plants to have 12 hours of light each day. For the remaining 12 hours, they need to be kept in darkness at a minimum temperature of 65F (18C). Artificial light is acceptable to supplement daylight.
With this treatment, the red bracts and tiny yellow flowers should be brightening up the winter gloom from December.
Interesting history on Poinsettias
Poinsettia plants are native to Central America, especially an area of southernMexico known as ‘Taxco del Alarcon’ where they flower during the winter. The ancient Aztecs called them ‘cuetlaxochitl’. The Aztecs had many uses for them including using the flowers (actually special types of leaves known as bracts rather than being flowers) to make a purple dye for clothes and cosmetics and the milky white sap was made into a medicine to treat fevers. (Today we call the sap latex!)
The poinsettia was made widely known because of a man called Joel Roberts Poinsett (that’s why we call them Poinsettia!). He was the first Ambassador from the USA to Mexico in 1825. Poinsett had some greenhouses on his plantations in South Carolina, and while visiting the Taco area in 1828, he became very interested in the plants. He immediately sent some of the plants back to South Carolina, where he began growing the plants and sending them to friends and botanical gardens.
One of the friends he sent plants to was John Barroom of Philadelphia, who gave the plant to his friend, Robert Buist, a plants-man from Pennsylvania. Robert Buist was probably the first person to have sold the poinsettias under their botanical, or latin name, name ‘Euphorbia pulcherrima’ (it means, ‘the most beautiful Euphorbia’). It is thought that they became known as Poinsettia in the mid 1830’s when people found out who had first brought them to America from Mexico.
There is an old Mexican legend about how Poinsettias and Christmas come together, it goes like this:
There was once a poor Mexican girl called Pepita who had no present to give the the baby Jesus at the Christmas Eve Services. As Pepita walked to the chapel, sadly, her cousin Pedro tried to cheer her up.
‘Pepita’, he said “I’m sure that even the smallest gift, given by someone who loves him will make Jesus Happy.”
Pepita didn’t know what she could give, so she picked a small handful of weeds from the roadside and made them into a a small bouquet. She felt embarrassed because she could only give this small present to Jesus. As she walked through the chapel to the altar, she remembered what Pedro had said. She began to feel better, knelt down and put the bouquet at the bottom of the nativity scene. Suddenly, the bouquet of weeds burst into bright red flowers, and everyone who saw them were sure they had seen a miracle. From that day on, the bright red flowers were known as the ‘Flores de Noche Buena’, or ‘Flowers of the Holy Night’.
The shape of the poinsettia flower and leaves are sometimes thought as a symbol of the Star of Bethlehem which led the Wise Men to Jesus. The red colored leaves symbolize the blood of Christ. The white leaves represent his purity.
The Poinsettia is also the national emblem of Madagascar.

Beautifying Christmas with Flowers

Flowers are the strength of the functions; everyone is present in the function, but, if you do not put the presence of the flowers, then you will not be able to fill the gap that is linked with flowers only. This is the reason; presence of flowers is must to make the event more charming. Christmas is coming; this is an event of happiness, even of prayer, and an event of joining, when everyone is at home to meet with their family friends. Obviously, this is an eagerly awaited occasion, everyone waits for. On these occasions, Vibrant and glowing flowers can fill the moments with the joy; can make the even personified and memorable. On this occasion, flowers come to serve in different ways; flowers are used to express love, to express happiness, to convey a good message, and to ensure that everyone is happy and please.

Flowers Arrangements can be found and customized to suit your taste accessing the services of the qualified florists. So, here you will find the best parts of the services from the florists, who offer the different sorts of services to the florists. No Doubt, Christmas is a day of happiness for everyone, so, you can make use of the gifts to serve it to your beloved ones.

When it comes to find about the flower arrangements, we always take into consideration about the Mexican Poinsettia, which is presumably the most renowned Christmas flower around the world, and you will find these flowers everywhere by the florists shops, and through online shop. Flame Leaf also gathers an importance, when it’s a matter of offering the flowers to the other one; these flowers are the combinations of the Vibrant and Bright flowers, which will make your life joyful by seeing the flowers. Flowers of Holy Night will reflect the flowers as universal flowers. They are considered as a universal symbol for Christmas.

Christmas Cacus is also the combinations of flowers, everyone chooses this combination as most favorable combinations of flowers, and these flowers combinations are selected by most of the people on this Christmas event. Christmas Cacus can be comprised of Pink, Red, holy Green Leaves, Red Berries, and lots of other combinations, and you can also make a good choice among the best parts of the flower combinations. All of these three colors are representation of harmony, love, dedication, affection, peace, goodwill, and loyalty.

Other popular types of Christmas Flowers also include Pink or Red Roses, Christmas Garland, Christmas Trees, Christmas Rose is also known as Winter Rose, you these flowers are the best combinations for you. A Right gift on this memorable occasion can make a difference on the relationship, these flowers combinations can play a very important role in reuniting the relationships, or we can intensify the already existing ones with a valuable gift. When you offer the right gift to your dearest and dearest ones, you can actually do wonders for your dearest ones. An ideal gift on the right moment can make a lot of difference to relationships. You can reunite relations or intensify the already existing ones with a valuable gift. By gifting Christmas flowers you can express your love and affection for your closed ones.

Christmas flowers actually reflect how much valued you are for the one who confers it to you. You can win the love of everyone by offering the flowers with different combinations. So, if you are not offering the right gifts, then you are going to miss the chance of making others one happy. Christmas event is celebrated at a same time in all around the world, that’s the reason; this day is the mostly celebrated day in the world, if compared with the other celebrations. Many non Christians have become the part of the event to celebrate the Christmas due to its increase cultural importance.