Care Guide

Bouquets & Hand Ties

Take care when removing the cellophane.  This is sometimes used as a reservoir for water to keep your bouquet fresh during delivery.  Cut the stems at an angle about 3 cms from the end.  Fill a vase with water, add flower food and place the flowers into the vase.  Keep your flowers in a cool location away from draughts, direct heat or sunlight.  Top up regularly with water and flower food.  Some of your flowers may still be in bud.  This because we want you to enjoy them for as long as possible.


If a rose starts to droop at the head, re-cut the stem, wrap the head in paper to support upright and plunge 5 cms of the stem into boiling water for about 30 seconds.  Cut the stem again and place in deep cold water for 2 hours.


Lily pollen can stain.  Please carefully remove lily stamens from any newly opening blooms and avoid direct contact.

Hand Ties

Release the water from the water reservoir by cutting a hole in the cellophane over a sink.  Remove all gift wrapping.  Do not untie your flowers.  They have been specially arranged and tied ready to be placed into a vase.  Follow care instructions as for Bouquests.


Top up the container with water daily.


Fresh or artifical fruit is sometimes included in flower arrangements for decorative purposes only.  Do not remove or eat as it may have been secured with wooden, plastic or wire fixings.


These are for decoration only.  To avoid the risk of fire you are advised not to light them.


Most plants like light and an even temperature.  Avoid draughts, fumes and cold.  Foliage plants require little water in winter.  Flowering plants generally need more water.  Water Azaleas and Hydrangeas daily.  Water St. Paulia and Cyclamen, plants from the bottom and not the top.  All plants should be fertilized as required.

Please handle with care

These flowers/plants are for display only and must not be consumed.  Keep out of reach of children and pets.  Certain plants and flowers may be harmful or may cause irritation so please be careful when handling.  We recommend that you do not place your gift on an unprotected surface.