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Mar 6, 2008
How to Make Floral Arrangements With Roses and Orchids

Roses and orchids are two of the most popular types of flowers in the world. Floral arrangements are always a hit but floral arrangements with roses and orchids are particularly favored. You can make your own floral arrangements with roses and orchids by following a few simple steps.

Get the Materials

The first step in making your own floral arrangements with roses and orchids involves gathering the materials that you are going to need for the project. Of course there are many variations depending on how many of each flower you would like and what sort of design you are looking for, but for the basic floral arrangement you will need a container, ferns, extra greenery of your choice, roses and orchids.

Prepare Your Container

The next part of the process involves preparing your container for the floral arrangement. You will want to fill the container about of the way full with some fresh water and a flower preservative. This will help keep the flowers healthy and fresh.

Set the Foundation

The next step in preparing floral arrangements with roses and orchids is to insert ferns for a foundation. You can buy ferns at any local florist or grocery store, and you want to cut the ferns to a length that is going to properly fit your bowl. There should be longer stems that go to the bottom of the bowl to give the arrangement stability.

Create the Arrangement

The next and final step in making floral arrangements with roses and orchids involves creating the actual arrangement. You will want to add in some extra greenery of your choice, and then begin bringing in the flowers. Place a few roses around the outside followed by a few orchids, and then continue this until the container is tight and the flowers sturdy.

Be sure that the ends of all the stems are well into the water so they will not dry out, and remember that if you want a perfectly round top arrangement, all of the flower stems should be cut to the same length. Continue to add flowers in until you reach the desired look, and keep in mind that there is really no limit to how few or many flowers to insert, as long as the arrangement comes out looking as you want it to.

Of course if you would rather, there is always the option of going to a professional to have your floral arrangement made for you, but with these easy steps you can create your own floral arrangement in no time.
About the Author
Charlie Reese is a part time psychic advisor and enjoys teaching psychics. Charlie also enjoys organizing floral arrangements and Golfing.
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