Guide
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Most flowers can be dried, except for those who have thin and delicate petals inflorescences.Narcissus, peony are difficult to air-drying.
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To dry the flowers, collect them in dry weather in the afternoon, when there is no morning dew.
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plants with buds collected in small bundles, hang heads down.For good air circulation around the flowers, bunches should be linked not tight.The loose bouquet of flowers ie not deformed.
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plants such as everlasting, hydrangea, honesty put in a vase.It should be a little water.Most do not add water.Flowers and drink it slowly dry.
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Try not to put flowers
in the sunlight and close to heating appliances.Excessive drying will result in the plant crumble.Properly dried flowers should remain strong.
can be expanded flowers on a horizontal surface so as not to get crushed inflorescences.
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Spikelets with bolls sprinkle with hairspray.Then the boxes are not cracked.
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Dry flowers in a dark, dry, well-ventilated area.In such circumstances, they will dry out for a week.
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interesting glycerol method for drying flowers.It is suitable for plants in which the dense foliage.Glycerin permeates flower, gradually displacing the water from it.The plant becomes supple and glossy.This drying process takes two weeks.In any container, pour 1 part of glycerol and 2 parts hot water.Separate the stem at an angle and mash it.Lower the plants into the solution and place in a cool dark place.If you want to blow off some solution.Misted leaves immediately wipe.Finished leaves become gloss.
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With silica (silica powder) can be dried more delicate flowers - peonies, daffodils, buttercups.For this purpose a box pour silica powder.Carefully place the flowers (roses - head up) .Ostorozhno spoon or sprinkle the powder through a sieve.Try not to damage the petals.Close the box.Check the flowers every day.It is important to not dry up!Ready flowers look similar to paper, but strong enough.The powder, if desired, re-use.
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flowers can be dried with the help of wax.Melt the wax and moistened brush to paint each petal.The movement of the hand - from the top to the core bud.Allow to dry and proceed to the next.This way you can save almost any flower.
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Dry bouquet s put into wooden vases, clay pots, wicker baskets.