Sunday, October 26, 2008

Today's Flower

Dh bought me a bunch of flowers back on the 10th of October (when this photo was taken).



Today is the 26th of October and here is what the flowers look like now:



They should last until later in the week, which means I should get around 3 weeks from them which isn't too bad as we do have the heating turned on. However I do change the water every other day and they are kept in the living room, which does tend to be a bit cooler than the rest of the house.

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44 comments:

guild-rez said...

Very pretty flowers..
Hope you can enjoy them for many more days.
- Cheers.

Quiet Paths said...

I can't believe they are still so pretty. What a nice gift from Dh. I might have to hint to mine mid winter for some of the same.... great bouquet.

Renie Burghardt said...

Hi Gil,

Your flowers are still very pretty after three weeks. That is pretty good. I used to put an aspirin in the water every time I changed it, and that keeps them fresh longer too.

Thank you for visiting my humble blog. I always enjoy new visitors. I hope you pop over and visit again! Your blog is very nice, so I will be back.

Hugs and blessings,

Renie

Leora said...

Good luck with keeping them fresh. So pretty.

Kahshe Cottager said...

That is a beautiful bouquet! They must have been very fresh and you have looked after them well to make them last as long as they have! What a lovely gift!

WRT snow on my purple coneflower ... it snowed here (near Gravenhurst) last Monday and it lasted for a couple of days. Today it is pouring rain!

April said...

What a beautiful bouquet of flowers! It's wonderful that they've lasted so long - only with your good care, I think.

Chikai said...

i also received a flower delivery last week but unfortunately, they are not for me. it's for the old lady next door. ;)

anyways, thanks for checking out my entries this week. til next time! :)

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Twisted Fencepost said...

That's the kind of flowers I like to receive. (ones that don't die in two days).
You've been taking very good care of them, and it shows.
Thanks for visiting my blog, come by any time you like.

Roses and stuff said...

Three weeks is quite a long time for a bouquet of flowers. Very nice!
Katarina

Reader Wil said...

These flowers are still in very good condition. Great shots.
Thank you for visiting.

Hazel said...

Beautiful flowers. Thanks for your comments on my blog. xx

guild-rez said...

Gill,
I grow winter hardy hibiscus for many years in our canadian garden.
We live in Guildwood (East Toronto).
- Cheers.

Caroline said...

WOW what beautiful colours very nice job Dh & good job to you Gill for looking after them so well. They wouldn't look that good after 3 weeks of Aussie weather not here in Queensland anyway.Caroline

Pat - An Arkansas Stamper said...

That's a lovely bouquet, still. I love cut flowers, and would have them in the house often, but my cats like them, too, but not necessarily in the vase!

Lakeland Jo said...

they are lovely and I am glad they are lasting well

Arija said...

Lucky girl! Enjoy them while they last.

Arija said...

Lucky girl! Enjoy them while they last.

Grammie said...

Beautiful flowers....Great blog!

Thanks for stopping by my blog...come back any time.

: )

Lilli & Nevada said...

What a nice hubby to bring those to you they are lovely

ellen b. said...

How wonderful that you can enjoy this bouquet for so long!! Love the fall colors.

Carletta said...

They were and still are lovely!
I marvel sometimes at how long an arrangement will last.

Norm said...

wow! still lovely and beautiful after 3 weeks, thanks for the comments..

marLou said...

They still are looking great. Hope you will enjoy them for some more days.

david mcmahon said...

They've really lasted well, Gill

Rambling Woods said...

Very nice of hubby...
Rambling Woods

Normz said...

still very beautiful, thanks for the visit..

bintang said...

I've heard about people put one tablet of paracetamol in the water to make the flower last longer.

Craver Vii said...

That first frame is just bursting with color! You've done very well to preserve them.

Pea in a Pod said...

Beautiful flowers! I always make sure to buy flowers during weekends too:) And hope they stay fresh for a couple of days!

Mine is up HERE. Hope to see you there! Happy TF!~

raining sheep said...

Wow, that is amazing. I rarely have flowers last that long. The only thing I have had last any length of time is orchids...but they are so expensive. And....How LOVELY, that you got flowers.

Always smiling said...

Wandered into your blog and have spent a happy half hour drinking tea and reading! Lovely blog.

Chris

Brenda said...

Very pretty, and thanks for visiting me. Come back again soon and so shall I.

Jess said...

love your new look...and love the flowers! Your hubby sounds like a sweetheart!

Napaboaniya said...

Pretty flower arrangement :)
They should be able to last for another more days :)

Peggy said...

beautiful!

Shellmo said...

I love all the colors in this bouquet!

fishing guy said...

Gil: Those are beautiful flowers to last that long, very nice.

Day4plus said...

How lucky to have flowers brought to you. Give another hug. MB

RuneE said...

Those ought to keep the beauty around the house for a while. I envy you.

Paz said...

Very, very nice!

Paz

Ladynred said...

That's sweet and beautiful flower arrangement. Thanks for the visit.
Home and Garden

2sweetnsaxy said...

Very pretty arrangement. Yeah, if you get a great selection of flowers you can weed them out forever and each time you've got a new bouquet. :-)

Rosa said...

The colors are brilliant!

Connie Walsh said...

What did you do to keep them so long...shellac them???