- How does the process of drying flowers / grains look like?
There are two most popular flower drying processes:
- Natural − if the natural colour of the flowers is stopped, they are dried in a dark and airy place. The drying time is about 2 weeks. Coloured flowers are dried under a transparent foil because the sun causes discoloration of the natural colour.
- Mechanical − the process takes place in the dryer. It is used in the case of flowers, which due to their properties must be dried at an accelerated rate.
- How does the process of bleaching of flowers / grains look like?
Our flowers and grains are bleached in a solution of water with hydrogen peroxide and then exposed to sunlight. This is currently the most ecological way of bleaching.
- How does the process of colouring the flowers / grains look like?
Our flowers and grains are dyed in water solution with aniline paints, commonly used to dye fabrics.
- How to vacuum the flowers / grains?
Flowers and grains can be vacuumed using a hair dryer, set to the lowest program with a cold air stream, or using compressed air as with electronic devices.
- How to store the dried flowers / grains?
Dried flowers and grains are best stored wrapped in paper, in a cardboard box placed in a dark and dry place.
- Can dried flowers / grains be composted?
Yes, it is possible to compost dried flowers and grains. Despite the process of bleaching or dyeing, the seeds do not lose their properties and can germinate.