There is no better way to embrace fall but, creating a simple natural fall floral arrangement with finds from right outside your home.
Simple Natural Fall Floral Arrangement Video
I only like to grow perennials so I can enjoy years and years to come. However, I do like to add touches of some annuals such as sunflowers, zinnia, and cosmos. I am really loving the color of orange, white and yellow this Fall. I went out on my homestead and forge some branches and wild flowers along with mums, Zinnia’s and Dahlia’s from my garden along with Ferns on my small front porch, Lavender and Lamb’s Ear to give a splash of greenery.
History of Flower Arrangements
Dated as far back as ancient Egypt; flower arrangements were display to honor the dead. Flower arranging evolve through the years and finally was displayed in Europe on dining tables.
In Europe floral arrangements were a sign of wealth and rank.
Romans and Greeks would create flower garlands to display during celebration and ceremony’s.
The art of floral arrangement has come and gone through the years but, it is proudly displayed not only on tables and at funerals but, other celebrations such as weddings. Even after the renaissance period many painters become to paint gorgeous arrangements.
Today, everyone is on the “Bandwagon” of creating simple arrangements to showcase in our homes everyday. Flower arrangement can spark joy, love and hope to what may follow.
Simple Natural Fall Flower Arrangement Tips and Tricks
- Flower Arranging is an easy way to brighten a space.
- Rotate your simple natural fall floral arrangement every quarter to create symmetry.
- Less fall florals in always more.
- Do not forget to add some greenery to balance the colors.
- Use scotch tap to make a crisscross pattern on your vase or vessel to guide you in creating a flower arrangement.
- If you do not have access to do any autumn forging buy in seasonal flowers to save money.
- Create texture when designing a flower arrangement.
- Cut your fall florals in the morning or at the end of the day to preserve its strength.
- Bring a vessel of water to keep fresh fall cuts fresh.
Rules for a Simple Natural Fall Floral Arrangement
There are really no rules for creating a simple natural fall floral arrangement. I know, I fooled you but, you can can be has creative as you want.
Keep in mind a rule that is necessary is exploring and finding just the right vessel for your fall floral arrangement. I shop my home or local thrift store to save money and find unique pieces.
You want a vessel that will that suits the size, shape and personality of your autumn foliage. If you are using large branches or tall greenery look for a high vase. You want your vessel to be half that size of your natural fall flower arrangement.
When arranging your fall florals use clippers to trim stems. Cut all stems at a forty five degree angle; to enable your fall florals to gain maximum water absorption.
Displaying your Natural Fall Floral Arrangement
First, when you cut all your fall flower and decided on a vessel; make sure it is clean and filled with water
Second, cut all leaves that will be submerge in water or not necessary. If you arrange your flowers the night before you want to display them store in a refrigerator but, make sure you do not store with fruit. Fruit and flowers do not mix because it cause flowers to deteriorate faster.
Thirdly, cut your stem and change water every five days to expanded its life.
Next, fall florals need food I all a bit of lemon juice to my water to give it what they need.
Finally, decide where you like to display your fall floral arrangement such as a counter, dining room table or coffee table. Make sure your flower arrangement is not in direct light, free from drafts and on a flat, clear surface.
What are Some Good Fall Flowers for a Floral Arrangement
Sunflowers come in a variety of color such as red, orange and yellow. This big beautiful flowers are a fall favorite and are in full bloom in the fall season. Easy to grow, all sunflowers need is a tall space and lots of sun. In my area of where my homestead is you can see sunflowers along all the dirt roads and at every farm stand.
Cosmos are an annual and I love there pretty, soft coloring. This delicate flower is in full bloom in late summer and fall before the frost comes. I love adding cosmos every chance I get into all my fall floral arrangements.
Zinnia are a hearty, gorgeous annual that I have had great luck with. The more I cut zinnia and display them the grow back ten times fast into the fall season. It is a given that zinnia’s will make it into my flower arrangements.
Branch where Leaves have Changed Color is not something I grow unless you count my fruit trees. The fall season is a perfect time to prune and cut back trees and a prize after your hard work is vibrant branches of leaves that have just change color.
Marigolds are an annual that I grow in my garden to keep furry friends out, The colors of marigolds I grow are perfect because of the fall colors of orange and yellow. Even though, marigolds do not smell great they do complete some of my floral arrangements on a budget.
Mums are a seasonal flower around my homestead. When you see mums everyone thinks it must be fall. I never had luck growing mums year after year but, with “trial and error” my luck has succeed.
Wheat in many variety are popular and scream fall around here. Harvest wheat is big in the fall and if you snag a few sprigs why not add to your fall floral arrangements.