Autumn can be a really fun time of year in terms of food, décor and even flowers. While many people associate this time of year with colder weather and falling leaves, there are some amazing autumn flowers that will help brighten your home. There are also several other ways of embracing this season and making the most of all it has to offer. Here are some ideas.
Starting with flowers, you will notice that your florist is certainly not lacking in the variety department. While some flowers do need to be imported at this time of year, there are several that are in season or even reasonably priced despite being imported or specially cultivated. The key is to choose blooms like sunflowers, gerbera daisies or germinis and make sure that you select true autumn colours. These autumn flowers look fabulous in any room of your home and are best paired with dark green foliage.
Pumpkins and gourds
Pumpkin plays a major role during these months. Not only should you make the most of all the delicious foods and drinks that include pumpkin or pumpkin flavour, but you can also improve your home décor. Pumpkins can be used as vases or even accessories around your vase of autumn flowers. You could even carve one or more for Halloween if you like.
There are plenty of apples still waiting to be picked around this time of year and now is the time to get your hands on the best of the best! If you have an orchard nearby that allows visitors to pick their own apples, this will make a fantastic family activity. It’s also great for spending some time outdoors. When you bring your apples home, you can even place some around your autumn flowers if you like. This will really help add even more colour and texture to the display.
While the smell of autumn flowers can be very soothing, many people prefer to fill their homes with more powerful scents by lighting candles, burning oils or even with potpourri. Popular scents around this time of year include vanilla, cinnamon, citrus and pumpkin.
These are just a few of the best ideas for decorating your home this season with autumn flowers and so much more! If you are looking for autumn blooms but you are not sure where to begin your search, you will find them easily in the seasonal flowers section.