Artificial Flowers Word Count: 415 Summary: Does the mere sight of fresh flowers make you sneeze? Keywords: flowers, silk, artificial Article Body: Does the mere sight of fresh flowers make you sneeze? Are you like the many thousands of people that are allergic to the pollen in flowers? Do you like colourful pretty things around you? If so then read on…… Its quite sad to say, but there are thousands if not millions of people who can not enjoy the both the sight and scent of having a bunch of flowers around the home or office for fear that they will end up with a running nose and/or itchy eyes. So what is the solution? Yes you guessed – artificial flowers!. Not only do artificial flowers stop you sneezing but they can last forever if you look after them, and as such will save you more money in the long run so that you have more money in your pocket. Today there are many homes, hotels, offices and restaurants that use the alternative to real flowers. Artificial flowers if arranged correctly can give any environment a touch of elegance without the hassle of all the maintenance one would expect with real flowers and plants. (i.e. no watering, no having to change the water regularly, and as such no spillages). Not only can you get artificial flowers, but also plants and trees. So if you want something a little large in order to decorate a room or office then this could be the answer for you. So what are the advantages and disadvantages to Artificial flowers: Advantages No insects No spillages to clean up You have the option to change them around when you feel like it (thus making it look like you have a new arrangement) Low maintenance (a quick wash now and again) No more worries about who will look after them, if you go away on holiday Cheaper than buying fresh flowers every week Disadvantages Of course everything has a downside, and although your flowers are artificial you will still need to keep then dust free and clean. So an occasional wash in soapy water should do the trick. Where can you buy them? There are lots of sources for buying artificial flowers nowadays, which include the following: Florist, Garden Centre, Department stores, and even your local Supermarket. The can be purchased individually so that you can create your own arrangement that will suit your particular needs, or you can ask for them to be arranged for you. So goodbye to those sneezes and itchy eyes – I feel we have a solution do you?