Flowers can add natural beauty to any space and liven up your home or office. However, flowers are living objects that need proper care. Here are four tips to help you take care of your next bouquet or arrangement of cut flowers: Keep your flowers away from heat and direct sunlight. Once flowers are cut, they're no longer able to receive nourishment from their roots. In order to preserve them and keep them looking their best for as long as possible, you should try to keep them cool at all times.