Abstract: Flowers have always remained an integral part of mankind and love for natural flowers is an inherent instinct. Flowersare mainly grown for cut flowers and loose flowers purpose. By using best postharvest techniques, we can preserve the flowers ranging from few days to few weeks, but drying or dehydration is a technique by which flowers can be preserved for months to years. Dry flowers and plant materials have tremendous potential as substitute for fresh flowers and foliage for interior decoration as well as for a variety of other aesthetic and commercial uses. Rapid growth in the demand for dry flowers is highly noticeable. Keeping this in view experiment was conducted to dry the flowers using press drying method by taking various flowers. This could eventually be helpful in drawing the attention of the researchers and scientists to work on it, besides the entrepreneurs would be directly benefitted by utilizing the knowledge review in this paper.
Keywords: Drying, Flower