Keep Those Flowers Fresh

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How can I keep my fresh flowers fresh?

Keep Those Flowers Fresh

So you stopped by the local flower shop and got a beautiful arrangement for the dining room. Now, how do you keep it looking beautiful? Here are some great tips to keep the life in your flowers:

  • Always cut fresh flowers before placing them in a vase.
  • Keep the water chilled by adding fresh water and ice to the vase daily.
  • Always use the flower food provided by the florist.
  • Change the water frequently (every 3-4 days) and re-cut the flower stems.
  • Use a container that gives your flowers room to breathe and make sure you clean it. • Cut an inch off the stems every few days.
  • Cut stems under running water to prevent air bubbles from sealing off the openings.
  • Always use a sharp pair of scissors or knife to cut stems.
  • Feed your flowers regularly.
  • Remove leaves that would fall below the water line in the vase or container.
  • Keep your flowers away from extreme temperatures.
  • Keep flowers fresh.
  • Remove any flowers that begin to fade or wilt.

   

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