5 Simple Steps That Help Fresh Flowers Last!

Spring flowers are the perfect pick-me-up for yourself or your sweetie. Make sure your bouquet stays fresh its longest by following these simple steps.
  1. Prepare a solution of warm water and a flower food packet, or mix 2 tbsp fresh lemon or lime juice and 1 tbsp sugar per quart of water.
  2. Fill a vase with the solution to within 1-2 inches of the rim.
  3. Remove any leaves and foliage that would fall under the water line.
  4. Cut each stem at about one-half inch from the bottom, at a 45 degree angle, with a sharp single blade knife or floral clippers.
  5. Display arrangement in a cool location between 65-72 degrees and away from direct sunlight and heat or dehumidifying sources.

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