How to give cut flowers maximum vase life
Once home, the flower must be quickly rehydrated ... Make an angled cut with clean scissors, or a sharp knife. The cut flowers should be transferred immediately to a vase of fresh, warm water. The key to long vase life is good sanitation: Use a clean ...
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Home gardens, farms offer fresh-cut flowers
I am sure Debra Prinzing, author of the upcoming book A Fresh Bouquet (afreshbouquet.com), would be delighted. Prinzing spoke to a group of garden ... flowers to rot. Mills wraps my flowers in damp paper and suggests I cut the stems again when I get them home.
Keep Your Cut Flowers Fresher for Longer
Farmers' markets flowers ... fresh if you store them in water in your fridge for a few hours — after you get home from your errands, and before you start arranging them. The cooler temperature is kinder to cut flowers. Tip #2: Trim and tidy up your ...