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Keeping Fresh Flowers Lasting Longer

posted by lwhite

fresh flowersWhen you receive a beautiful bouquet of fresh flowers, you want to keep the flowers around for as long as you can. Here are the steps you can take to achieve that:

1. Strip off all the leaves or anything else that goes below the water line, but keep the leaves near the top of the flowers.
2. Change the water every other day and also cut off about ¼ inch of the stem. Be aware that only the freshly cut bottom of the stem absorbs the water.
3. Never put the vase near a heat source or in the direct sunlight.



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