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How to keep fresh cut flowers fresher longer?

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One of the most commonly asked questions of florists is "How do I make my bouquet/arrangement last longer?" Here are some tips that will help to extend the life of your flower arrangement. If you are buying a wrapped bouquet take it straight home and don't leave it in the car for an extended period.  It's going without water and can wilt quickly.  Snip ALL of the stems about a quarter of an inch and at an angle, you can use a pair of scissors.  The angle is to prevent the stems from lying flat on the bottom of your vessel,...

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Caring for your cut flower arrangement for longer floral enjoyment

Posted by Michelle Hughes on

Caring for your cut flower arrangement for longer floral enjoyment

Flowers are scientifically proven to improve your mood!  It doesn't matter if you buy them for yourself or if they are given as a gift, just having flowers around you increases your happiness.  If you want to make that joy last even longer here are some steps you can take to make your fresh cut flower arrangements stick around. Check water level regularly Cut your stems at a 45’ angle every other day and replace the water Keep them away from heat and out of direct sunlight Remove flowers as they droop or wilt Always place fresh flowers in a...

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