Tips on How to Care for Freshly Cut Flowers

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My obsession with fresh cut flowers is no joke. There’s just something about fresh cut flowers that just adds a bit of sophistication and warmth to a space. And I take a more unofficial approach to arranging my floral blooms.
On any given day you will find fresh cut flowers around the townhouse. And over the years, I’ve picked up a few tricks to keep them fresh for longer. And I’m talking 10 days plus!
Here are my top five tips to keeping your freshly cut flowers looking gorgeous for days!

  1. Cut the ends of the stems before placing in water
  2. Remove extra leaves as it takes much needed water from the flowers
  3. To get a fuller texture in your blooms, get a mix bunch with different colors, blooms, and varied lengths
  4. Replace water every five days (you can add sugar or a little bit of coke); flowers love sweets, too
  5. Stop and smell them!

I hope you’re having great week!

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caroline
May 9, 2014 5:20 am

I agree, fresh flowers are so wonderful!
xo
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Glor Anwanwan
May 10, 2014 2:10 am

Thank you! I cannot get enough!

MissMangue
June 15, 2014 10:42 pm

Wow I just feel like go to the flower market now. Thank you for the post .

iamglor
June 15, 2014 11:00 pm

Lol, go for it! Fresh blooms are the best! Xx

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