How to Keep Flowers Fresh Longer

Learn how to keep flowers fresh longer—and enjoy your bouquets for more time—with these tips!

| May/June 2010

Make your bouquet of flowers last longer with these simple tips and tricks.

When cutting stems, use a sharp knife or scissors and cut while holding under cold water.

• Splice the ends of large stems to allow greatest water absorption.

• Add a spoonful of sugar plus a few drops of lemon juice to vase water to keep flowers fresh longer.



• Perk up wilted flowers by placing the stems in hot water for 20 minutes. Return to regular vase water.

• To dry flowers, combine 30 percent borax and 70 percent white cornmeal. Cover flowers entirely and leave for several weeks.

Vikash Arora
8/3/2018 7:23:41 AM

Flowers can last longer if take good care of. We can put them in fresh water by cutting 1/4th of the stem. There are some more best tricks to keep flowers fresh for 8 to 10 days. Here is the best flower care guide to keep flowers fresh. https://www.flowersnfruits.com/blog/flower-care-101-the-definitive-guide-on-how-to-keep-flowers-fresh/


Vikash Arora
8/3/2018 7:23:30 AM

Flowers can last longer if take good care of. We can put them in fresh water by cutting 1/4th of the stem. There are some more best tricks to keep flowers fresh for 8 to 10 days. Here is the best flower care guide to keep flowers fresh. https://www.flowersnfruits.com/blog/flower-care-101-the-definitive-guide-on-how-to-keep-flowers-fresh/







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