Cut Flower Care

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Flowers need a bit of care to make them last longer. Here are a few easy tips.  

  • Clean vases-wash containers and scissors with hot soapy water between uses.
  • Trim flowers-give stems a fresh cut every few days.
  • Use flower food if provided!
  • Change the water- empty the water completely and refresh every 2-3 days. 
  • Avoid ripening produce– keep flowers away from fruits and vegetables, which give off ethylene and shorten vase life. 
  • Keep them cool– store flowers away from heat sources and bright sunlight.

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