Make Those Flowers Last
July 19th, 2007
Wives’ tale, myth or fact? What really works to make cut flowers last longer?
Aspirin, vitamins, vinegar, 7-Up, Sprite, pennies and sugar. Some say they work, some say that they don’t. There are many folklore additives, and we have a few other tips that will help as well.
Did you know that flowers in bud form will open if placed into warm water? Yes, indeed. Conversely, flowers kept in cool water will last longer and buds will be slow to open. If you have a tip that works, please let us know and we’ll be happy to share it with everyone! Who knows? You might even become famous!