All posts tagged: cut flowers

How to Keep Flower Bouquets Fresh

Valentines Day has come and gone, but you might still be hanging on to a few fresh flowers from your special someone!  ” What’s the trick to making my fresh flower bouquet last longer?”, is a question I used to get from lots of clients at the Farmers Market, so many years ago. The Big V-Day Surprise This surprise, from my Tim, is what got me on the whole subject of keeping your bouquets fresher longer.  He got me something tall, black, sleek and slender and shiny with wheels!  Care to make a guess as to what it is?  He also bought me some fresh flowers that he found on sale at Aldi.  That wasn’t the surprise, but they did need some sprucing up, which led to this article. So What are You Supposed to Do With Fresh Flowers? Before You Put the Flowers Into Your Vase Remove dead leaves Remove all leaves that will be below the water when you put the flowers in your vase Wash your vase with soap and water Put …