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My Top 3 Tips to Longer Lasting Flowers

I admit, I love blogging but it's been so busy here at the shop that I don't have as much time as I used to. That being said, I'm in love with sharing tips, as always and so in thinking about flowers , I'm talking the most asked question and turning into another top 3 Tip List ! "How do I keep my flowers looking fresh longer"? 1 ~ Fresh Water Yes, it truly is that simple. Keeping the water fresh in your floral display goes a long way to longevity. Rule of thumb for me is if you wouldn't want to drink that water, neither do your fresh flowers! What I see most often is not only do folks not keep the water fresh in their arrangement's but they forget to add water. Fresh flowers drink lots and lots of water, so be sure it's there for them. 2 ~ Little a Trim Off the Bottom You know how getting a hair cut makes you feel good and helps your hair to look healthy and grow stronger? Well, giving your flowers a little trim acts the same way. Whe

Tips for Keeping Your Cut Flowers Fresh

  We all love fresh cut flowers! Well, you do, don't you? I love talking about flowers, writing about flowers, educating folks about flowers - all things floral - yup that's me. This week, we were excited when one of our photos was used in a National Floral Blog written by Flower Shop Network. To see that blog follow this LINK and thanks to them, I'm sharing a tidbit of information on how best to care for your fresh cut flowers.  Tips for Extending The Life of Your Flowers Avoid Extremes. Keep fresh flowers away from drafts and extreme temperatures, which can quickly dry out the flowers and cause wilting. Avoid The Sun. Avoid placing flower arrangements in windowsills and other areas with full sun where flowers can wilt due to overheating. Keep Cool. Most flowers will last longer under cool conditions. Keep it Filled. All flower and foliage stems should be submerged. Flowers stay fresher, longer when they can get a drink! Remove Wilted Flowers. Immediat