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Making fresh flowers last longer
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Orlando

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flowers
« Reply #13 on: January 02, 2014, 02:11:29 PM »

 club soda is a good sub for water.
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Eric W

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low level of water on the stem
« Reply #12 on: February 10, 2013, 07:11:57 PM »

I read that using a vase that was short and squat to hold a fair amount of water helps. Since water high up on the stem deteriorates the stem. I have a weird little vase like affair that has a cluster of pins in the bottom that the stem sticks on and it seems to  keep the flowers fresh longer, but maybe it is the low level of water in the short  squat container. It looks like a flying saucer with a hole in it where the stems go. Just a though.
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amy

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Cola
« Reply #11 on: February 01, 2013, 09:16:33 AM »

Put them in coke cola it works great
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anne

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Re: Making fresh flowers last longer
« Reply #10 on: February 19, 2012, 06:30:06 PM »

Brown sugar works the best!
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rachele

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rachele
« Reply #9 on: January 05, 2012, 06:37:16 PM »

can aspirin prolong the life of cut flowers?
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Olivia

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Thanks!!!!
« Reply #8 on: November 02, 2011, 11:26:08 AM »

This website gave me some good imformation for my science fair project. I'm doing it on what kills flowers quickest when submerged in 3 drinks: diet coke, coke, and water. Finding out that sugar keeps them living longer, that totally changes my theory. :) :0) :O
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DOROTHY STREETER

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Re: Making fresh flowers last longer
« Reply #7 on: October 04, 2011, 07:28:13 AM »

 I like this website it gave the answer I was looking for. It really help me in a big way.
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CJS

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Why Sugar Works
« Reply #6 on: February 16, 2011, 06:46:45 PM »

The reason sugar works is not to nurish the flowers s but that it's ntibacterial! Sugar and Honey are natural anti bacterials and used to be used as pastes to speed healing of elderly patients bedsores.
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florever.com.au

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Re: Making fresh flowers last longer
« Reply #5 on: December 29, 2010, 01:07:23 AM »

I was really looking for this kind of information. It is really nice post. which helped me lot.
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sara driver

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Re: Making fresh flowers last longer
« Reply #4 on: November 14, 2010, 11:17:01 AM »

i love this website its awsome im doing a science prject and this site helped alot!!!!!!! thanxs
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Eliah

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Re: Making fresh flowers last longer
« Reply #3 on: October 11, 2010, 04:49:36 PM »

What works better than sugar, too, is cornstarch check your flowers everyday and shake it so the cornstarch rises from the bottom to at least the middle (if your flowers are a little short).
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Bonnie

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Re: Making fresh flowers last longer
« Reply #2 on: September 29, 2010, 08:43:47 PM »

Water seems to keep plants alive!
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shamun

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Making fresh flowers last longer
« Reply #1 on: March 12, 2012, 08:16:31 AM »

Nice article
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