The key to making fresh flowers last as long as possible is cleanliness. Like food, bacteria is a flowers enemy and will greatly accelerate it's deterioration. So, follow these steps to ensure maximum flower longevity....
1) Always start with a clean vase, washed and rinsed well
2) Always use clean water
3) Always use the flower food provided by your florist. Don't believe the classic "Old Wives" tales about using 7-Up, or sugar in your water.Yes flowers like both, but so does bacteria! Flower food is designed for 1 purpose only, to make flowers last longer.
4) Always re-cut your flower stems before placing them in the water.
5) Refill as need
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