How to Keep Cut Flowers Fresh
A PennyThe theory: The copper can act as a natural antibacterial agent.
Day 1: A penny is added to the water.
Day 4: The flowers open and look a little droopy, but the dark tangerine color is still strong.
Day 7: The stems are heading in every possible direction, but the blooms have opened up in a fairly regular pattern. (See photo, left.)
The verdict: The flowers were slow to bloom, bloomed beautifully, then withered quickly.
Most Popular Galleries
“You've made your list and checked it twice, now you need to find a place to hide the presents! According to The National Retail Foundation, shoppers started buying gifts earlier than ever this year....”
PANTONE 18-3224 Radiant Orchid! Pantone revealed their 2014 color of the year ye...
from The Nest Blog » house & home
A long-awaited study by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention sho...
We know, we know... the novelty of chalkboard paint as a cool DIY material is pr...
from POPSUGAR Home
Ottolenghi is a lucky man. Read more: Tastemakers , Ottolenghi ...
from Tastepartner on The Huffington Post
from HuffPost Home - The Huffington Post
Gina OHara had a hard time describing her dream home to her builder. Shed been ...