3 Flower Hacks You Need to Know
Lengthen the life of your blooms using everyday household items.
Mesh Produce Bag as Flower Arranger
To keep flimsy blooms perky and upright, cut out a section of a mesh bag and stretch it over the mouth of a mason jar. Hold it in place by screwing on a canning jar band (from a jar with a two-part lid). Trim away any excess material. Poke stems through the mesh openings.
Lemon Lime Soda as Makeshift Flower Food
No food packet with your bouquet? Roses thrive in a vase filled with equal parts water and lemon-lime soda—the sugar, citric acid, and preservatives do the trick.