If you are celebrating your and had received a Valentine’s Day bouquet of flowers from a loved one. The gorgeous arrangement which you had received from loved one, you want make it looking always fresh in the same way as you received to everyone who walks by your living room. Below you can find interesting ways to keep your bouquet looking fresh, some of which really makes me surprise.
ASPIRIN: You can crush the aspirin in water before adding flowers to it.
BLEACH: You can add ¼ teaspoon bleach per quart of water to prevent the cloudy water and the chances of growth of bacteria, by adding 3 drops of bleach and 1 teaspoon of sugar in a quart of water.
COINS: Unique method, you can add a copper penny and a cube of sugar to vase water.
HAIR SPRAY: You can spray the underside of the leaves and petals in order to preserve the cut flowers. While doing this make sure you are standing a foot away from the bouquet.
SODA: You can add ¼ cup of soda to a vase of flowers, because clear sodas like Sprite and 7-Up work best for keeping the freshness of flowers. The sugar is such an element which will make the blossoms last longer.
SUGAR & VINEGAR: Dissolve 3 tablespoons of sugar and 2 tablespoons per quart of warm water. Make sure the stems are covered in water for about 4 inches. Sugar nourishes the plant while the vinegar prevents bacterial growth.
VODKA: You can add a few drops of vodka or any clear spirit to the vase water along with 1 teaspoon of sugar which will prevent the possibility of growth of bacteria.
Any of the above mentioned method you can use to keep your flowers looking fresh, with one more important tip that you must change the water regularly. Which is the key to fabulous looking Valentines day bouquet can look fresher even longer!