Tips for preserving flowers

(FOX19) - Dana Propes from Adrian Durban Florists came on the FOX19 Morning Show share a few tips on preserving flowers!


  • Soda- ¼ cup of a clear soda  into water makes blossoms last longer
  • Hairspray- spraying on the undersides of leaves and petals makes the flowers look fresh for longer
  • Sugar and Vinegar- a preservative you can make at home. Mix  3 tablespoons of sugar and 2 tablespoons of white vinegar with a quart of warm water. Make sure there is enough to cover 3-4 inches of the stems. Sugar nourishes plants, vinegar kills bacteria.

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