How to Keep Cut Flowers Fresh and Vibrant

keep cut flowers fresh

Ever wonder how you can keep cut flowers fresh and vibrant? Valentine’s Day is right around the corner, and that means you might be receiving flowers from loved ones. After the initial oohs and ahs, many of us stick the bouquet in a vase with a little water and hope for the best, though this can often quickly lead to sad, droopy flowers—not very romantic.

There are lots of recommendations out there for how to keep cut flowers fresh. However, if you want advice from the experts, check out the UF/IFAS video below for great tips for making your gift last.

Photo credits: moodboard/Thinkstock 

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sgrenrock

Web Writer at IFAS Communications

Sam is originally from California and has her BA in linguistics and MFA in poetry. She loves art, animals, culture, and learning about science.

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