Who couldn't use a little something to brighten up their week? Get one for your home or a family member or friend who needs a little pick me up this week. 5 - 8 sunny blooms of varying size on long stems make a bouquet that's sure to put a smile on your face!
Tips to make your bouquets last longer. Change the water in your vase every 2 days, and clip the bottom 1-2 inches from the stems when you change the water. Use this easy recipe for homemade flower food to give your blooms maximum vase life.
Homemade Flower Food
- 1 teaspoon sugar
- 1 teaspoon bleach
- 2 teaspoons lemon or lime juice
- 1 quart lukewarm water
For a mini science lesson, carbs like sugar feed the plant, bleach fights bacteria, and the acidic citrus adjusts the pH. As for the water temperature, experts recommend always using lukewarm water to help the stems drink faster.