I love a vase of fresh flowers in my home. Lately I've been
lucky enough to find marked down flowers at my grocery store . . .
I'm in the store often. Almost every Tuesday I stop after work for produce. I never hit it at the right time.
But on Friday nights or Saturday mornings I find bargains.
Last week it was this bouqet...
I separated it into two vases. The blue is on my night stand.
The green and yellow are on the dining room table.
I always trim them as soon as I come home and stick in water.
Even if I'm not ready to display them. The enamel pitcher in the photo on the left is under my sink. I grab it and dump in the flowers as soon as I get home.
Then when I get time I trim the stems. I just cut them off about half way up. That seems to work for the depth for most of my vases.
Next I trim of all the leaves.
Once all the trimming is done I display in vases. I usually separate into two vases just because I like flowers in different rooms.
I put half the food packet that is included in the vases. I save the other half and change the water in about a week. I also trim the stems again.
This seems to work great and my blooms last a long time. Making one marked done bouquet a frugal buy. I can usually get a bouquet to last at least 3 weeks.
That's my tip for the day.
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Having a bouquet of flowers makes my day seem like a Holiday!