Perk up those fresh cut flowers a little longer

We all love fresh cut flowers and as we are moving into the holiday season will probably be enjoying them a little more.  I recently read in Good Housekeeping that if you put a penny and a pinch of sugar into the vase of fresh water your flowers will be perkier longer.  I have in the past heard about the penny, but not the sugar.  It must have something to do with the copper/sugar combo.

Enjoy those fresh cut flowers as long as you can.  And you get them longer for only a penny!

 

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    Crista says

    Hope you don’t mind my question but I need help with my orchid. The stem is going brown and it’s not blooming. Ideas?

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