Easy DIY advice on the best way to make flowers cut for display in the home last longer in vases
Creating an eye-catching floral arrangement isn't as easy as bunching a few blooms together.
A well-considered yet relaxed large display of flowers takes time and planning but will be a visual treat that makes a statement in the room with it's burst of colours, textures and heights.
But all this preparation can go to waste quickly if you don't prepare them to last as long as possible.
These five easy tips will make your investment in real flowers pay off.
Put freshly cut flowers in a bucket of lukewarm water for several hours.
Next, working underwater, cut 25 to 50mm off the stems on a 45° angle using sharp, clean scissors.