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Archive for January 2019

Reuse the Floral Foam & Container

Remove flowers & greenery by pulling the stems out of the foam carefully.  Soak the foam in water to rehydrate it.  Add new flowers and greenery to reused foam for a beautiful new arrangement.  Reuse container as decoration and or storage.

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Compost Dried Flowers!

Vista Flowers | Compost Dried Flowers

A compost heap it’s as simple as piling up dried flowers,  grass clippings, and shredded newspaper. Pull off the flowers and greenery from the dried arrangement & add to the heap. Moisten the compost heap with water to began the decomposition process. (If starting composting inside, be sure to keep covered.  Ideally, outdoors is preferred…

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Long Lasting Cut Florals

Cut flowers should not be placed near fresh fruit.  Fresh fruit produces ethylene gas which will shorten the flowers’ life.  Remove all leaves on the stems of the cut flowers that are being placed below the water surface. This preserves the flower or floral bouquet. Cut 1 to 2 inches of the stems off at…

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