Open Your Toolbox for a Longer Lasting Bouquet

April 20, 2012 | By | Comments (4)

Hydrangeas from Sunset Magazine

If you’re creating a bouquet using flowers with woody like hydrangeas or lilacs, break out your tool box to help the arrangement last longer. Before putting the flowers into your vase use the hammer to smash the ends of the stems. This allows them to soak up more water, meaning they won’t wilt as quickly.

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[photo via Sunset Magazine]