Our Facebook followers really know their gardens! From buddleias to brassicas , tulips to thyme there are always great garden related tip to be shared. Our weekend post detailed a couple of tried and tested tips for keeping cut flowers. Our followers have shared their tips with us too. Try them out and let us know what works best for you.
- Kay Mando – Put a teaspoon of sugar and a teaspoon of bleach “yes bleach” in the vase, this will help them last, the sugar feeds and the bleach stops the bacteria growing which poisons them, you can do it to all cut flowers.
- Mandy Lodomez – And keep away from fruit bowls! Ripening fruit gives off a gas that kills cut flowers !!
- Jo Devereux – Use lemonade/cream soda instead of water.
I cannot wait to try these tips out! All I need now is someone to buy me a bunch!