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Cut Fresh Flowers to Last Longer


I love having fresh cut flowers in the house, they add so much color and life. What I have noticed is that I usually have to replace them because once they've been cut they never seem to last longer than a few days. I spent a bit of time expreimenting with different techniques for preserving fresh cut flowers so that they will last longer than just a few days. These are the best techniques that I was able to come up with.

The Proper way to cut flowers

Most people, myself included, think that cutting stems with regular scissors is okay. This is not the case, when you cut flower stems with scissors that aren't meant for cutting stems you can crush the stems and will block the flow of water to the flowers. Simply usng pruning sheers will work wonders for your flowers. Be sure to cut your stems underwater because you want to prevent air from going up the stem and blocking the flow of water to the flowers.

Mixing different things into the water that you place the bouquet in can help to preserve your flowers. I have to note that you should pick one of these methods and not mix all the suggestions together.

Putting a few drops of liquid bleach and a teaspoon of grandulated white sugar in a quart of water will work wonders. Mixing equal parts of lemon-lime soda and water is very good for your fresh cut flowers. If you don't have the soda on hand you can always use a teaspoon of white sugar, two tablespoons of white vinegar and a quart of water to preserve your flowers.
I like to use the lemon-lime method the most especially when you are going to be putting the flowers into a glass vase and will be on display immediatly. There is something beautiful about the bubbles in the water.

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How about using old maps! It sounds bit off beat but people usually have old maps that are out of date or just not needed any more around the house. They make very funky wrapping paper and add to the adventure of unwrapping the gift.

Event Planning &... | Answered Yesterday


Hello Janet,

I am assuming you are asking this from the perspective of a party planner (If at all different, let me know and I'll be glad to re-formulate all the below mumbo-jumbo for you!). There is definitely no specific convention when it comes to gift giving time and people usually make a chaos out of it, but here are a few suggestions that might help keep it under control:

* Define a time for gift giving during the activity. Make sure the guests know about it in advance (It can be creatively inserted in the invitations). Not necessarily a scheduled time since things rarely stick to schedules, but rather an overall thing like "After cake, some time around 3". Less stress for you this way.

* Have a gift table, gift tags and pens available at the main entrance. Mark them visibly so they are hard to miss. That way, if Aunt Jill came with a gift that does not have her name, she can take a tag, write a nice wish, and place the gift in the table.

* If at all possible, have a person at the gift table playing the role of host, greeting the invitees, and drawing them to the gift table. This helps keep escapee gift-givers to a minimum, and Uncle Bob will have less of a chance of upstaging everyone with his usually impressive gifts that he always gives first so everyone else's look lame.

* If there is a party program of any sort, make sure gift opening takes a nice spot. Make it interesting for the gift givers by holding a poll on whose gifts get opened first and last, with some nice prize for it. People usually like bets and contests, and you want them to have a motive to stick to your plans.

Charlie!

Event Planning &... | Answered Yesterday


Hey Yash,
To make your brother more happy on his birthday, You should do something different that make his birthday more special.

You should...
  • Make a short video of your childhood memories.
  • Arrange one Theme base birthday party.
  • Give him gifts that he use in their daily routine.
  • Give him special designed watch.
  • Plan to Watch movie.
  • Play some Games.
  • Plan a mini trip with him and give him birthday surprise.
You can also search for some birthday gifts:
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Event Planning &... | Answered on Dec 10, 2018


call the 1-800 number on the back of the card

Event Planning &... | Answered on Nov 29, 2018


to redeem a gift card you go to the nearest gift card kiosk usually at a walmart or local grocery store

Event Planning &... | Answered on Nov 29, 2018


Hello Nesh,
I will give you some gift ideas for dad.
Chocolates and cookies are best sweet gifts for dad.

  • Personalized photo frame
  • Fruit Gift Basket
  • Home made cake
  • You can also send flowers for dad.
  • Shirt
  • Jewelry
  • smart phone
So, these are best gifts for dad
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Event Planning &... | Answered on Nov 29, 2018


How well do you know her? Go for coffee in a mall, and walk around, make mental notes of what she looks at, what she really likes, especially things she might not buy for herself. One of the best surprises is knowing that someone paid attention and cared to get them something they really wanted no matter the size of the gift.
A weekend away somewhere, maybe not too far. Just a place where no one has to cook, or do dishes, away from all the ordinary humdrum of life is a wonderful special gift if you can afford it, although it is rather complicated to surprise someone with it.

Event Planning &... | Answered on Nov 26, 2018


For girls, there is a wide range of options that you can choose from. You can give a dress, a makeup kit, an AAudemars Piguet replica watch, a photo frame etc. Choose the gift that would be best suited to her likes and also to her lifestyle. I personally like to gift replica watches as a present as you can get it without spending much. Also, everyone would surely love the gift whomsoever would receive it!

Event Planning &... | Answered on Nov 23, 2018


On which site do you want to add a card to your account?

Event Planning &... | Answered on Nov 12, 2018


It depends on what site you are using. Most sites have a button for gift cards, but if it a Visa Gift Card, then you'd fill the information in as a credit/debit card.

Event Planning &... | Answered on Nov 09, 2018


check off the silver box and those numbers will be the ones to use when redeeming gift card

Event Planning &... | Answered on Nov 08, 2018


Mother....The Most adorable person & first love of our life. This Mothers day surprise her by sending online gifts. However , Mothers only time and love of their children but gifting is the way to show your respect and love to her irrespective of cost of gifts. Their unconditional love and support cannot be compensated but can be honour through Special gifts, Flowers, Cakes.
Everyone loves gift and when your mother came to know that you have sent gift for her she will definitely feel so happy & special person. So its your turn to bring smile on her face. There are exclusive collection of Mothers day gifts in Kanpur at www.kanpurgifts.com from where you can Send Mothers Day cakes to Kanpur along with Mid Night Delivery. You may be away but not the cake send mothers day cake to Kanpur . Also you can add beautifully arranged flowers bouquet and sweets . Special Mothers Day Gifts in Kanpur is available at Kanpurgifts.
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Event Planning &... | Answered on Oct 31, 2018


Well, of all the gifts that life has to offer, a loving mother is the greatest of them all. And so if you are thinking of giving a special gift to your mother then giving all your time and love to your mother will be the best gift that you can ever give. For that first you need to search for a good quality Replica Watches which are affordable in price and your mother will also love the gift. I know this gift will not match the love that your mother gives you but I am sure that she will be very happy and also she will love the gift as well.

Event Planning &... | Answered on Oct 31, 2018


Mothers day is the day where every mother celebrates the day with her children. We can send Mothers day presents Online to Hyderabad through CountryOven website. Mother Day Gifts

Event Planning &... | Answered on Oct 16, 2018


Go online to the UK site of the store and purchase the value you want in Pounds. Your card provider will do the rest

Event Planning &... | Answered on Oct 12, 2018

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