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How to Keep Your Flowers Healthy and Fresh Any Time of the Year

February is the month for flowers and Dennis Thompson, owner of White House Flowers gives some tips on how to keep flowers healthy and fresh.

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  • Fresh cut orchids and roses last the longest
  • In warm desert temperatures bacteria tends to grow in the water and it should be changed every few days. Arrangements should be fed when water is changed
  • Use warm water in the container because it helps flowers drink
  • Cut stems with a sharp knife for a clean cut. Scissors pinch the stem and flowers can’t drink the water