[thechat] Keeping flowers alive

John Handelaar john at userfrenzy.com
Fri Jan 6 03:36:31 CST 2006

Madhu Menon wrote:
> Thanks for the advice (all of you.) What is the science behind the sugar, if anyone knows please? 


Also what Ron said about cutting off leaves (same reason)
and trimming the bottom of the stem to get a 'fresher'
cut - it lets more water get absorbed, apparently.

Probably wouldn't hurt to change the warm-water-sugar
mix often, if super-longevity is what you're trying for.


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