Option Number One: Trim the stems at an angle to increase the surface area and set in water with two teaspoons of sugar and two teaspoons vinegar. Change water and trim stems every 5 days.
Option Number Two: Add a pinch of baking soda to fresh flower water. Always trim the ends of flowers before putting them in a vase.
- Removing wilting leaves will help reduce any bacteria from growing as well as gases produced by the decay.
- And of course, always use a clean vase.