Making Flowers Last a Little Longer

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Flowers have an ephemeral quality to their beauty. It is wonderful to see them grow from bud to bloom, but afterwards, the memory of their loveliness is retained only in memory. But there are ways to make them last a bit longer even after they’re cut from the stem.

Alyssa Jung of Readers Digest shares the most common ways to preserve flowers. Here’s something I definitely want to try:

Dry flowers in minutes instead of weeks by using a microwave. “Pressing flowers in a microwave is a perfectly safe option for those seeking to save time and resources,” says Alfred Palomares, vice president of merchandising for 1-800-Flowers.com.

Want to know how you can keep your flowers’ beauty for longer? Read the full article to find out.

Read the source article at Reader’s Digest