There's nothing quite like a vase of fresh flowers to lift and refresh the home. But unfortunately, most fresh cut flowers don't last very long.  The secret to keeping cut flowers looking good for as long as possible is to minimise the growth of bacteria in the water and to provide nourishment to replace what the flowers would have gotten had they not been cut.

5 surprising tricks to help cut flowers last longer

Variety of Blooms Switch off between placing bold peonies and smaller flower varieties in a clear vase for an arrangement that is loaded with texture.

DesignsbyCeres on Instagram: “Major  via @monikahibbs to start your Monday right!  #peonies”

What peony dreams are made of! An impromptu trip to the country flower farm with the MH girls ended up looking like this! Wish all work days started like today's!

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21 Fresh Cut Spring Flower Arrangements and Bouquets

One of my favorite up-the-sleeve decorating tips is to add a grouping of fresh flowers to a room. DEFINITELY A 'MUST DO!

A bunch of white gladiolas in a simple vase can bring instant life to any room.

Everyday easy flower arrangement ideas for your home. How to arrange flowers without a lot of fuss and mess.

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Historical illustrations of insects­ and floral arrangement of pink peonies by Ethan Allen

Make fresh flowers last longer  (1 tsp white vinegar, 1 tsp white sugar, dissolved into warm water)

How to Make Your Fresh Flower Bouquet Last Longer

Make fresh flowers last longer Pour Warm water in vase + 3 tablespoons sugar & 2 tablespoon vinegar. ps- snip a quarter off stems every couple days.

Eucalyptus sprigs in glass vases for smaller touches of green throughout

Eucalyptus essential oil is anti-inflammatory, antispasmodic, deodorizing and acts as an decongestant. Eucalyptus oil also helps with muscle fatigue, pain relief and