1. For Cut Stems
Add a Milton sterilising tablet to cut flowers to help them live longer and improve water clarity.
I usually cut stems to differing length before arranging to get some height and shape variation once in the vase.
2. A trick to revive hydrangeas
To revive hydrangeas, submerge stems in boiling water then dip the flowers into cold water. Hydrangeas drink through their petals, so spritz away!
3. One for travellers
My sister extends the life of her flowers by putting them in the fridge when she has to go away for a few days. Yet to try!