Grocery Store Blooms|Longing for Spring & A Tip to Keep Blooms Fresh

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It’s been pretty gloomy here the past few days. Lots of rain and no sun. I know we haven’t gotten loads of snow like other places but I’ve still been longing for the warmth of spring.

I popped into Kroger yesterday and saw a lot of pretty flowers with clearance stickers on them.

Including the bunch I picked up. At $2.50, I gladly grabbed a bunch.

I’ll be the first to admit that I’m no expert when it comes to caring for plants and flowers. Honestly I need all the help I can get.

These are pretty fool proof though considering there are instructions right on the package.

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I love the look and feel of fresh flowers in a room. I’ve heard it said that flowers make a room come alive. And I have to say that its true.

I got a great tip on Hometalk Yesterday:

You can also add a bit of mouthwash to your water to act as a biocide, fungicide, and plant food (the alcohol and other chemicals suppress the growth of mold and the sugar gives your flowers and cut greens something to nourish them).

Thanks, Lisa!

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I’m going to see how this works. I want these beauties to last as long as possible.

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Do you have any tips on keeping flowers fresh. Do you buy fresh flowers for your home?

Check out my other post on grocery store flowers:

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6 thoughts on “Grocery Store Blooms|Longing for Spring & A Tip to Keep Blooms Fresh

  1. Kroger’s discount flowers are the best. The orchids that I have came from there at a huge discount. I will have to try your mouthwash tip. Thanks for sharing!!

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