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Stillington and Farlington WI ...

Saturday 23rd March, 2024

On Wednesday 13th March, Stillington and Farlington WI welcomed Gelda Churton to talk to us about flowers, how to get the best out of cut flowers and curing some of the commonly occurring problems which most of us have encountered.

Soft stemmed flowers like tulips and gerberas often droop. This can be prevented by inserting a pin through the stem just below the flower head and then remove the pin.

This releases the air block in the hollow stem allowing the uptake of water.

Containers should be filled approx 2/3 full and any leaves either on the flowers or greenery should be stripped off, this helps keep the water clean.

The water should be changed every couple of days.

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