Cut approx. 2-3cm at an angle with a sharp pair of scissors, secateurs or knife from the base of each stem. Cutting at an angle will result in a larger surface area from which your flowers can drink.
Remove any leaves from the stems that will be below the waterline in the vase.
Place your bouquet in a clean vase filled with fresh water preferably at room temperature. Add the flower food following the instructions on the sachet.
Place your flowers in your vase and display somewhere away from draughts, direct sunlight, heat sources and ripening fruit – all of these factors affect how long your flowers will last.
Re-cut the stems every 3 days and change the water. Change the vase water when necessary, usually when the water starts to discolour.