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June 30th, 2009, 08:04 AM
Flower Care
These instructions are available HERE as a PDF document.

** Care & Handling of dry packed roses. **

Plan ahead:

1. Location: do not process flowers close to air vents, next to fruit (ethylene) or in freezing temperatures.
2. Clean the cooler (keep temperature of the cooler around 34-36 degrees Fahrenheit and relative humidity around 90%)
3. Clean and disinfect containers (use bleach and a scrub brush)
4. Fill containers with clean water and preservative
5. Use proper water temperature (if water is too warm (above 110 Fahrenheit) during conditioning, roses may open prematurely)
6. Clean and sharpen tools (do not use scissors, they tend to mash the stems) ....
For more information Read More flowerwarda.blogspot.com

September 28th, 2009, 06:38 AM
thanks for the tips

October 22nd, 2009, 05:30 AM
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