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When Fresh Flowers Go Bye Bye

We've all been there. Someone really wonderful was excessively thoughtful and sent you the most ravishing bouquet of the season's finest blooms. You love them, of course, and you do everything humanly possible to extend their vase life. Sugar, check. Splash of lemon juice, check. Drop of bleach, check. You keep the bunch of beauties in a cool room and out of direct sunlight. Alas, even though you've tried very, very hard, nature takes its course and the bouquet of gorgeousness begins to fade. You can't possibly find it within yourself to toss out these little darlings. So what do you do? Hang them upside down and dry them? Yes, but because the flowers were never preserved, and their colour and shape...

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