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Potpourri Made Easy

Potpourri Made Easy
Remember a few weeks ago when I was telling you all about the guard petals on a rose and how you can use them to make potpourri. Well, the time has come to show how you can make potpourri in a few easy steps. You can put this potpourri in a sachet that you buy a $1.00 a pack at the Dollar store and your underwear drawer won't know what hit it. Here are the items that you will need to make your own potpourri. dried petalsĀ  ( I used yellow roses for mine because that is what I had on hand)

How To Make Your Fresh Flowers Last

Remember the trick I taught you here. Well here are some sure fire ways to make your fresh flowers last. First, did you know that roses have something called guard petals? If you aren't sure what they are they are the outer petals that tend to turn brown or wilt quickly. You know what I am talking about, sometimes the flower bouquets in the store get passed over because the outer petals are just less than desirable. Who wants to spend their hard earned money on flowers that look dead?
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