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Mother's Day Bouquet


New York City florist Michael George shared his technique for creating a simple and stunning arrangement.



  • Flowers
  • Scissors
  • Vase
  • Flower food


  1. Step 1

    Choose numerous varieties of a single flower type, such as carnations, which are the traditional Mother's Day flower.

  2. Step 2

    Arrange flowers lying down on table.

  3. Step 3

    Remove foliage below the water line.

  4. Step 4

    Make a fresh cut at an angle.

  5. Step 5

    Fill vase with tepid water and add flower food.

  6. Step 6

    Every four days, recut stems and change water.

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