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Project

Cut Flower Kits

Introduction

Sometimes the process behind creating something beautiful is just as interesting and inspirational as the final product. Entice a friend into learning more about cut flowers with this step-by-step flower-arranging kit.

Materials

  • Large or small vases
  • Flower seeds
  • Metal frogs
  • Packaged floral clay
  • Plant food
  • Flower scissors
  • Tissue paper
  • Cellophane wrapping material
  • Ribbons

Steps

  1. Step 1

    Choose a new or antique vase. Fill it with all the supplies necessary to create and maintain a healthy bouquet. Place a metal frog at the bottom.

  2. Step 2

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    Add some packaged floral clay, a sachet of cutting-plant seeds, a pair of flower scissors, and some cut-flower food.

  3. Step 3

    Wrap the vase in tissue paper or cellophane, and finish with a bow. And don't hesitate to attach a personalized tag with your favorite growing and arranging tips.

Source
Martha Stewart Living, Volume 55 December/January 1997/1998