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Root Of The Matter: How To Make A Wildflower Arrangement - Summer 2003
|Here's our step-by-step guide on how to bring nature's wildflower beauty indoors for everyone to enjoy!|
|1) GATHER your materials and place in water immediately. Grasses, lichen, and seedpods can add dramatic interest.||2) SEPARATE grasses and your blossoms by color.||3) REMOVE the leaves that will be beneath the water line.|
|4) CUT or re-cut stems immediately before placing in water prepared with commercially available fresh flower food like Floralife.||5) FIRST add the smaller material to your container to provide support. Continue by adding taller material to create a desired shape.||6) ENJOY nature's bounty!|
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