Cost-Free Flower Arrangements
Experts at The New York Botanical Garden give you the basics of making flower arrangements with materials gathered from your own garden.
Lengthen the lifespan of these popular blooms by submerging them head down in a bowl of cold water for one hour to firm their petals. Allow flowers to drip dry, cut their stems at a 45-degree angle, and place stems in warm water overnight.
Shown here: pink hydrangea