Flower Power

Spring 2002 CSANews Issue 42  |  Posted date : Apr 05, 2007.Back to list

In order to extend the life of cut flowers, try adding Listerine mouthwash to the water. The ratio should be about 2 ounces of mouthwash to 1 gallon of water, or 64:1. The Listerine contains ingredients such as sucrose and bactericide. Both are excellent food sources for plants.