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Why vodka and coins are added to flower water: unexpected life hacks

Alina MilsentLife
Caring for flowers

Houseplants not only create an atmosphere of warmth and comfort in your home. They also purify the air and can even help fight stress. Vases with fresh flowers will also decorate your home. Usually, you get a lot of them after anniversaries or holidays.

So the question arises - how to make fresh flowers last longer. The experts told why vodka and coins are added to the water.

Life hack 1

This simple and interesting life hack will help you keep your flowers looking perfect for a long time. Just before putting the flowers in a vase, add a few drops of vodka and one teaspoon of white sugar to the water. This technique will prevent the flowers from wilting quickly. You will be surprised how the stems, leaves, and flowers look like you just brought a bouquet from the store.

Life hack 2

You can use ice cubes instead of plain water. This life hack is especially useful for orchids. Slow moistening and a "contrast shower" will promote better growth and longer flowering.

Life hack 3

Florists advise throwing a copper coin into a vase of water. It will act as an excellent acidifier and also protect the flowers from bacteria or fungal spores. This simple and effective life hack will help keep the water fresh for longer.

Life hack 4

Experts have suggested another interesting way. A popular cosmetic product - hairspray - will come in handy. Just sprinkle a small amount of hairspray on the flower petals to ensure longer flowering and preserve the brightness of the colors.

Life hack 5

To help rosebuds open, cut the stems at a 45-degree angle and place them in a glass of warm water. After one minute, quickly move them to a vase of cold water and leave them for another 20 minutes. You'll be amazed to see how this floral trick makes roses bloom to their maximum potential.

By the way, OBOZ.UA told you that some plants can help you fight stress because they have a positive effect on the psyche. Read the article to find out what flowers can cheer you up and help you get rid of negativity.

Earlier, OBOZ.UA told you where to put an orchid to make it bloom magnificently.

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