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Alternatives to Floral Preservative

  1. One quarter cup clear carbonated beverage to one vase water.

  2. One cap of hydrogen peroxide every time the water is changed.

  3. One part lemon lime soda to 3 parts of water.

  4. Two tablespoons lemon juice, one tablespoon sugar, one quarter teaspoon bleach in one vase of water.

  5. Two tablespoons of white vinegar, two tablespoons of sugar to one vase of water.

  6. Use 50% warm water, 50% Sprite or 7UP plus one and a half teaspoons of bleach.
  • Sugar provides energy.
  • Citric acid acts as an acidifier.
  • Bleach prevents bacteria growth.



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