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Tulip tip: Straight up on Earth Day

22 Apr

The WordPress photo challenge this week is simply, “Up.”

It coincides exactly with an amazing tip I learned recently from my brother:

TIP: Before putting tulips in a vase, place a penny at the bottom. This will make them stand straight up, instead of drooping (as they always do within hours at my house). Here’s proof that it works:

A penny at the bottom keeps this stalks straight.

Still standing straight after eight days.

Thanks, bro! Happy Earth Day!

And thanks Trader Joe’s for offering beautiful flowers. Straight up.

And thank you for visiting Things I Love at Trader Joe’s!

Related links:

How to make tulips last longer

Things I Love at Trader Joe’s Pinterest Board

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