Keeping Cut Roses Fresh
By A.C. McGraw
(From The Winston-Salem Rose Society Clipping, July 1999)

Prepare a solution for the vase by either buying floral preservative or making your own. A.C. McGraw had the following recipe in a recent Winston-Salem Journal article.

(Soak Oasis, or floral foam, in tap water before anchoring it in a vase.)

Fill the vase with this solution and also use it to replenish.