Keeping your gorgeous, garden-cut flowers alive for more than a few days doesn't have to be difficult. All you need are four ingredients to help keep your flowers fresh for at least a few weeks. The recipe, which was featured on Elle Decor
, calls for 1 teaspoon of sugar, 1 teaspoon of bleach, 2 teaspoons of lemon or lime juice, and 1 quart of lukewarm water (unless you have spring bulb flowers, which thrive in cold water). The homemade flower food recipe
will transform your spring flowers into long lasting works of floral art.