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" ... has been steeped, or a small piece of camphor dissolved. The vase should be set upon a plate or dish, and covered with a bell-glass, around the edges of which, when it comes in contact with the plate, a little water should be poured to exclude the... "
Magazine of Botany and Gardening British and Foreign: Comprehending Figures ... - Page 35
1836
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The Florist Cultivator, Or, Plain Directions for the Management of the ...

Thomas Willats - Floriculture - 1836 - 360 pages
...make them blow late ; or cut some of the buds off, which will answer the same purpose. To preser e the choice Bulbs, cover them over, in severe weather,...little nitre, and they will keep fresh for several clays. Sow all Seeds shallow ; and if they are small, such as Poppies, Venus' looking-glass, &c. they...
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The floral calendar, monthly and daily: with miscellaneous details relative ...

Gardening - 1839 - 156 pages
...FRESH. When flowers are withering in a flower pot, plunge about one third of the stem in boiling water, by the time the water is cold they will revive; then...and put them into cold water with a little nitre, when they will keep fresh for several days. AQUATIC PLANTS. as Villarsia, &c. generally do well in...
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The Horticulturist, and Journal of Rural Art and Rural Taste, Volume 4

Gardening - 1850
...Flowers Fresh. — When cut flowers are withering, plunge about onethird of the stem in boiling water; by the time the water is cold, they will revive. Then cut off the ends, and put them in cold water with a little nitre, when they will keep for several days. Ants. — To drive away ants,...
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The book of household management

Isabella Mary Beeton - 1861
...little water should be poured to exclude the air. To revive out Flowers after packing. 2290. Plunge the stems into boiling water, and by the time the water is cold, the flowers will have revived. Then cut afresh the ends of the stems, and keep them in fresh cold water....
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Mrs. Beeton's Dictionary of Every-day Cookery

1865 - 371 pages
...plate, a little water should be poured to exclude the air. FLOWEBS, to Bevive after Packin;;. Plunge the stems into boiling water, and, by the time the water is cold, the flowers will have revived. Then cut afresh the ends of the stems, and keep them in fresh cold water....
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The Household Book of Practical Receipts: In the Arts, Manfactures and ...

Mrs George W M Reynolds - Cookery - 1871 - 241 pages
...weather, an hour will not be too long a time to boil them. 325. — To revive Withered Flowers, Plunge the stems into boiling water, and by the time the water is cold the flowers will revive. The ends of the stalks should then be cut off; and the flowers should be put...
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The American Housewife Cook Book: Parts I & II

Miss T. S. Shute - Cooking, American - 1878 - 356 pages
...to renew the lime, and how much to use at any one time. TO REVIVE CUT FLOWERS AFTER PACKING. Plunge the stems into boiling water, and by the time the water is cold, the flowers will have revived. Then cut afresh the ends of the stems, and keep them in fresh cold water....
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Mrs. Shaw's Receipt Book and Housekeeper's Assistant

Mrs. O. M. Shaw - Baking - 1878 - 196 pages
...little charcoal has been steeped, or a small piece of camphor dissolved. To revive Cut Flowers. Plunge the stems into boiling water, and by the time the water is cold the flowers will have revived ; then cut the stems off a little, and put them in fresh cold water....
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The National Farmer's and Housekeeper's Cyclopaedia: A Complete Ready ...

Frank M Lupton - Agriculture - 1888 - 544 pages
...piece of serge. This prevents the iron from rusting afterwards. To Revive Withered Flowers.—Plunge the stems into boiling water, and by the time the water is cold, the flowers will revive. The ends of the stalks should then be cut off, and the flowers should be put...
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Mrs Beeton's Household Management

Isabella Beeton - Cooking, English - 2006 - 1109 pages
...a little water should be poured to exclude the air. 2290 TO REVIVE CUT FLOWERS AFTER PACKING Plunge the stems into boiling water, and by the time the water is cold, the flowers will have revived. Then cut afresh die ends of die stems, and keep them in fresh cold water....
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