Travelling Bouquet Bag, Practical Gardening Series

Sharing flowers from your garden is a joy for both you and the recipient. Here’s a handy way to transport those posies using a coffee bag!

1. Rinse well an emptied coffee bag. No need to use soap, coffee oils won’t hurt a thing.

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2. That little vacuum button on the front? Sometimes they aren’t air tight (shock!). Cover it with a piece of packaging tape.

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3. Flatten out the bottom then fill the bag with water to about 1/4 to 1/3 full…any more and the bag will tip.

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4. Cut your bouquet, leaving the stems a bit longer if possible so they’ll reach the bottom of the bag.

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5. Now secure your posies’ pouch with those little wire tabs.

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6. There you have it!

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And off we go to…

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All images by Margaret Rose Realy, Obl. OSB. All rights reserved.

 

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