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Re: SHOW: English Boxes

  • Subject: Re: SHOW: English Boxes
  • From: smciris@aol.com
  • Date: Mon, 27 Apr 2009 14:01:14 EDT

Of the "various things" in the jars, perlite and vermiculite were my favorite.    Both absorb enough water ro provide firm support while keeping the flowers fresh longer than wet sand.
Sharon McAllister
In a message dated 4/27/2009 9:39:10 A.M. Mountain Daylight Time, ddbro@sbcglobal.net writes:
    Everyone I have seen has the flowers above the surface of the box so that the falls do not touch the box.  I have seen many different methods for achieving this.  A piece of foam with florists tubes appropriately placed and filled with water is the most common.  I have also seen moist sand in a box under the box, styrofoam without the florists tubes (just holes poked in the styrofaom) under the box, and baby food jars filled with various things and water under the box. 

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