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No Droop Bluebells


I have some self sown Spanish ones I feel free to pick to enjoy the perfume in the house. I discovered that if you take the vase full of water to the bluebells and put them in the water one at a time as you pick them they haven’t got time to lose any sap and they don’t droop! (Many decades before this thought arose, lol…)

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I do that with lilac too or it never seems to perk up.

19 Apr, 2021


No it can be a bit difficult. Wish I'd known that years ago - haven't got any lilac now, except little Palibin.

19 Apr, 2021


Good to know this, Sue and bluebells ate still a small patch at the moment and I’ve a small lilac, it’s definitely something for me to try.

20 Apr, 2021


Thank you for the advice.

20 Apr, 2021


I will remember this as we have lots of Spanish bluebells.

21 Apr, 2021


Thanks for this. I don’t bother picking them because they droop, now I know what to do in future.

28 Jun, 2021

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