Blooms are abundant right now, so gather some for yourself or give away a bunch. Here are the supplies you need to assemble bouquets like a pro.
Supplies for assembling pretty bouquets
A vase with a crowd-pleasing gingham pattern works as a centerpiece year-round. TO BUY: Gingham Ceramic Vase, from $19; markandgraham.com.
1 A REAL KEEPER
Pin frogs are the secret to securing unwieldy stems. Plant one in your vessel and your arrangement will stay put. TO BUY: Flower Frog Collection, $95 for 5; floretflowers.com.
2 FOREVER BUDS
Array these solo as wilt proof bouquets, or mix with live blossoms for textural variety. TO BUY: Dried Flowers and Grasses, from $13; afloral.com.
3 THAT’S A WRAP
When you bring home flowers, this reusable denim tote is a clever and sustainable substitute for cellophane or paper.
TO BUY: Jardin Bouquet Tote, $42; aplat.com.
4 LEAFY GREEN DIET
Prolong your foliage by adding two or three pumps of this plant food each time you refresh the water. TO BUY: Fresh Cut Flower Food, $13; cutefarms.com.
5 HYDRATION HELPER
The spout on this display worthy watering can is ideal for thirsty petals in narrow vases. TO BUY: Oasis Watering Can, $30; shopgreendigs.com.
6 TAKE YOUR PICK
Need inspiration for your bouquet? This foraging focused book includes 28 eco-friendly projects, plus care basics.
TO BUY: Field, Flower, Vase by Chelsea Fuss, $30; abramsbooks.com.
7 LITTLE CUTIES
Sculptural porcelain bud vases give a single blossom or a few special sprigs a place to shine. TO BUY: Mini Vases, $21 each; mkporcelain.com.
8 SHEAR JOY
Trim stems before putting them in water to fend off drooping. These lightweight, ergonomic snippers make the cut. TO BUY: Pruning Shears, $18; modsprout.com.