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Why does the water in which cut flowers sit for several days smell so bad?


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2008-04-10 21:15:53
2008-04-10 21:15:53

Because bacteria develops in the water. In addition to making the water smell bad, it can also shorten the life of the cut flowers. This is one of the reasons it is recommended that you change the water every other day.

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