1. The battle is over - time to peel off your roses’ guard petals

The outermost petals of your roses* have been left on to protect the delicate inner layers while in transit. We like to think of these guys as ‘guards’ but once they’re at your door, their job is done. Gently pinch them away from the base of the bud to reveal the vibrant hues hiding underneath.

*If your bouquet does not contain roses, skip ahead to Step 2!

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