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Bloom in a bottle: quick ideas.

Create a little wonder of your own this season. Clip off one or two early-blooming magnolia buds when the buds are mature but haven't opened. Slide each through the narrow neck of a glass jar. Add a few drops of water to the bottom of the jar, and place it in a spot that receives partial sunlight. Within a day or two, the buds will open. They will shrivel after blooming, making them easy to remove. If you don't have access to magnolias, a small branch of flowering quince or, later in the month, cherry will do the trick.

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Title Annotation:Best of the West; magnolia buds
Author:Peters, Jil
Publication:Sunset
Article Type:Brief Article
Geographic Code:1USA
Date:Feb 1, 2004
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