Wee on your flowers, it’s good for them

Wee on your flowers, it’s good for them

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Do it, for the good of the flowers (Picture: Getty)

It might make you no better than your cave-dwelling ancestors, but urinating in the garden could actually benefit your flowers.

Well not really in the garden, because it only works on cut plants.

Experts have found a solution made from aspirin and urea (a chemical found in human urine) made cut plants last twice as long when they were left in it.

The study was conducted on gerbera jamesonii, also known as the African Daisy, which is one of the most widely grown commercial flower crops.

The flower’s ‘vase life’ improved drastically when introduced to the strange concoction.

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