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They can crush the stem. Instead, use a sharp, non-serrated knife to cut a quarter of an inch off the bottom of stems, at an angle.
While you’re at it, cut off those leaves below the water line. They breed bacteria.(Photo: monkeybusinessimages/Istockphoto)
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