b"Right-sizing BASS FAMILY CHIROPRACTICTreatment and Rehabilitation forHeadachesNeck PainBack PainYour Vessel Sports/Gym-Related InjuriesDisc ProblemsPinched NervesAuto InjuriesPregnancy-Related AchesHow to choose the right vase for your flowers Most Insurance Plans AcceptedBY JOSI STONE Our current hours are Mon - Fri 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. We are following CDC safety guidelines.DR. WAYNE BASSTeleHealth Consultations available. Y ou'vebeenthere.491B Valley Street, Maplewood973-378-BASS (2277)BassFamilyChiro.comYou grab a beautiful bouquetatthegro-cery store or farmers market,butwhen you get home and put the flowers in a vase, they don't look like you imag-ined they would. Often the vase is too tall and large for a simple mixed bou-quet of blooms. Arranging your fresh flower bouquet in the right vessel is key to allowing those blooms to really look their best. Here are a few tips:Hold the flowers next to the vase on the edge of the counter so you can de-termine how tall youd like them to sit.tion, and my two favorites would be a: If the flowers are spread too farmediumheightvase(5-8tall) apart when you put them in thewith a smallish opening (3 or so) vase, then cut everything shorter.bud vaseIf they're bunched up too close atOften you can break up one bouquet the top of the vase, then choose abetween these two vases and spread the shorter vessel.beauty around your house. Also, as an Dontbeafraidofthosevasesarrangementagesinthelargervase, with a narrower opening (aboutpull out any stems that are starting to threeinches)oftentheyarewilt, as these can bring the other flow-much easier to design in. ers down with them. Then replace the Have a few heights andwater and recut the stems that are still shapes on hand: going strong. As this process continues overthecourseofthebouquetslife Its a good idea to have a variety ofyou may find that the larger vessel you heights and shapes in your vase collec- started with is now too big for the few stems. Having a couple of bud vasesonhandisgreatforar-ranging those last stems stand-ing in a tiny arrangement and gettingthemostoutofyour blooms. JosiStoneownsWildlyFloral Co. in South Orange where she designsnature-inspiredflower arrangements for all occasions.floral diy /35"