NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — How much have you spent on fresh flowers?

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Grabbing a bouquet is just as common as getting the weekly paper — but you can save money and make your own bouquet by using flowers straight from the backyard.

Better Homes and Gardens east coast editor Monika Eyers stopped by CBS2 on Sunday to share some tips on how to create your own arrangements and brighten up your home.

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