How to Reduce Carbon Footprint with Eco Flowers From Blooms By Heinau
Think for a minute about what's 'hidden behind the curtain' when you buy a bunch of fresh-cut flowers at your local florist, supermarket or roadside stand. Chances are those flowers were grown in South America.
Many companies are touting the substitution of plants for flowers, as gifts, in weddings and as decoration in our homes. While this is a viable solution for something to put in a pot or vase, this does not satisfy us as greatly as flowers.
Flower arrangements date back to ancient Egypt, where flowers were selected according to symbolic meaning. These associations have carried through to the modern day. Can you imagine giving your beloved a potted cactus to convey your love, in place of red roses, on Valentine's day?