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The More You Know…

Local Flower Journey  

Today I am sharing a few tidbits of what I learned about the cut flower industry and its impact on the environment.   I love some of the exotic flowers available in the global flower market (talking to you Protea).  However, getting those flowers to my door comes with a significant environmental cost.  I am not an expert in any of this, but found the following information impactful and a bit alarming.  The graphic map is an illustration to show where our flowers come from.  If you do not want to risk ruining the enjoyment of non-locally grown flowers, you might want to skip this post. Imported Flowers Do you know where your flowers...

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