The Wenatchee World

Weather:

Weather

The latest extended forecast from The Weather Channel

Remove this weather forecast

Tonight

Lo59° Mostly Clear

Tuesday

Hi80° Mostly Sunny

Tuesday Night

Lo54° Breezy

Wednesday

Hi75° Sunny

Wednesday Night

Lo52° Mostly Clear

Thursday

Hi79° Sunny

Thursday Night

Lo56° Mostly Clear

Friday

Hi82° Sunny

Friday Night

Lo58° Mostly Clear

Saturday

Hi85° Sunny

In the Garden: The business of flowers is, well, big business

Send to Kindle
Print This
Even in countries where poverty is widespread and the economy is weak, people still buy flowers. Our fascination with flowers goes back as far as history can take us. The sight of a flower shop or street stall brimming with color can lift our spirits. The sight and scent of a bouquet on a hall table is a special welcome when the front door opens to a visitor. Scientific studies have confirmed that adding flowers and plants to a dreary, sterile environment such as an office, business, nursing home, school or hospital has a measurable positive outcome in improved mental and physical health, energy and even mortality.

View my optionsorSign in