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

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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.

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