Free E–pub [Flower Confidential The Good the Bad and the Beautiful in the Business of Flowers] BY Amy Stewart


  • Hardcover
  • 306
  • Flower Confidential The Good the Bad and the Beautiful in the Business of Flowers
  • Amy Stewart
  • English
  • 02 September 2018
  • 9781565124387

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Download Flower Confidential The Good the Bad and the Beautiful in the Business of Flowers Read & Download Í Flower Confidential The Good the Bad and the Beautiful in the Business of Flowers characters ↠ eBook, PDF or Kindle ePUB ✓ Amy Stewart Lily; a breeder of gerberas of every color imaginable; and an Ecuadorean farmer growing exuisite roses the floral euivalent of a Tiffany diamond And at every turn she discovers the startling intersection of nature and technology of sentiment and commerc. This was a very interesting book and a very uick read I learned a lot about the flower industry things I had NEVER even thought to wonder about It s interesting that this industry which sells a beautiful product that is supposed to cheer people up make them feel happy and loved really hides a lot of yuck behind it polluting our water and soil with pesticides exploiting workers and exposing them to toxic chemicals blocking bees birds butterflies etc from accessing their food sources adding to global warming by growing flowers in one locale and shipping them all over the world etc etc The main thing I didn t like about this book was that the author s love for cut flowers seemed to cause her to overlook the very problems she wrote aboutWith all that said I do enjoy flowers when they re growing out of the ground in my neighborhood and I d have loved to see beautiful photos of them but the ones in this book were not in color and all the brilliance and beauty was washed out and the

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Download Flower Confidential The Good the Bad and the Beautiful in the Business of Flowers Read & Download Í Flower Confidential The Good the Bad and the Beautiful in the Business of Flowers characters ↠ eBook, PDF or Kindle ePUB ✓ Amy Stewart O invent manufacture and sell flowers that are bigger brighter and sturdier than anything nature can provide There's a scientist intent on developing the first genetically modified blue rose; an eccentric horitcultural legend who created the most popular. Let me state that I do not garden will never garden and plants go into fear seizures if I come too close However I m surrounded by women who garden so I end up absorbing things though osmosis I guess and have come to enjoy a few garden writers out there Amy Stewart is the best of the lot She s funny and she never forgets that about half the people reading her are not and never will be botonists Anyone can pick up her books read them learn stuff and also be utterly entertainedI never thought I would give a hooping funt about the cut flower industry nor would I ever enjoy reading a book about it I was wrong This book was both fascinating and entertaining It made we want to go out and buy flowers and so I have There is now a vase of flowers constantly on my kitchen table Always refreshed when they die and mostly because of this book

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Download Flower Confidential The Good the Bad and the Beautiful in the Business of Flowers Read & Download Í Flower Confidential The Good the Bad and the Beautiful in the Business of Flowers characters ↠ eBook, PDF or Kindle ePUB ✓ Amy Stewart Award winning author Amy Stewart takes readers on an around the world behind the scenes look at the flower industry and how it has sought for better or worse to achieve perfection She tracks down the hybridizers geneticists farmers and florists working t. Having just read a book which ripped the reddish green face off the tomato industry I was anticipating the same treatment for flowers after which I could go in search of an exploration of the human suffering that goes into every bottle of spray starch or perhaps a brutal expos on the machinations of Big Carrot But Amy Stewart isn t going there even if she observes and documents a normal amount of uh garden variety exploitation while documenting a flower s path to the marketplace She is generally not shocked by the process of getting the product to the market but she does seem a little flabbergasted or perhaps bemusedI am neither flabbergasted or bemused It all makes perfect sense to me Although I don t even after reading the book understand flowers I have perhaps a better instinctive grasp of money than this book s author So for example when the author says she is confused why flower breeders are suandering so much time and treasure in a to this day unsuccessful search for a


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    Download Flower Confidential The Good the Bad and the Beautiful in the Business of Flowers Free E–pub [Flower Confidential The Good the Bad and the Beautiful in the Business of Flowers] BY Amy Stewart Amy Stewart ✓ 7 Summary This review has been updated and can now be seen at Expendable Mudge Muses Aloud

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    characters ↠ eBook, PDF or Kindle ePUB ✓ Amy Stewart Amy Stewart ✓ 7 Summary Download Flower Confidential The Good the Bad and the Beautiful in the Business of Flowers Having just read a book which ripped the reddish green face off the tomato industry I was anticipating the same treatment for flowers after which I could go in search of an exploration of the human suffering that goes into every bottle of spray starch or perhaps a brutal exposé on the machinations of Big Carrot But Amy Stewart isn't going there even if she observes and documents a normal amount of uh garden variety exploitation

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    Download Flower Confidential The Good the Bad and the Beautiful in the Business of Flowers Free E–pub [Flower Confidential The Good the Bad and the Beautiful in the Business of Flowers] BY Amy Stewart characters ↠ eBook, PDF or Kindle ePUB ✓ Amy Stewart Let me state that I do not garden will never garden and plants go into fear seizures if I come too close However

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    Free E–pub [Flower Confidential The Good the Bad and the Beautiful in the Business of Flowers] BY Amy Stewart I could almost imagine the individual fates of these flowers Here were millions of stems representing festivity and well wishes the

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    Download Flower Confidential The Good the Bad and the Beautiful in the Business of Flowers Free E–pub [Flower Confidential The Good the Bad and the Beautiful in the Business of Flowers] BY Amy Stewart Amy Stewart ✓ 7 Summary From a geneticist’s lab in one of several countries to the breeders in the Netherlands to the growers in Ecuador back to the Netherlands for auction or directly to a wholesaler in Miami to a florist near you the arrangement in your

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    Free E–pub [Flower Confidential The Good the Bad and the Beautiful in the Business of Flowers] BY Amy Stewart characters ↠ eBook, PDF or Kindle ePUB ✓ Amy Stewart This was a very interesting book and a very uick read I learned a lot about the flower industry things I had NEVER even thought to wonder about It's interesting that this industry which sells a beautiful product that is supposed to

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    Free E–pub [Flower Confidential The Good the Bad and the Beautiful in the Business of Flowers] BY Amy Stewart Download Flower Confidential The Good the Bad and the Beautiful in the Business of Flowers 35 Very interesting It took me a while to get into it for some reason and I couldn't help but feel that something was missing but I still enjoyed it uite a bit mostly because the topic is interesting Her style isn't super engaging for me but lo

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    Free E–pub [Flower Confidential The Good the Bad and the Beautiful in the Business of Flowers] BY Amy Stewart Fascinating view of the flower industry For example I had NO idea one shouldn't put freshly cut flowers near fruitthe apples off gassomething that aids in their deterioration Also don't put cut flowers on the TV or in direct sunlight Wonder

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    Free E–pub [Flower Confidential The Good the Bad and the Beautiful in the Business of Flowers] BY Amy Stewart Since I suffer from allergies to everything that grows I'm not the sort of person to keep vases of flowers around But this book is fascinating even if one isn't particularly flowery

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