If you are looking for the perfect gift for a birthday, Valentine’s Day, Mother’s Day or a special anniversary, you can never go wrong with sending flowers. It is also a great thing to do just to let someone you love know that you are thinking about them. Receiving a beautiful bouquet can brighten someone’s day and let them know you care. The type of flower you send says a lot about you, so consider buying organic flowers for your loved one.
What does organic mean?
You have probably heard the term “organic,” but do you know what it means and why it is becoming so popular? Products that are organic are pure and come from natural sources such as plants and minerals. These plants are grown without any chemicals or pesticides. When the plants are harvested, they do not contain any of these dangerous substances.
What are the advantages of choosing organic flowers?
More and more people are recognizing the value of organic, resulting in a boost to the organic flower delivery business. There are many reasons why you should select organic plants.
•Organic products are safer. Since organic plants are grown without the use of pesticides or other chemicals, you can be sure they will not be harmful to your health. Even though you are not ingesting the bouquet, you are still coming into contact with the blossoms by either touching them or smelling their fragrance. Since your skin contains tiny pores that absorb everything, you could be taking those harmful chemicals into your body without even realizing it.
These chemicals can cause big problems over time. In fact, the United State Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has said that many of the fungicides, herbicides and insecticides on the market today have been found to contribute to cancer forming in the body.
•Organic is better for the environment. When plants are grown organically, they do not require the use of synthetic chemicals and fertilizers that can harm the environment. These chemicals not only leach into the plants themselves, but also the soil and water where they are grown. Over time, they can build up and cause problems for other plants and animals that live in the area. This is especially true if a high amount of pesticides or other chemicals get into rivers and streams. It can interrupt the functioning of the fish and plants that live there. In addition, those who live downstream can end up ingesting this polluted water and getting sick as a result.
•Support local farmers. Organic flowers are often grown by local farmers whose main interest is providing their customers with the highest quality possible. Large growers have the ability to produce more blossoms because they take shortcuts when they use synthetic chemicals on their plants. Because they are able to harvest more, large growers can offer their plants for cheaper prices. This makes it tough for local farmers to compete. Buying organic helps to support these farmers.
The next time you are shopping for flowers for that special someone in your life, consider purchasing an organic flower bouquet. Your thoughtfulness will definitely not be overlooked.
***Disclosure: Article courtesy of Pro Flowers.***
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