Flower Confidential

Flower Confidential

Large Print - 2007
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New York Times Bestseller.

For over a century hybridizers, geneticists, farmers, and florists have worked to invent, manufacture and sell flowers that are bigger, brighter, and sturdier than anything nature provides. What has been gained - and what has been lost - in tinkering with Mother Nature? Amy Stewart travels the globe to take us inside this dazzling world, and discovers the startling intersection of nature and technology, sentiment and commerce.

"As candid as she is circumspect, Stewart combines a romantic's idealism with a journalist's objectivity in this tantalizing exposé." - Booklist

Publisher: Waterville, Me. : Thorndike Press, 2007.
Edition: Large print edition
ISBN: 9780786295234
0786295236
Branch Call Number: LARGE PRINT 338.1759 STEWART
Characteristics: 489 pages (large print) : illustrations ; 23 cm.
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lordkathy
Nov 26, 2007

this book was so interesting!! i learned alot about flowers, how they are grown for the market & how they get to the market with what goes on in between. the author did alot of research & info is collected from world wide which was interesting.

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