an international newsgroup, photo album and discussion of humankind’s relationship with the floral world. We report on art, medicine, society, history, politics, religion, and commerce....By studying flowers, we look into human emotion and value. Since the flower trade is global, and has been for centuries, by following the circuit of plants across the world, we track international relations and economics.I write essays about people-plant relationships and the impacts of land use policy on plants.
new! Trailed by Roses
What's an Urban Forester?
Mother's Remedies from Jamaica
Mercer Street, You Could Be Cooler
Matchmaking on the Wedding Day
A Legacy of Jamaican Fruits
Kings, Queens and Mangosteens
Listen Up: SF Garden Show 2009
Oops a Daisy ~ Plant Idioms
The Florists of Telegraph Avenue
Walking with 'Sharp-eyed' Margot
Bookends: Native and Ornamental
Gardening in Prison
Street Trees: Let’s Think Outside the Wires
Bringing City Trees to Fruition