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Fast Facts

  • U.S. market for flowers and plants = $19.5 billion in 2004 (U.S. Department of Commerce, 2004)

  • U.S. sales of organic flowers grew to $16 million in 2005, an estimated 50 percent growth spurt from 2003. (Organic Trade Association)

  • In 2008, Organic Style anticipates sales of more than 25 million stems of roses and flowers, up from 6 million in 2007.

  • Seventy percent of all flowers sold in the United States are grown in Colombia and Ecuador (US Department of Agriculture)

  • World pesticide amount used exceeded 5 billion pounds in 2000 and 2001. United States pesticide amount accounted for more than 20 percent of total worldwide pesticide amount. (United States Environmental Protection Agency)

  • Worker exposure to pesticides is of particular concern in greenhouses, where up to 127 different chemicals are used in enclosed spaces -- increasing risk of exposure through the skin and by inhalation. (Environmental Health Perspectives 2002)

  • According to one study, some flower greenhouses in Mexico use 36 different pesticides. (Environmental Health Perspectives 2002)

  • In Ecuador, nearly 60 percent of floral workers surveyed showed poisoning symptoms, including headaches, dizziness, hand-trembling and blurred vision. (Environmental Health Perspectives 2002)

  • Each rose grower in Ecuador on average uses three poisons to kill worms, four to kill insects and six for fungi, including several that are tightly restricted in the United States because of their threat to human health. (National Wildlife Federation's National Wildlife Feb/March 2005)



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Sustainable Flowers Make The Perfect Gift For All Occasions

Organic Bouquet is the largest online provider of eco-friendly and organic floral gifts. All of our flowers are grown in a manner that is not only environmentally friendly but also provides outstanding resources for farm workers and artisans. Organic Bouquet partners with select flower farms in California, Ecuador and Colombia. All of our flower farms follow stringent growing practices which are monitored by multiple certification agencies and associations. When you purchase flowers from Organic Bouquet, you are helping to improve the life of a flower farm worker, their family and the local floral community.

Our eco-friendly flower arrangements include roses, calla lilies, tulips, gerbera daisies, hyacinths, sunflowers, alstromeria lilies and blue iris. In addition to a complete line of flower arrangements, we offer gift baskets, fruit baskets, nut baskets, gourmet chocolates, gourmet cookies, plants and  wreaths. All of these products are certified eco-friendly and/or provide for environmental benefits through our participation in Carbon Offset programs.

Whatever the occasion, our flowers make the perfect gift- birthday celebration flowers, anniversary flowers, holiday flowers, or floral arrangements simply to say thank you. Sending flowers from Organic Bouquet says that you care not only about the person receiving the flowers, but also about the environment. All of our gift items are shipped nationwide to all 50 states. So whether you need to send flowers to Florida, New York, California, or Colorado, we can guarantee overnight delivery to ensure they arrive fresh and ready to put a smile on someone’s face.

Whether you are purchasing online, or through one of our customer service specialists, you can be assured you are ordering the freshest quality of flowers and environmentally friendly gifts.