At 1-800-FLOWERS.COM®, we're committed to growing our flowers on domestic and international farms that follow socially and environmentally responsible practices.
Working side by side with skilled and trustworthy farmers, we grow flowers and deliver smiles under the very best conditions for our workers ...and our world.
Our farms have achieved one or more of the following certifications:
BASC - Business Alliance for Secure Commerce
Green Label Program
Grown Peace at Home
Rainforest Alliance certification
Everybody knows that the plants bring beauty of nature idoors with their lush greenery and vibrant blooms. But did you also know that plants possess the ability to improve your quality of life? According to research done by NASA and Dr. Bill Wolverton, many common houseplants and blooming potted plants:
Are extremely efficient at scrubbing harmful gases (VOCs - volatile organic compounds) such as trichloroethylene, benzene, formaldehyde and carbon monoxide from the air through the process of photosynthesis (1).
Are nature's "life support systems" because of their ability to remove toxic contaminants from their surrounding environments (2).
Help people recover from illness faster and play a psychological role in a person's sense of well-being (2).
1. Based on information from Interior Landscape Plants for Indoor Air Pollution Abatement, September 1989, Dr. B. C. Wolverton, Anne Johnson, and Keith Bounds, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, John C. Stennis Space Center, Stennis Space Center, MS 39529-6000.
2. Based on information from Plants Clean Ait and Water for Indoor Environments. Published by the Office of the Chief Technologist, NASA Spinoff. NASA official:Janelle Turner, Web Design, Publications &Graphics, NASA Center for AeroSpace Information (CASI).
The plant collection shown is just a small representation of our entire collection of certified products.