kottke.org posts about flowers

Flowers don't smell as good as theySep 30 2005

Flowers don't smell as good as they used to and part of the reason is breeding...they're breeding flowers for looks and longevity, not for scent. I believe Michael Pollan discusses this in his excellent The Botany of Desire (tulip chapter).

I ran across this trashcan vase inJun 07 2005

I ran across this trashcan vase in the West Village last night.

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