Have you ever wondered where those beautiful red roses on your table come from? Chances are they were grown in a greenhouse in Ecuador, where the steady equatorial sun makes for the straightest stems and hardiest flowers. But these large-scale operations usually rely heavily on pesticides and fungicides that negatively impact the workers and the environments before being shipped miles away. Instead, why not try harvesting a bouquet from your own back yard? Your local pollinating insects will thank you, and you can use the open-pollinated seeds you save to share diverse cut flowers forever.