You're at a hospital to visit your sick nan or meet your friend's newborn for the first time and you want to buy them a special something.
"Everyone loves flowers..." you think.
So you stop in at the hospital florist and there's an array of pre-made flower arrangements to choose from. Most of them are flowing out of boxes.
You wonder how the flowers survive and stay upright in those boxes.
They're in that moist green foamy stuff... or "floral foam" - invented and made popular in the fifties by a company called Smithers-Oasis. You buy one for...