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Part 13 – # Flowers_could_not_die

I remember the day I saw Lilia for the first time, I just told her the flowers should not die! Corona kills humans, it kills flowers, except that humans can protect themselves, but flowers can not!

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The Netherlands’ Huge Flower Sector Wilts As Corona-virus Hurts Business

Flowers are being destroyed at the flower auction in Aalsmeer, Netherlands, on March 16, 2020. The Dutch horticultural sector is sounding the alarm about the effects of the corona-virus crisis. Due to the loss of demand, the auctions are struggling with low prices and the need to destroy the flowers. Spring is usually the busiest […]

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1.2 million roses thrown away every day in Russia

Corona virus hit rose growers in Russia as well with the demand declining steeply which forces the growers to discard their products. Due to the quarantine instituted nationwide in the country, the growers are afraid that this situation will continue for a while. The florists are shut down as a part of the quarantine and […]

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Kenya’s flower industry dying due to COVID-19

Kenyan flower farms are sending home workers due to the economic effects of the novel corona-virus. The country’s horticulture industry — its third-largest foreign exchange earner, garnering around $1.15 billion annually — is suffering from lock downs caused by the corona-virus in its main markets in Europe. Clement Tulezi, chief executive of the Kenya Flower […]

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Part 14 – Tell Your Story!

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