More hands, these deft and ungloved, slide young buds still on the bush inside socks of protective red mesh to ensure uniform growth.
Exotic species of orchid, anthurium, and bird of paradise are all regularly shipped to the U.
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Women dominate the worker population, with more than 80,000 holding positions on farms, and sexual harassment by male bosses is often reported.
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Photo by Dylan Johnston This particular farm grows 32 different rose colors, with names like Hot Lady and Ocean Song.
PUENTE PIEDRA, Colombia—Dozens of pairs of hands wearing thick, clumsy rubber gloves bundle thousands of rose bouquets in clear plastic sheets.
I know we did some good tonight.