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Flowers for holiday

Issue Date: February 8, 2012

Unseasonably dry weather has actually been beneficial to California flower growers as they prepare for Valentine's Day. Southern California growers say the dry weather has improved flower growth, and kept away fungi and mold that can develop during rains. Heating costs during a cold December caused challenges, but growers say they're optimistic that consumers will see a high-quality supply of Valentine's Day flowers.

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