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Stress

Scheduling crops to bloom on time is quite stressful for production managers. All those white lilies needed for Easter are useless the day after. Yeah, they can technically still be sold, but because they are perishable, they need to be sold quickly and at a significantly reduced price, which may not cover the expense of buying the bulbs in the first place. There are many holidays through the year that, like Easter, require particular flowers that need to be grown on tight schedules, which is why production managers can be unpleasant at times. (Their issues at home don’t help matters.) Otherwise, floricultural work is not very stressful for most of those involved. In fact, processing and harvesting flowers can actually get rather tedious. Yep, sorry to burst your bubble – harvesting flowers is not the titillating, electrifying daredevil adventure you thought it was.

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