January 15, 2021

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Neighboring countries are closed and that’s bad news for Steffi: …

Neighboring countries are closed and that's bad news for Steffi: ...

The colorful amaryllis from flower growers Johan Verbeeck (34) and Steffi De Kerpel (34) from Laarne will soon turn brown in the greenhouse. Because Germany and the Netherlands are closing, they are largely losing their main markets for this traditional Christmas flower. She didn’t spare the first corona wave either. “We work day and night to save the company at the children’s expense.”

The row of amaryllis extends over eighty meters. Fourteen varieties, good for two hectares of greenhouse. The series is colorful: white, pink, red and various colors combined. “Usually we cut into this …