Farmers in the Mekong Delta are now focusing on flower and ornamental plant care for the Tet holiday which will fall in early February this year, and they're expecting good crop because of ongoing advantageous weather.
Mr. Nguyen Van Be Ba, chairman of Tan Khan Dong commune People’s Committee, said that flowers are produced around the year in the commune but Tet is still the major season.
The commune has over 175 hectares of flowers and ornamental plants, the area has increased by tens of hectares this year.
Ms. Huynh Ngoc Tuyen, local flower farmer, said that the weather has been good and advantageous for flower production. Traders have started buying ornamental plants for sale.
Households in Cho Lach ornamental flower village, Cho Lach district, Ben Tre province are entering the peak time of flower production.
Mr. Bui Thanh Liem, head of the Agriculture and Rural Development Department in the district, said that the village is expected to supply about 12 million pots of flowers and ornamental plants for Tet.