‘Plantdemic’ hits Philippines as demand for greenery grows

11/09/2020

A gardening craze dubbed “plantdemic” has spread across the Philippines after coronavirus restrictions fuelled demand for greenery, sending plant prices soaring and sparking a rise in poaching from public parks and protected forests. Photos of delicate flowers…

Relearning the simple life

Hyacinth Tagupa - @inquirerdotnet 09/04/2020

  So much of our new normal is about rooting ourselves at home, adjusting to more domestic lifestyles and interests. The rise of plantitas and plantitos is just one ubiquitous proof. When outside trips are restricted, homey…

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