By CBS Baltimore Staff

BALTIMORE (WJZ) — It’s been a difficult year for businesses- but many owners have been excited for Valentine’s Day.

People can’t visit family or give the usual hug this year, but they can send flowers.

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“I’ve seen a trend for more flower and gift sending, maybe more, there’s peaks where it peaks out, there’s a lot more, you can’t see your loved one, so send them flowers, send them a box of chocolates, send them some balloons!” said Duke Psoras

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Psoras, the owner of Flowers By Chris in Baltimore, said his suppliers have been affected by the pandemic after they had to throw out a lot of flowers.

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Now, they’re starting to catch up from the loss, even though production is still down about 30%. And it’s not just flowers they offer.

CBS Baltimore Staff