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Hispanic immigrants who work in construction, hotels and other
blue-collar jobs have suffered from the brutal economic climate. But
immigrant gardeners appear to be weathering the harsh conditions well.

"Gardening isn't like working at a factory, where you depend on one
employer," says Manuel Quezada, a 54-year-old veteran gardener, as he
and his team put down sod in the front yard of a house here. "If I lose
one house, it doesn't hurt that much."

The full article is in the Wall Street Journal.

Posted 09 Mar 2009 in Blog

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