AFTER getting into the UK as refugees, a bunch of three Ukrainian ladies launched their very own gardening enterprise.
Yulia Pasyk and her sister Liudmila Kurinenko got here to the Titchfield in Fareham with their youngsters, Nazar Kurlnenko and Bohdan Pasyk.
Arriving in June, they had been additionally joined by long-time pal Natalia Parkhomenko.
Regardless of the ache of changing into refugees, they discovered solace in being amongst people who shared their ardour for nature.
Plant and atmosphere lovers, Yulia and Natalia are embarking on new adventures by beginning a gardening agency.
The duo has greater than 20 years of expertise in plant and agriculture care.
Talking to the Echo about their enterprise, Natalia, 46, stated: “We now have helped our neighbours enhance their gardens they usually have been very completely happy.
“This isn’t our passion, it is our life and we find it irresistible.
“We need to assist extra individuals save and develop their vegetation.”
The enterprise companions have been biking forwards and backwards to their consumer’s houses in Warsash, Titchfield, and Park Gate to assist with gravelled patios and tidy up overgrown gardens.
In the meantime, Liudmila, 40, who understands and speaks fluent English, has been serving to her sister and pal construct their consumer base.
She stated: “Each of them have years of expertise on this subject.
“They offers you recommendations on how one can deal with your vegetation or what you are able to do to save lots of them from dying.
“Each plant is differenT… it has totally different wants in an effort to thrive and develop.”
The trio hopes to be impartial and shortly ‘stand again on their very own toes’.
Liudmila added: “We need to lead an sincere life within the UK and pay taxes identical to everybody else.
“After the conflict began, it was troublesome to talk and specific our emotions.
“However we stay within the second as a result of we do not know what is going to occur tomorrow.
“We hope we will encourage different refugees who’re discovering it troublesome to adapt to life within the UK.”
Yulia and Natalia have studied on the Nationwide College of Bioresources and Nature Administration of Ukraine.
In the meantime 37-year-old Yulia labored as a florist and Natalia was an agriculture professional.
The household additionally thanked their neighborhood, hosts, and purchasers for making them really feel welcome and giving them a chance of a ‘lifetime’.
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