Local plant nurseries closing
Two local nurseries, including the one where I usually buy tomato starts, have closed and the land on which they sit is for sale. One of them is right around the corner from my home garden, and has always done a thriving business in the past. I assume that the COVID economy hurt these businesses, despite all the gardening that took place last year.
It will be a significant drive to find a source of local plants this year, probably as much as an hour each way. I'll have to do research to find out where I can go.
Maybe a new owner will purchase one or both of these businesses and re-open them, but it's unlikely they would be ready to sell much in 2021. At best, that would help us next year.
Are you seeing local sources of plants closing in your own communities, especially in small towns and rural areas?
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