Friday, August 29, 2014

Home News Another Sacramento-area nursery closes

Another Sacramento-area nursery closes

Industry News

Flora Tropicana is the latest in a string of shutdowns

| February 28, 2012




Another Sacramento, Calif. nursery is closing, according to a report in The Sacramento Bee. Flora Tropicana, the state's largest water-garden nursery, is leaving Elk Grove after losing its lease on Grant Line Road.

"We're heart-broken," said co-owner Wendy Tjaden. "It's been so difficult. People assume that it's the economy, but we survived the economy. This place has been our pride and joy. We hung on - barely - but we did. Then, this happened."

The 100-acre parcel that includes the nursery was foreclosed Dec. 19. In the fallout, Flora Tropicana was forced to find a new home.

Read more here.

Top news

Giant cactus smashes greenhouse roof

A 60-year old cactus plant exploded to a height of 25 feet, destroying a greenhouse roof during the growth spurt.

IGC Show Chicago features Martha Stewart keynote

The presentations in Navy Pier’s Grand Ballroom included a conversation with lifestyle expert Martha Stewart and business advice from Corey Bordine.

Garden Centers of America announces 2014 best bathroom award winners

Eight winners honored in GCA'S fourth annual Best Garden Center Bathroom Awards.

x