Louisiana IGCs report higher sales due to stay-at-home order
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Louisiana IGCs report higher sales due to stay-at-home order

The two garden centers each offer curbside pickup, and both report a high demand for items like fruit trees and vegetables.

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LAKE CHARLES, La. (KPLC) - Spring has sprung in Southwest Louisiana, and it couldn’t have come at a better time for those looking to do a little social distancing in their front yards.

For Dever Nursery in Sulphur (750 Houston River Rd), the biggest sales of the year are from March through May. So, when the stay-at-home order was announced, co-owner Cathy Dever wasn’t even sure they’d be open.

“We consulted with everyone and they said because we sell vegetable plants and fruit trees, we’re considered essential,” Dever said.

Sales haven’t been a problem for the locally owned and operated nursery.

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