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Here’s how Mulhall’s Garden + Home and Gullo’s Garden Center are preparing for growth into 2021 and beyond.

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As garden centers experienced record sales volumes in 2020, many decided to invest in their successes and expand amid the ongoing gardening boom. Whether adding more retail space or expanding their growing facilities, here’s how Mulhall’s Garden + Home and Gullo’s Garden Center are preparing for growth into 2021 and beyond.

Mulhall’s Garden + Home: Omaha, Nebraska

The Maple Campus office, which is located in the Mulhall’s Garden + Home store in Omaha, Nebraska, was designed using an open layout to foster collaborative discussion.
The Maple Campus breakroom, located in the Garden + Home store, is modern and bright, and offers team members an open space to catch up with coworkers or recharge throughout the day.
The plaza outside the pavilion of the Garden + Home store, which is still in progress, will be an open space for people to gather and hang out amongst native plants, says Jocelyn Houston, marketing and brand manager.

Gullo’s Garden Center: Hamburg, New York

Renovations at Gullo’s Garden Center in Hamburg, New York, cost roughly $300,000, says Gullo-Larson.
GULLO’S GARDEN CENTER: PHOTOS COURTESY OF ELIZABETH GULLO-LARSON
Gullo’s Garden Center added 9,000 square feet of greenhouse space and 2,500 square feet of storage/warehouse space. The expansion took roughly three to four months from start to finish, says Elizabeth Gullo-Larson, manager.