Archive for April 25th, 2014

truck vs. low bridgeI have a little bit more time today to work on the blog. A big THANK YOU to all our customers for you allowing us to provider your stores with our color. We really appreciate you and want to do the best we can to fulfill all you spring needs.

Once again this week, being able to get trucks and drivers has contributed to some problems but we have managed to work through all that. Although the last week or so has not been with out it’s challenges and one big trucking hiccup.

This spring our availability have been all over the place. Crops have not been very cooperative in getting ready when they were supposed to. We have been about 50-50 on that. Half of them got ready on schedule and the other half were early or late or in once case both.

As usual, hanging baskets have been THE items this spring. We have not been able to keep enough Calliope Dark Red Geraniums, Calibrachoas, Wave Petunias or Santa Cruz Begonias in stock. We are looking into ways to be able to increase production on those items for next spring.

Other hot items have been the #4.5 Bliss Begonias, #4 Herbs, Succulent Bowls, Quart perennials, #12 Confetti Garden baskets and #6 Confetti Gardens. Fortunately, we will still have some of these available for the next couple of weeks plus a lot more great looking items. We have had to skip over partial crops and go on to the next one. We are cutting back and trimming what we can and hope that sales keep going for at least a week or two after Mother’s Day so that we can sell what we are cutting back.

Here’s some of what we will have ready next week. NOTE: We will have another planting of 1204 vegetables that will be ready around the middle to end of next week. 

1204 disco mix marigolds 4-25-141204 floral lace picotee dianthus 4-25-141204 happy hour banana portulaca 4-25-141204 happy hour peppermint portulaca 4-25-141204 impatiens 1 4-25-141204 impatiens 2 4-25-141204 impatiens 4-25-141204 pacifica cherry halo  vinca 4-25-141204 pacifica polka dot vinca 4-25-141801 dreamland mix zinnia 4-25-141801 hypoestes 4-25-141801 impatiens 4-25-141801 vinca 4-25-141801 zahara double fire zinnia 4-25-14greenhouse impatiens 4-25-14J6 celosia 4-25-14J6 coleus 4-25-14J6 kauai blue torenia 4-25-14J6 pacifica vinca 4-25-14J6 quartz white verbena 4-25-14J6 red salvia 4-25-14

12in confetti garden 3 4-25-1412in confetti garden 5 4-25-1412in confetti garden 7 4-25-1412in confetti garden bskt 1 4-25-1412in confetti garden bskt 2 4-25-1412in confetti garden greenhouse 4-25-1412in impatiens combo deco 4-25-1412in new guinea impatiens deco pots 4-25-148in sq purslane 4-25-1412in oval succulent bowl 4-23-1412in potunia bskt 4-25-1412in potunia deco pots 4-25-1412in round succulent bowl 4-23-1412in trailing petunia combo 3 4-25-1412in trailing petunia combo 5 4-25-1412in trailing petunia combo bskt 1 4-25-1412in trailing petunia combo bskt 2 4-25-14

10in begonia bskt 4-25-1410in bolivian jew bskt 4-25-1410in calibrachoa bskt 4-23-1410in cora cascade vinca bskt 4-25-1410in foliage combo bskt 4-23-1410in fuchsia bskt 1 4-25-1410in hot rod red potunia 4-25-1410in impatiens bskt 3 4-25-1410in new guinea bskt 3 4-25-1410in purslane bskt 4-23-1410in torenia bskt 4-25-1410in wave petunia 2 4-25-14

1gal mandevilla 4-25-141gal pacifica red vinca 4-25-141gal sunpatiens 4-25-141gal tropical hibiscus 2 4-25-141gal tropical hibiscus 4-25-141qt proven winner callibrachoa 1 4-25-141qt proven winner callibrachoa 2 4-25-144.5in butterfly white penta4.5in dahlinova dahlias 4-25-144.5in fiesta peppermint double impatiens 4-25-144.5in landmark rose glow lantana 4-25-144.5in lantana 4-25-144.5in serenita white angleonia 4-25-144.5in succuletns 4-25-144.5in sweet potato vine 4-25-144.5in sweetie new guinea impatiens 4-25-144.5in yellow purslane 4-25-146in cora cascade vinca 4-25-146in kong colesu 4-25-146in purple flash ornamental pepper 4-25-146in red geranium 4-25-14

1qt perennials 1 4-25-141qt perennials coreopsis 4-25-141qt perennials echinaceas 4-25-141qt perennials rudbeckia 4-25-141qt perennials sedum 4-25-14

1gal bumper crop tomatoes 4-23-141gal tomatoes 4-23-144in herbs 4-25-144in watermelon 4-25-144in cucumber 4-25-144in eggplant 1 4-25-144in eggplant 3 4-25-144in peppers 1 4-25-144in peppers 2 4-25-144in peppers 3 4-25-144in red okra 4-25-144in squash 4-25-144in tomatoes 1 4-25-144in tomatoes 2 4-25-144in tomatoes 3 4-25-141204 cucumbers 4-25-141204 eggplant 4-25-141204 peppers 1 4-25-141204 peppers 2 4-25-141204 tomatoes 1 4-25-141204 tomatoes 2 4-25-141204 vegetables 4-25-14

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