|Wet weather hurts nursery business||| Print ||
|Friday, March 30, 2012|
Near-record rainfall is affecting spring sales at local nurseries.
The weather isn't affecting the quality or availability of plants, according to Tony Vanhoutin of Farmington Gardens in Beaverton. It is affecting the number of customers, who are apparently staying home instead of braving the wind and rain to pick up plants.
"It definitely puts us behind in season. Hopefully we'll make up for it when the sun does come out," said Vanhoutin. "We have all the plants in place just in case we get a nice break in weather. We're prepared, we're ready, we have all the plants here. Just need to get the weather so people will come in."
Read more at KPTV.
|Powerball jackpot hits new record|
|5.1-magnitude quake hits eastern Canada|
|How a Seattle school launched Bill Gates career|
|Windows Phone surpasses Blackberry|
|Kim Dotcom doesn't want 3D gun plans on Mega's servers|
|David Beckham retires from soccer|
|ODB, Eazy-E holograms to perform|
|Will this startup succeed?|
|The STEM shortage|
|Combined Transport keeps on trucking|
|Farm futures: private equity goes organic|
|Food cart owner Nong balances life, work and play|
|Celly launches its DIY network|
|What is driving the cost of health care? |
Oregon Business magazine's 5th annual
100 Best Green Companies to Work For in Oregon
Wednesday, May 29, 2013
From Oregon Translational Research and Development Institute: OTRADI today announced its plans to open and operate a 13,000 square-foot multi-tenant bioscience complex in the Willamette Wharf building at 4640 SW Macadam Avenue. Slated to be complete in spring 2013, the OTRADI Bioscience Incubator (OBI) will house up to six companies.
MEDIAmerica, publisher of Oregon Business and Oregon Home magazines, announces a new retail website: HalfOffOregon.com. The website offers lodging, dining, recreation and many other items at half off their regular cost.
As you probably know by now, The Vernon Company is a national leader in the promotional products industry with annual sales of over $60 million. We are a family owned business, led by the fourth generation of the Vernon family.