Garden centers finding new ways to help customers

Posted at 5:12 PM, Mar 27, 2020

COLORADO SPRINGS — Local garden stores have found creative ways to keep business going.

This time of year people often look forward to spring, and this year it offers a chance to get outside in a safe space with a healthy alternative to big crowds.

But with Stay at Home Orders and a drop in customers, some stores are offering curbside service, masks, and other preventative measures.

For some it's a sign of hope.

"Everybody's eager to plant vegetables, get things growing, work in their yard, get their children excited and involved in it and be outside," said Linda Curtis, manager at Spencer's Lawn & Garden.

Curtis also said she thinks the shutdown has people thing more about home and self-reliance.

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