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Garden sales continue to increase amid COVID-19 pandemic

Posted at 5:35 PM, May 01, 2020

COLORADO SPRINGS — The COVID-19 pandemic isn't stopping people from getting out into the garden this spring.

According to Good Earth Garden Center, they have seen an increased interested in home gardening and sales have been higher than year's past.

They a notice a specific spikes in food gardening.

"Food gardening is up quiet a bit," said Robin Boutilier, the general manager of Good Earth Garden Center. "People want to, since they're not traveling, they're kind of going inward into their own homes and they're seeking to make it more beautiful. So garden art had been very big (as well)."

The Good Earth Garden Center says they will keep up with supply and demand and adjust to different delivery operations as demand becomes greater. Currently, they have seen a spike in curbside service and phone traffic has been up.