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Re: Heronswood

I am sure you are right Gene... 

As with most of these types of corporate deals, he
probably thought they would continue forever, he could
do what he loved, and have money in his pocket without
the hassel of paying the bills. I am sure they made
him a great deal...or the nursery was already in deep

I personally don't feel sorry for him, but the little
people who made that garden what it was and who now
are without a job.... and the loss of another
speciality nursery for the world.


--- Gene Bush <genebush@otherside.com> wrote:

> I know this is going to be contrary to the popular
> run of feelings and 
> thoughts, but....
>     Dan *did* sell out to another company. He did
> not have to do that. A 
> personal choice was made. Same with the other small
> companies mentioned in 
> this thread. While it is popular to down "big
> business" everyone involved 
> made decisions to be where they are now.It isn't as
> if Mr. Hinkley came away 
> with nothing.
>     Change is a constant in all businesses..... It
> will be interesting to 
> see where the Herronswood aspect ends up..
> hopefully, we plans people will 
> benefit... if not then another nursery name went by
> the wayside (no pun 
> intended)
>     Gene E. Bush
> Munchkin Nursery & Gardens, llc
> www.munchkinnursery.com
> genebush@munchkinnursery.com
> Zone 6/5  Southern Indiana
> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: "Kitty" <kmrsy@comcast.net>
> > It happened too with Daffodil Mart.  WFF bought
> them out, ran it for 
> > awhile and dumped it.  But Brent and Becky came
> back strong after their 
> > noncompete time was up.  Hinckley hinted in one
> article that he might do 
> > the same but in the other write-up he said he had
> no intention to do so.
> >
> > Kitty
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