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Re: Starting a nursery

So are you renting greenhouse space like David or do you have a space of
your own you can use for the endeavor?

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Christopher P. Lindsey" <lindsey@mallorn.com>
To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
Sent: Tuesday, August 16, 2005 2:14 PM
Subject: Re: [CHAT] Starting a nursery

> > Yes, the name is the hardest part to come up with. I have been through
> > twice now.
> > I have never incorporated. There is no particular reason why either.
> Mostly I'm thinking about the tax benefits, liability, and future
> expansion to include employees.
> I'd say liability is the biggest issue.  If the nursery is sued by
> my land would probably remain safe (over-generalization here, but
> still relatively true).  If everything's in my name I could be sued
> for everything that I own.
> Why would I get sued?  I have no clue.  But today's litigious society
> seems to foster lots of lawsuits that almost seem surreal.  Maybe some
> kid climbs through the fence and gnaws on an Aconitum root.  Maybe
> someone gets Legionnaire's Disease from the potting medium that was
> used.  Maybe someone buys something illegal in their state and tries
> passing the buck when they're caught.
> Liability scares the heck out of me.  :(
> Chris
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