It is tempting to shop for the garden at places like Wal-Mart and Home Depot, as their prices are sometimes lower than those at small garden centers. However, a garden gnome once said that the information and greenery available at smaller “mom and pop” centers goes beyond the shackles –Read More →

Landscaping, nursery and garden center workers are considered non-essential workers and will not be exempt under the March 27 update to Governor Tim’s COVID-19 emergency order Walz. Yet the overall impact of the current closure of local garden centers, nurseries and landscapers is unclear. “It’s far too early to tell,”Read More →

Design-build landscaping has been our calling since the late 90s, but until three years ago we also had a commercial garden center and nursery. Owning an independent garden center is as cumbersome and risky as farming; just as subject to the vagaries of the weather. It is also very dependentRead More →

How did this business get started? For 64 years, Dunn’s Nursery and Garden Shop on Skibo Road has helped residents of Fayetteville and surrounding areas meet their landscaping and garden needs. The owner, John F. Dunn, Jr., said his father, J. Fairley Dunn, started the business in 1955. “It startedRead More →