As summer approaches and Maine’s stay at home order slowly lifts, now more than ever is the perfect time to support your local independent garden store! You can spruce up your gardens and support a local business all at the same time.
Here are just a few of the benefits of shopping locally:
Gives You Access To Local Experts:
- When you shop at a local nursery you’ll have your questions answered by passionate gardeners, who know Maine’s soil and climate, and which plants thrive here.
It Keeps Your Dollars Local:
- When you shop at a locally owned business more money stays in the local economy. Local stores use a greater portion of your money to make purchases from other local service providers and farms, which strengthens the entire community.
It Supports Local Jobs:
- Did you know that small businesses? employ over 56% of Maine’s workers! By shopping locally you contribute to Maine’s growing workforce.
Local Stores Keep Our Communities Unique:
- Instead of communities filled with chain stores, when you shop local you’re helping keep the unique characteristics that independent stores bring to our communities!
Use our nursery finder to shop a local independent garden center near you!