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TAG: plant shortages

Why this year’s plant shortage is a perfect storm

July 16, 2021By
Reduced production before 2020, winter storms and increased demand has caused a plant shortage. (Photo: Cherrylake)

Reduced production, 2020’s increased demand and the February Polar Vortex in Texas has left contractors scrambling to source plant material. read more

Growing concern

September 16, 2015By
Photos: Ruppert Landscape, Spring Meadow Nursery

How landscape contractors can combat plant shortages. 
 After years of struggling during the economic downturn, the landscape industry has gradually made a comeback. But, not every aspect has returned to its prerecession level. Plant shortages in the past few years have affected companies across the country. They’ve caused landscapers to spend more time finding, planning and purchasing plants. Supply... read more