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Spring is right around the corner and I don’t know about you but at my house that means its spring cleaning time. Now before you start groaning about all the work that needs to be done, there’s something therapeutic about getting rid of all the junk & clutter that’s been accumulating and starting fresh. One area that tends to accumulate clutter is the side of my house and one of the things that can be found there are plastic plant containers.

It was fun while it lasted. When we took over the Green Thumb nursery site on Highland Valley Road back in 2002, we thought we would be there for many years.   We were wrong. It seems as though the rule “no good deed goes unpunished” applied to us.   We cleaned up the place and installed a state of the art water reclamation system to prevent years of runoff from going in to Lake Hodges. The City of San Diego wanted us to rebuild all of Green Thumb’s old buildings that had been there for thirty years which we felt was unfair and costly. After arguing with the city for many years, we had to g



So what is this about losing our lease in Rancho Bernardo? Well, I’ll tell you a little story.
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