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justagirlart

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I met Glen a few weeks ago. He was planning on retiring years ago. He sold all of his breeding Phragmipedium to Kyle at Quintal Farm before he sold the rest of his plants to George Crosier including the greenhouse. He keeps 500 plants as his personal collection and become a hobby grower again with his new 12x24 greenhouse. It seems like he has planned his retirement well and he is happy with it so far.
That is so good to hear. He is a good man
 

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Wish I could get my kids interested. It seems like I buy a lot of collections these days (two big collections this year, one commercial grower and one former commercial grower). I'm well past my limit for a one man operation. :)
Where are you located?
 

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Hey LilFrog, I can sell you 100 acres of land with a few thousand
trees and plenty of space for your collection...greenhouse, shop,
two barns and a house. ;>)
 

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If you mean Glen Decker, yes.
 

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George who bought piping rock has been a member here for awhile, though not as active in recent times
 

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Operating an orchid plant business is a LOT of work, and has led to several failures by the new operators.

Parkside?, Orchid Zone? Will this be another?
 

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Makes me feel like I should've bought Parkside Orchids 15 years ago
 

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would have been great to still have a source like that still local...

although it would have been expensive

(for me ;-) )
 

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