Hurricane Irma impacted many of the nurseries in Florida – some have major
damage, others very little.
was less than was expected because of the western path that Irma took as
it crossed into Florida. If the “eye” had veered more towards Miami and
then hugged the Eastern coast of Florida, the damage would have been
much more significant.
of the nurseries do not have power and are working
overtime to clean up fallen plants. They are also busy making repairs to
their shade cloth structures so that their plants that they did save
are not damaged by direct exposure to the sun. It is really a race
against time at this moment.
Going forward, we
anticipate that Florida supply will be under pressure the rest
of the year and into next year as some nurseries rebuild and start new stock. We may see shortages and/or price increases in some plant varieties. Meanwhile, We will do everything we can to assure the best plants available for our indoor plant customers.
Don’t let the hurricane damage stop you from putting lush beautiful plants in your office space! Contact Everything Grows today to have one of our
in-house designers visit your office for a complimentary consultation
and design proposal to help make your space come alive with plants. We still have plenty of wonderful grade A commercial plant specimens available!