Janet Hurt, Garden Store Associate
What is the most challenging part of your job?
“Seasonal fluctuations in temperature are hard to adjust to. Keeping the plants healthy and alive during times of extreme weather.”
What do your customers like most about the Garden Store?
“The feedback we receive from our customers is that they like the layout, the good flow ,and attention to detail. We hear often that the store and courtyard have a personal and peaceful feeling. We also give more one-on-one, personal service that you don’t often find in larger stores.”
What changing trends do you see reflected in customers?
“People are more concerned about the choices they make regarding plant care products. For example, they are moving away from harsh chemicals and choosing methods that help support bee populations.”
What is the best part of your job?
“No fluorescent lights!”
What is your favorite style of landscape?
“Shady woodland with large trees and different tones of green with lots of layers and textures and little nooks for relaxation.”