Monroe County garden center gearing up for planting season

Depending on what you’re looking for, prices could be a couple of bucks more than what you paid last year because of supply issues.

BRODHEADSVILLE, Pa. — Fruit trees and shrubs are scattered across the property at Chestnut Hill Nursery in Chestnuthill Township near Broheadsville, displaying some of the plants you can expect this year.

The garden center along Route 209 is getting ready for what the owners expect to be another busy season.

“We’re really starting to bring all the material in. We’ve already contracted with our growers for the material we think we need for the season, and the trucks are rolling in, basically, every day at this point,””said owner Jim Scocozza.

Scocozza says the garden industry boomed during the coronavirus pandemic, and now with high food prices, he believes more people will be interested in growing some of their own.

“Gardens are going to be really

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