Garden supply prices up about 15%, cost of fertilizer triples

If you’re thinking about warm weather and planning your landscaping, experts say your garden might cost more this spring.

Lawn care experts say the good news is that a lot of people have picked up home gardening as a hobby, especially during and after the COVID pandemic, but the costs of things like flowers and seeds are high. 

“Flowers have increased from the prices of the nursery,” said Justin Kolvenbach, Villani Landshapers in Menomonee Falls.

Spring is looking expensive. 

“I mean, look at the grocery prices,” said Kolvenbach.

Prices are up for landscaping supplies.

“Whether it’s the fertilizer that we use, it could be the shrub that we get from a nursery, prices have gone up, just like everywhere,”

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