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Doug Torn, President and Owner of Buds & Blooms Nursery
Doug Torn, owner of Buds & Blooms Nursery near Greensboro, told PlantFind that he had suffered high winds and rain but little damage.
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Doug Torn, Buds & Blooms Nursery
WASHINGTON - The emotional debate over ...
WASHINGTON - The emotional debate over immigration boils down a simple economic reality for Doug Torn, who raises mountain laurel and rhododendrons in North Carolina.
"Most people don't want to get their hands dirty and sweat on the job," he
said."We use the guest worker program because we don't have the domestic workers to fill the spots."Which is why Torn, the owner of Bud & Blooms Nursery in Brown Summit, N.C., near Greensboro, has been lobbying members of Congress to support the compromise legislation that is under consideration in the Senate.
"Unfortunately, the other side is much louder than we are," said Torn
, who has called his
state's senators to seek their support for the legislation."We've been down this road before.
Owner Doug Torn says Rosas ...
Owner Doug Torn says Rosas is the nursery's "rhody" expert.
...Doug Torn, owner of Buds & Blooms Nursery says that crucial business tool is excellent customer service.
"We insure (outstanding) customer service by doing (almost everything) ourselves," he
says.That means Torn and his
staff not only produce quality plants, they also handle sales, delivery and related tasks in-house.
nursery's potting machine that automates the process.
"Weather is always a challenge," says Torn
, who lost 97 greenhouses to a 2001 winter storm.He
adds that both winter and summer conditions can lead to power outages and related problems.