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Linell Gaipa, owner of Garden Fusion in East Marion.
Owner: Linell Gaipa
Year established: 2007
Location: 540 Rocky Point Rd., East Marion
Number of employees: 1
Owner Linell Gaipa says Garden Fusion is a “grower direct, one-of-a-kind plant source.” It has a unique selection of over 225 varieties of herb plants and certified organic vegetables. In addition, they carry an array of annual and perennial plants, including some unique varieties, many patented and all grown on site.
According to the Garden Fusion catalog, “With the surge in popularity in edibles we have added several new choices for our customers,” including certified organic plants of garbanzo beans, gourmet European salad mix, the specialty green Ruby Streaks, and Drunken Woman Frizzy Headed lettuce. In addition, “We also will offer a limited quantity of certified organic strawberries in biodegradable pots,” along with blueberry, raspberry and blackberry plants.
A large selection of deer resistant plants, including lavender and other flowers, will also be available.
Garden Fusion is open daily from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. now through July 11. Visit the website at thegardenfusion.com for directions and to view or download the catalog.