Plant Inspector:

Why have your plants not met national standards in plant growth?

Daytime Plant Carer:

We can only work with what we are given. Most of our plants we inherit are so far behind, we often have to find pots for them. The plant shop down the road are lucky. They seem to inherit the best plants that arrive on day one in their own pots and are already doing very well. It’s easier for that plant shop.

 

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Plant Inspector:

Everyone says that to me!

It makes no difference what plant you are given in the first place. Your plants must meet national standards. I am afraid I am grading your shop ‘requires improvement’ based on your plant growth during the first few years growth in your shop.

Daytime Plant Carer:

But we

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