Hummert's Closed its doors

gldno1September 3, 2011

I had to call Schafittzel's to order a plant Thursday and in chatting with him about bedding plants, he mentioned that Hummert's closed its doors recently.

Thought I would give you local gardeners a heads up. I want to try Schafittzel's. Unfortunately they don't carry many supplies; just bedding plants and seeds. The are a very old family owned company, a real plus in my book.

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I found out the hard way. I drove out there and the doors were locked up. I had called the local number and got a price on grass seed and the person I talked to didn't mention that the store was closed. The number transfers to Earth City.
Maybe they've learned a lesson about how important location is. They've moved twice and both times have been in hard to find places. It's a shame they've gone out of business. I'd really like to see them open back up. I think if they were on a road that actually had traffic and had a sign on the front of the building that said "seed store" it might help.

    Bookmark   September 3, 2011 at 8:19AM
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If you need "supplies" try:

Race Brothers
2310 West Kearney Street
Springfield, MO 65803-2094
(417) 862-4378Open Sat 7:30am-5pm

SoMo Agri Supply Home
2850 West Kearney Street
Springfield, MO 65803-2041
(417) 865-0312

Garden Centers are actually pretty well stocked as well.

    Bookmark   September 28, 2011 at 10:27PM
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