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Area greenhouses ready for business

Area greenhouses ready for business

SPOKANE, Wash. - Spring is finally here, which means it's just about time to get out and start growing, and Green's Greenhouse is one of many 'growing' businesses in the area ready to put your green thumb to good use out in the yard.

In 2012 owners Dan Dunn and Brian Green took a big risk and built a small greenhouse on their property hoping their business idea would grow. Well, a little patience, some good soil and about three years later Green's Greenhouse has blossomed into something that even they didn't expect. Now, they are just working to keep up

"The more word that gets out there the more customers we get and it just keeps growing," Dunn said.

When you're in Dan's business 'growing' is the name of the game. He and his partner Brian invested everything they had into their property out in Paradise Prairie between Spokane and Cheney. Brian's the true expert; his love for plants was discovered as a kid helping in his grandmother's garden. He went on to work in nurseries and couldn't get enough

"I just loved it and my passion just developed from there, I put myself through college and ended up in this, and couldn't be happier. It's fantastic," Green said.

Green's got everything you need to get ready for spring like starter veggies, tomatoes, cauliflower and kale, but they love specializing in the flowers you might not find anywhere else.

"I like the unique, the unique and unusual, and I am always watching for the newest things that are coming out because I like to try new stuff," Green said.

Dan and Brian have created much more than just a nursery; visiting Green's Greenhouse is an experience filled with plenty of surprises.

"Yeah, yeah we have all the animals up here different varieties of birds and the goats with the babies," Dunn said.

Their busy time comes in a few weeks when it's warm enough to plant but Dan and Brian said their doors are open now.