Retailers Merchandise Local Flowers

Retailers Merchandise Local Flowers

Consumers know they can find locally grown apples, peas and tomatoes at their neighborhood supermarket — but what about mums, roses and petunias?

Retailers have increased their selection of homegrown flowers in recent years, and they’re keen on letting customers know. At Highland Park Market in Farmington, Conn., store manager Brian Gibbons places Connecticut-grown plants and flowers outside his store during the spring and summertime. Depending on the month, shoppers can fin

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