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Evergreen Home & Garden - Kingsport, TN
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member vhasler
N 36° 32.782 W 082° 34.973
17S E 358323 N 4045716
Quick Description: Main working greenhouse location and retail store. Coordinates are right in front of the retail store. The greenhouses are down the street to the east.
Location: Tennessee, United States
Date Posted: 10/1/2008 12:51:12 PM
Waymark Code: WM4VFF
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member wildwoodke
Views: 17

Long Description:
Street address: 1413 Riverport Road which can be tough to find. Follow information signs from either Wilcox Drive or Riverport/Ridgefields Roads for Domtar Park which is across the street. Direct access NOT available from I-26.

History from the store website (www.evergreenofjohnsoncity.com):
Auke & Sarah Valk came to the United States in 1950 after their motherland, Holland, had been ravished by the German armies during World War II. C. P. Edwards selected Auke and Sarah, along with two other Dutch families, to share in his dream for success.

The first four years were very trying; but, after hard work and dedication to family, honesty, and church, the Valk's constructed a small retail garden center called Ridgefields Garden Center in downtown Kingsport, as well as greenhouses in Ridgefields.

The downtown location is gone, but this waymark is for the Ridgefields greenhouse and store location. This location and Colonial Heights (Waymark WM4RP3) supplies the plants and landscaping for a significant portion of the Kingsport area.
Type of Greenhouse: Retailer of plants for home use - flowers, tropicals, etc

Type of Cover: Plastic panel

What is the shape of this greenhouse: Traditional - vertical walls and a gable roof

If you selected Other - describe it.: Not listed

If you selected Other shape please describe it: Not listed

Unique features: Not listed

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