Observations all along the line - Kimball & the Southern Panhandle First

Local Greenhouse Ready For Business

Mike's Greenhouse on the corner of Burg and 2nd Street has just about any plant the weekend gardener might need or want. For the past five years, Mike Schepker along with helper Karen Munoz (his mom) has been open for locals to get their tomato, pepper, cucumbers and other bedding plants.

Starting out in a little shed, Mike sold plants out of that for two years but realized he needed and wanted something bigger. Mike checked out the internet, searched how to make a greenhouse and started building the 48 x 15 foot structure. The total cost of the greenhouse was about $1000. The greenhouse sits...