5 Things the PMC is thankful for this year
1 – COVID Protocols
There probably is not anyone who is truly thankful for having to implement COVID protocols, but they allowed the PMC to continue operations while protecting its employees and clients. It was not clear this time last year that this was going to be possible.
2 – Sales for Fiscal Year 2020-21
This time last year it was uncertain how sales were going to be affected by the pandemic. The PMC was taking orders for the 2020-21 harvest and shipping season but they were down from the previous year. There were not any indications if customers were going to plant as usual or not. By end of the fiscal year, however, revenue would be record-setting. Not by much, but an all-time high nonetheless.
3 – No Flooding at the PMC
The atmospheric river that visited northwest Washington early last week created a lot of problems for a lot of people in the region. Fortunately, the floodwaters did not reach the PMC. The Samish River got to within a quarter-mile away before the rain stopped and the sun came out. A lot of people were not so lucky but hopefully, they can clean up and repair the damage before long.
4 – Increased Sales for This Year
As a wholesale nursery, the PMC wants to grow lots of plants, generate adequate revenue to support its mission, and know that its plants are finding good homes and helping improve our environment. Indications are that will happen as never before this year.
5 – The Support of So Many
The PMC has succeeded as well as it has due to the support of so many. There are too many to mention, particularly if one goes back over the past quarter of a century or so, but those efforts are known and appreciated.
I hope this helps. Please let me know if you have any questions.
Jim Brown, WACD PMC Nursery Manager