Hess’ Landscape Nursery opens in Louisville’s Shelby Park neighborhood

The ton on Logan Road employed to be lined in mounds of dirt and mulch, wood pallets and parked perform vans — not much to glance at.   

A several months and hundreds of thousands of pounds afterwards, the lot is in bloom, a multicolor sea of petunias, impatiens and hostas, to identify a number of.

It’s a considered that sprouted about 10 decades in the past for proprietor Tony Hess, who has owned and operated a landscaping style and design and tree company enterprise given that 1982.

The good deal where Hess made use of to keep products and devices for his landscaping enterprise is now dwelling to Hess’ Landscape Nursery

“A good deal of guys at my age, a ton of my mates, they are retiring,” explained Hess, 61. “But I have no target on retiring for a long time because I imagine it can be thrilling.”

Geraniums for sale at Hess' Landscaping & Nursery on 1136 Logan Street in Louisville's Shelby Park neighborhood.

He’s been in the exact house at 1136 Logan St. considering the fact that 1997 (he ran the enterprise in Jeffersontown prior to that), running Hess’s Landscaping and Garden Products and services out of the setting up and whole lot.

In the early years of his business, he also worked for Kroger at its distribution heart in Louisville, however the workplace job was not his fashion. He settled to depart when he could make more than enough to help his household as a result of the landscaping company, which he did in 1993.