Connecticut Garden Center Sold to Former Owners
Former garden center owners seek to reclaim and resurrect Salem Country Gardens after a tax foreclosure auction, which revealed the business owed more than $182,000 in real estate taxes under the ownership of corporate entities.
Salem Country Gardens is ready for a second chance with the family that founded the business back in 1983. In a recent tax foreclosure auction, Todd Burnett put up a bid for $591,000 with hopes to reacquire the family business, reports Jeffrey Johnson, which recently fell out of favor with $182,000 owed in real estate taxes under the ownership fo Salem Country Realty LLC and Robert Matthew Industries.
Sold to these corporate entities more than a decade ago, Salem Country Gardens began in the landscaping business. Burnett says the business will continue to operate and that it will partner well with his wholesale nursery, notes Johnson.
"We want to try our best to restore it to its former state of business," said Burnett. "A lot of maintenance needs to be done, but we built it the first time." To read more about this garden center's second chance, click here.