(From the Nov-Dec '06 UGJ) — Beaver Landscaping, Clarence-based producers of the Shrub Coat, announce that they have contracted with Depew’s Southeast Works, a company employing and training handicapped individuals in the community with job skills. Southeast Works will assemble and package the locally-manufactured product, a “better than burlap,” reusable, alternative for protecting shrubs from the winter ravages of wind, snow, ice, salt and animals.
Shrub Coat, the invention of owner Steve Bakowski, is made of green, breathable fabric on a pyramidal frame, and comes in various sizes to conveniently protect shrubs and bushes up to nine feet tall. This design helps dormant plants emerge green and healthy in the spring. And, as Steve’s wife and business partner Joyce points out, it is easy to incorporate into your holiday decorating scheme—just add lights.
For more information on the Shrub Coat, call 716/583-7872 or visit shrubcoat.com.
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