Banish cynicism – it’s sincerity we want

Nicholas Marshall

Why do people think that running a garden centre is so jolly easy? The countryside is littered with examples of experienced entrepreneurs, many from the high street and DIY industry, having trodden the primrose path without realising they are heading to the compost heap rather than the Garden of Eden.

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