Friday, June 10, 2016
Lowe’s Grocery part 2 / Lowe’s Floral & Garden
Lowes Grocery was located in what is now the Ice Box on the corner of
3rd St NW and 1st Ave in Minot.
Jim Lowe, one of the Lowe children, along with his wife Clarice began growing
fresh produce to provide for the store. Later a "pick your own"
vegetable stand was added. From fresh vegetables to bedding plants was an easy
transition for Clarice and Jim, who ran Lowe's Gardens as a seasonal business.
Lowe's Inc. DBA Lowe's Floral and Garden Center has been serving the Minot, ND
community with fresh flowers, green and blooming plants, trees, shrubs, and
locally grown vegetable and bedding plants for over 80 years. Their son Philip
Lowe and his wife Jennifer purchased the business in 1975 and turned it into
its current business form by adding the Floral Division, the Nursery and
Landscape Department and the . Two years
later the couple moved to the caretakers cottage on the property and Jim and
Clarice moved to Clarice's ancestral home in Garden
Center near Glenburn. Jim and Clarice worked
daily at the business well into the 1980's. Tattman Township, North