Suit filed vs. local nursery

By TODD HELBERG City Editor Published:

A recent legal action filed by state officials asks that Garden Ridge Nursery north of Defiance cease certain methods in its composting operation and receive a hefty fine while the owner says the matter is primarily a dispute with Ohio EPA (OEPA) about handling wastewater. The lawsuit was filed in Defiance County Common Pleas Court by the Ohio attorney generals office against Enviro Artscaping, Inc., doing business as Garden Ridge Nursery, 05518 Ohio 66 north. The suit includes a complaint for a preliminary injunction and permanent injunctive relief, and a civil penalty. Specifically, Attorney General Jim Petros offi