For stay-at-home stress relief, San Antonians turn to gardening

Stir crazy from the coronavirus stay-at-home quarantine, San Antonians are moving outside to relieve stress, gain a sense of control, and enjoy the wonders of spring.

City officials have permitted local nurseries to remain open while San Antonio and Bexar County are under the “Stay Home, Work Safe” order through April 9 and are adjusting hours and offerings as needed, including for curbside pickup. With the first day of spring just behind us, the usual peppers, tomatoes, and cucumbers are selling fast, nurseries report.

“We are crazy busy,” said Junetta Schiaretti, grass manager at Milberger’s Nursery on the city’s North Side.

Read more from Monika Maeckle with The Rivard Report here.