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Franz Witte McCall

Franz Witte's McCall location has been serving the McCall community for over ten years.

Franz Witte - 48 Years In The Making

It all started with a summer job that Franz had in college. 48 years later, Franz Witte has two locations and 150 employees working all over the state to build cool things outside.

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Seneca Hull

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Vicki Witte

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Glade Burlingame

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Joe Gruber

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Managing Partner, Franz Witte -McCall

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VP Nursery

The story behind the flock of birds on Franz Witte's lawn.

Years ago, Franz wanted to do something to set us apart from other nurseries on State Street so he said to Vicki, his wife, “Hey lets get a hundred pink flamingos and stick them out in the lawn one day and really freak people out!” She found the suppliers of pink flamingos and ordered 100 of them. The minimum, however, was 120, but what she didn’t realize was that she was ordering pairs, so we actually got 240 of the darn things!

We got our flamingos, put them out on the lawn and got a great response from all of our customers; they really thought it was funny. What we didn’t expect, was that our customers would want to buy them! We had not even planned on selling them, let alone selling out—but we did. Since then we have sold thousands of the pink birds. People from all over the country stop to look and even take pictures with them!

We have heard many amusing stories about our flamingos, we may have to write a book someday! So, if you have a story to share, please let us know! Send us an email or contact us on Facebook, or just stop by and share! The flamingos have become somewhat of their own deal—we don't tell them what to do, they run the show. We do however send them out on "flockings" once in a while though!

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Upcoming Nursery Events

Follow the flock and join us at one of our nursery classes! Registration includes all materials, tools and instruction. More info available below.

Succulent Bowl

May 29, 2019
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5:30 PM to 7:00 PM
$30

Shallow rooted succulent are perfect for a living centerpiece for your table! Join us as we show you some simple and effective ways to design and make a long lasting living succulent bowl! We provide all the materials, you provide the creativity!

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Bonsai Class

June 12, 2019
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5:30 PM to 7:00 PM
$30

Bonsai is back! Join us for this popular class where we show you how to create your very own bonsai! We will provide you with all the materials you'll need to start your own bonsai and teach you how to care for it.

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