MASON CITY – Krieger’s Greenhouse and Garden Center Auction is going on today and everything is up for sale. Fox Auction Company started early this morning selling off small garden displays, odds and ends and grouped together supplies.
This afternoon, starting approximately at 1:00 pm, the bigger vehicles, backhoe, fork lifts and trailers will be up for sale. There will be vans, pick-ups and a ’88 International S1900 dump truck.
At the auction, a customer said, “They did start late and are running behind, so this will probably go all afternoon.”
For the Greenhouse equipment there 32 portable greenhouses, 10’x12′ walk-in cooler w/newer cooling unit, 35 green houses to be moved, 50 portable greenhouse tables, 35 greenhouse carts, 250 greenhouse flower carts, 50 Modine LP & natural heaters, Christmas tree flocking machine, just to name a few of the bigger items. There is much more at the sale.
The iconic 10′ tall iron lighted pumpkin that stood proudly for so many years during harvest at Krieger’s also has to go. The people in the crowd were talking about it being the last thing that is going to be sold. This was not confirmed. The 10′ tall watering can, greenhouse sign will also go. Cut out photo boards; metal wrought iron tables, chairs, and end tables, wicker displays, Maytag 18 cu. ft. refrigerator, computers and printers and many more office machines and even the Thrifty popcorn machine will go.
The parking is in back. They have a service out there with people giving rides from your vehicle to the auction and back. All you have to do is ask the friendly drivers in an orange vest and they are happy to do it.
Auctioneers Note: “Krieger’s Greenhouse has closed their doors after being a family owned business for 120 years. Whether you are a commercial greenhouse owner or a backyard gardener there is something here for you.”
The terms of payment are cash or check only. All items sold “as is where is” Nothing removed until paid for. Announcements sale day take precedence over printed material.