Howard Blomgren and Jacqueline Fern, of Landover Nursery, prepare their tented succulent booth at Red Deer’s downtown market on Wednesday.

Howard Blomgren and Jacqueline Fern, of Landover Nursery, prepare their tented succulent booth at Red Deer’s downtown market on Wednesday.

Photo: Greenery of all sorts attracts customers at Red Deer’s downtown market

A beautiful, sunny afternoon brought early shoppers out to Red Deer’s downtown farmers’ market on Wednesday.

Among the fruit and vegetable merchants were the aptly named Howard Blomgren and Jacqueline Fern, who spoke to customers about the proper care and watering of the succulent plants they were selling that came in all sorts of exotic forms.

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Workers from Innisfail growers help customers at Red Deer’s downtown market. (Photo by LANA MICHELIN/Adovcate staff).

Workers from Innisfail growers help customers at Red Deer’s downtown market. (Photo by LANA MICHELIN/Adovcate staff).