Bob McConnell drives through 15,000 square foot nursery

July 19, 2011 | 6:53 p.m. CDT
Bob McConnell, 63, drives through rows of day lilies on his 15,000 square foot nursery that can be seen from Route 70. "I'm a Hemoholic, and I have been to the meetings," jokes Bob McConnell referring to his love of the day lily, scientific name Hemerocallis. He and his wife, Sue, have been operating McConnell's Plantland for 27 years.

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