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`PETUNIA KING’ ORDERED TO NIP BUSINESS IN THE BUD

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"Hank the Petunia King" has run afoul of county zoning.

County officials said they have asked Henry Engh to cease his floral operation at his East Millcreek home at 3985 S. 2000 East by May 22.Engh has operated floral operations in Salt Lake County for more than 60 years. Recently, the Engh family changed its marketing methods and grows flowers at several locations and transports them to stands in parking lots.

Neighbors had complained about heavy traffic in the area.

Mike Reberg, of the County Public Works Department, said Engh's activities do not meet current county zoning.