Patent Number: 6,305,147

Title: Method of containing a botanical item

Abstract: A plant packaging system and method comprising a combination of aprotective upper portion and a decorative lower portion having a baseportion and a skirt portion for packaging a potted plant or a botanicalitem and a growing medium without a pot. The protective upper portion canbe detached from the lower portion of the package system once theprotective function of the upper portion has been completed. The sleevemay be provided without a detachable upper portion. The lower portion mayhave a skirt portion which has a non-linear upper peripheral edge. Thelower portion may be tapered and may have a gusset in the lower end.

Inventors: Weder; Donald E. (Highland, IL)

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Expiration Date: 10/23/2013