Two more family-owned plant nurseries on the ocean-view ridges just east of I-5 are headed toward being developed: one in Encinitas and one in Solana Beach.

Tayama Greenhouses, on Requeza Street in Encinitas, will be closing once the sale goes through; and Feather Acres Nursery in Solana Beach is downsizing from four acres to a half acre — the rest going for custom houses.

The nurseries are similar in their wonderful locations — high enough to have ocean breezes and a view, but just a touch sunnier and warmer than the west side of the I-5.

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