Corporate-giant Burpee has closed the beloved Northwest-Washington nursery after purchasing it six years ago. Burpee’s president George Ball says, “We tried for six years and it just wasn’t profitable.” I’m sorry, but how did Dan Hinkley manage for the first 14 years while sliding deeper and deeper into debt? I mean, it wasn’t profitable! This makes me so sad, and more than a little angry. What is profit? Making $100? $100,000? $100,000,000?