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By Katy Stech

Zelenka Farms, a plant grower for big-box retailers including Lowes Cos. ( LOW ), Kmart, Shopko and Home Depot Inc. ( HD ), has filed for bankruptcy protection, blaming an unusually wet spring.

Lawyers who put Zelenka Farms into chapter 11 protection on Friday told a judge they are looking for buyers to take over the Irving, Texas-based companys six farms, which employ 1,519 people located in Tennessee, Oregon and other states.