May 9, 2011
City: Ruskin, Fla.
Environmentally controlled square footage: 3,807,688 (with 800,000 offshore)
Percentage of production space under permanent environmentally controlled structure devoted to each crop:
Ornamental bedding plants - 50%
Flowering potted plants - 30%
Container perennials - 5%
Herbs - 1%
Plugs and propagation material - 10%
Vegetables - 4%
What's the best way to describe your greenhouse operation and its role in contract growing?
We produce plant material for other growers through contracts.
Percentage of sales by customer:
Other growers - 85%
Warehouse clubs - 15%