May 3, 2011
City: Salem, Utah
Environmentally controlled square footage: 1,300,000
Percentage of production space under permanent environmentally controlled structure devoted to each crop:
|Ornamental bedding plants - 55%|
|Flowering potted plants - 5%|
|Container perennials - 30%|
|Herbs - 1%|
|Plugs and propagation material - 7%|
|Vegetables - 2%|
Percentage of sales by customer.
Home improvement chains - 98
Independent garden centers - 2
What’s the best way to describe your greenhouse operation and its role in contract growing?
We contract other growers to produce material for us.
Can you describe how involved your operation is in the production of crops other growers are contracted to produce?
100%. We tell them exactly what and when we want stuff for us.