Young's Nursery & Greenhouses
May 3, 2011
City: Gallatin, Tenn.
Environmentally controlled square footage: 1,200,000
Percentage of production space under permanent environmentally controlled structure devoted to each crop:
|Ornamental bedding plants - 70%|
|Flowering potted plants - 15%|
|Potted foliage - 5%|
|Container perennials - 5%|
|Plugs and propagation material - 5%|
Percentage of sales by customer.
|E-commerce sites - 10|
|Home improvement chains - 10|
|Independent garden centers - 15|
|Mass merchandisers - 58|
|Other growers - 2|
|Retail florists - 5|
What’s the best way to describe your greenhouse operation and its role in contract growing?
We sell 100 percent of our material direct so none of the above.