City: Columbia Station, Ohio
Environmentally controlled square footage: 895,000
Percentage of production space under permanent environmentally controlled structure devoted to each crop:
|Ornamental bedding plants–54%|
|Flowering potted plants–2%|
|Plugs and propagation material–2%|
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.
Have you ever been involved in a contract growing relationship?
Why are you no longer involved in a contract-growing relationship?
Contract added more space so didn’t need more product
Percentage of sales by customer:
|Independent garden centers–6%|
|Your own retail shop–88%|