Casey Houweling Houwelings Tomatoe

June 18, 2015

Houweling’s Tomatoes Is A Finalist For 2015 Operation Of The Year

Houweling’s Tomatoes is an innovative greenhouse operation based in Delta, British Columbia that grows a full array of tomato and cucumber varieties. It is the winner of Greenhouse Grower’s Excellence in Vegetable Production for 2015.

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Tom Wheeler, Bell Nursery USA

June 16, 2015

Bell Nursery USA’s Tom Wheeler Is A Finalist For 2015 Head Grower Of The Year

Tom Wheeler’s individual-based and broad scale industry leadership and innovative ideas for high-quality production makes him a deserving finalist for the 2015 Head Grower of the Year and recipient of the 2015 Excellence In Leadership award.

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Ed van Hoven and family_American Color

June 9, 2015

American Color Is A Finalist For Greenhouse Grower’s Operation Of The Year Award

American Color, a grower located in Orange, Va. that started with one acre of land, is one of three finalists for Greenhouse Grower’s Operation Of The Year and the recipient of the Excellence In Annuals Production award for 2015. Since opening in 1998, the operation has grown to include 784,080 square feet of greenhouse space and 20 acres of field production. American Color grows annuals, perennials and holiday plants, and its main customers are Costco and Kmart, as well as Food City and various independent garden centers. The operation also does contract growing for Metrolina Greenhouses. “We’re extremely proud to receive this nomination at American Color, because it really validates our approach to this industry. Our mission at American Color is to provide superior plant quality, excellent customer service, and unmatched commitment to all of our customers,” Owner and President Ed Van Hoven says. “When you can (provide that) to […]

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Nick Gerace/Welby Gardens

June 3, 2015

Welby Gardens’ Nick Gerace Finalist For 2015 Head Grower Of The Year

Nick Gerace’s enthusiastic leadership and focus on smarter growing with less hours on the job makes him a deserving finalist for the 2015 Head Grower of the Year and recipient of the 2015 Excellence In Innovation award.

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November 11, 2014

2015 Grower Of The Year Awards Nominations Now Open

The Grower of the Year program encompasses two distinct awards: Operation Of The Year and Head Grower Of The Year. Tell us about an operation or head grower you believe we should consider today.

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September 30, 2014

Greenhouse Grower’s Grower Of The Year Awards Presented At Evening Of Excellence

Greenhouse Grower’s Evening of Excellence, held at Cultivate’14’, celebrated individuals and operations that strive for excellence in their daily work. This year’s Grower Of The Year winners were Henry Mast Greenhouses/Masterpiece Flower Company and Ivan Tchakarov of Metrolina Greenhouses. Thanks to program sponsor BASF.

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August 27, 2014

2014 Head Grower Of The Year Ivan Tchakarov: An Enthusiastic Leader

Greenhouse Grower’s 2014 Grower of the Year Ivan Tchakarov accepts challenges, embraces the latest technology and leads his team with a positive attitude.

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August 27, 2014

Henry Mast Greenhouses/Masterpiece Flower Company Builds Partnerships That Stand The Test Of Time

Greenhouse Grower’s 2014 Operation of the Year builds long-standing, mutually beneficial customer relationships that last.

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August 22, 2014

Highlights From Greenhouse Grower’s Evening Of Excellence At Cultivate’14 [Slideshow]

Greenhouse Grower’s Evening of Excellence, held at Cultivate’14’, celebrated outstanding efforts in breeding, growing and marketing, but more than that, it was a celebration of individuals and operations that strive for excellence in their daily work.  

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July 15, 2014

Ivan Tchakarov Of Metrolina Greenhouse Named Greenhouse Grower’s Grower Of The Year

Metrolina Greenhouse's Director of Growing Ivan Tchakarov was named Grower of the Year at Greenhouse Grower's Evening of Excellence, held July 14 at Cultivate'14 in Columbus, Ohio.

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July 15, 2014

Henry Mast Greenhouses Named Greenhouse Grower’s Operation Of The Year

Henry Mast Greenhouses is named as Operation of the Year at Greenhouse Grower's Evening of Excellence on Monday, July 14 at Cultivate'14 in Columbus, Ohio.

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