City: Detroit Lakes, Minn.
Environmentally controlled square footage: 1,611,720
Percentage of production space under permanent environmentally controlled structure devoted to each crop:
Ornamental bedding plants–75%
Plugs and propagation material–12%
Flowering potted plants–5%
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.
Percentage of sales by customer:
Home improvement chains–9%
Independent garden centers–5%
Your own retail shop–5%
Supermarket chains - 1%