Nash Greenhouse

City: Kalamazoo, Mich.

Website: NashGreenhouse.com

Environmentally controlled square footage:
913,000

Percentage of production space under permanent environmentally controlled structure devoted to each crop:

Ornamental bedding plants86%
Container perennials2%
Herbs2%
Plugs and propagation material5%
Vegetables5%

What’s the best way to describe your greenhouse operation and its role in contract growing?

We produce plant material for other growers through contracts.

What percentage of all the crops you grow are produced for other growers as part of a contract growing relationship?

50 to 75 percent

Percentage of sales by customer:

Independent garden centers20%

Other growers50%

Wholesale florists/brokers30%

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