Olson’s Greenhouse

City: Salem, Utah

Website: ogg.com

Environmentally controlled square footage:
1,300,000

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

Ornamental bedding plants55%
Flowering potted plants5%
Container perennials30%
Herbs1%
Plugs and propagation material7%
Vegetables2%

Percentage of sales by customer.

Home improvement chains98

Independent garden centers2

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.

Can you describe how involved your operation is in the production of crops other growers are contracted to produce?

100%. We tell them exactly what and when we want stuff for us.

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