Stacy’s Greenhouses

City: York, S.C.

Website: StacysGreenhouses.com

Environmentally controlled square footage:
1,150,000

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

Ornamental bedding plants5%
Flowering potted plants15%
Container perennials29%
Plugs and propagation material50%
Vegetables1%

Percentage of sales by customer.

Home improvement chains78
Independent garden centers1
Mass merchandisers4
Other growers17

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 AND contract other growers to produce material for us.

What are a few of the benefits your operation reaps from its contract-growing relationships?

Spread risk, additional business relationships, climate advantages, space advantages.

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