Young’s Plant Farm

City: Auburn, Ala.


Environmentally controlled square footage: 1,525,000

Percentage of production space under permanent environmentally controlled structure devoted to each crop:
Ornamental bedding plants–60%
Flowering potted plants–30%
Plugs and propagation material–10%

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–50%
Mass merchandisers–40%
Independent garden centers–5%
Other growers–5%

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