Micandy Gardens Greenhouses Named Operation of the Year at Cultivate’17

EOE Micandy GardensMicandy Gardens Greenhouses in Hudsonville, MI, was named Operation of the Year at Greenhouse Grower’s Evening of Excellence, held July 17 at Cultivate’17 in Columbus, OH. The company was also recognized for Excellence in Team Empowerment, based on its focus on enriching the lives of its employees both personally and professionally.

“Our team works with passion and has a common goal and purpose: to share the beauty of plants and nature with the world,” said Micandy Gardens President Marcelyn Buist-Byl in accepting the award.


The ownership team at Micandy Gardens encourages its employees to make decisions for the betterment of the company and area they are responsible for. Because of this approach, each team member strives to be better not only in the job they’re doing, but in how they treat each other.

Learn more about why Micandy was a finalist, and eventual winner, of the Operation of the Year award.

The Operation of the Year award is sponsored by BASF.

“This award recognizes the history of great growing families in this industry, and the legacy they continue to build,” said Joe Lara, Senior Product Manager – Turf & Ornamentals with BASF’s Professional & Specialty Solutions division.