2015 Top 100 Growers: N G Heimos Greenhouses Inc. (No. 29)

2015 Top 100 Growers: N G Heimos Greenhouses Inc. (No. 29)

Operation Name: N G Heimos Greenhouses Inc.

Owner: Norwin G Heimos

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City/State: Millstadt, Ill.

Environmentally controlled square footage: 2,068,000

Shade acreage: 1 acre

Field acreage: 27 acres

Crops:
Ornamental bedding plants: 70 percent
Flowering potted plants: 15 percent
Plugs and propagation material: 6 percent
Container perennials: 4 percent
Vegetables: 2 percent
Potted foliage: 1 percent
Tropicals 1 percent
Herbs: 1 percent

Customers:
Mass merchandisers: 70 percent
Supermarket chains: 20 percent
Independent garden centers: 10 percent