2015 Top 100 Growers: Post Gardens, Inc. (No. 44)

2015 Top 100 Growers: Post Gardens, Inc. (No. 44)

Operation Name: Post Gardens, Inc.

Owners: The Tuinier Family

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City/State: Rockwood, Mich.

Environmentally controlled square footage: 1,527,000

Shade acreage: 0 acres

Field acreage: 0 acres

Crops:
Ornamental bedding plants: 60 percent
Flowering potted plants: 11 percent
Potted foliage: 10 percent
Vegetables: 10 percent
Plugs and propagation material: 2 percent

Customers:
Mass merchandiesr: 35 percent
Home improvement chains: 26 percent
Warehouse clubs: 26 percent
Other growers: 4 percent
Independent garden centers: 3 percent
Wholesale florists/brokers: 3 percent
Supermarket chains: 2 percent
Retail florists: 1 percent