Contract growing is where you know exactly what you need and when you need it in advance and we plan and provide those plants for you. Various crops can be custom grown from annual plants to custom hanging baskets to vegetable starts for field planting.
Think growing plants is easy? Think again. Growing good plants is a multi-discipled task that needs far more knowledge that you may expect.
When we hear the term sustainable, we automatically think environmental. But, I think, there's more to it than that.
In Fall of 2015, the Richmond Nursery constructed new greenhouses at 5740 Old Richmond Road, the corner of Richmond Road and Fallowfield Road. The Strawberry Farm and Greenhouse are now together at the same location.
Many people keep their poinsettias around all summer, but how do you get them to flower again?
We always hear talk on the news about the effects of global warming and what we can do about it. There are lots of comments on what industry should do to reduce greenhouse gasses, but what can we as individuals do?
I don't think any industry is at the mercy of Mother Nature more than agriculture, and we've suffered our share or blows.
As a grower of both greenhouse and outdoor crops, there are many challenges we face and decisions we make on how to best deal with pests. We have always tried to use as many biological controls in our greenhouse, though not always with a welcome reception.