Continued Investment in Culture.

Continued Investment in Culture.

To ensure the highest quality young plant products, at both locations, the addition and conversion of HPS lighting to LED occurs.  To ensure highest disease protocol, a new water treatment system, including high speed sand filtration and UV treatment is installed at the PPYP site. Also, a 16’ X 372’ south connector and dock are … [Read More]

More Robots at Work.

ISO robotic sticking comes to Plantpeddler with installation of three units. Dummen Orange Spring Annuals are added to the young plant program.

Phase II Step II.

Major expansion includes addition of Zones 7-9 with DeCloet greenhouses, near doubling of the headhouse support facility, upgrade of bench crane, addition of Zone 3 container system and further automation. Mike is elected to the AmericanHort Board of Directors.

Phase II Step I.

Master plan for this investment begins with site develop including a major expansion and upgrade of the trial area including custom structures and expanded boulder display beds. Addition of Zone 4 container system and mechanization of all A-Track bench transport, lighting and additional booms.

Complete SF Line.

Syngenta Flowers Annuals join the Young Plant program. This represents another premium breeding line within the Plantpeddler program. Site development starts for the next phase of growth.

Leadership Recognition.

At the AmericanHort Cultivate Event, Mike receives the Horticulture Industries Leadership Award.

Breast Cancer Fundraiser.

Plantpeddler partners with Suntory to create the world’s first Princettia Breast Cancer fundraiser promotion.

Fire Strikes Twice.

On March 10th, the original O-Range catches on fire. Outstanding action by our local Fireman save the facility, resulting in only moderate damage.

Dummen USA Relocated to Plantpeddler.

The D-USA offices are relocated to Cresco, Iowa, as Plantpeddler enters joint venture with Dummen Germany and begins administration of D-USA.  A new phase starts with construction of Plantpeddler Young Plants (PPYP), and the facility comes on-line November 15th.

Phase V.

Believing in “bleeding edge” of innovation, in April a state-of-the-art new facility is erected consisting of four Nexus Big Sky 42′ x 144′ tempered glass greenhouses equipped with BioTherm Heating, Q-Com control system, black-out and heat retention curtains, rolling benches, and more. A new office complex, packing, and shipping facility is built to improve post-production … [Read More]