Show provides perfect venue for nursery buyers and sellers to make connections and do business.
The nursery is known for its many hanging baskets — around 3,000 each year — that Dian
Mike Ridling and his business partner, Scott Anderson, are the owners of the nursery.
Diane Jones started her nursery on 3 acres she bought in 1999.
The nursery portion of the farm sells wholesale and retail.
Retail displays are set in combinations that inspire creativity in customers.
Mail order nursery specializes in unusual and disease-resistant trees, vines and shrubs that produce edible nuts or fruits.
Business expands from 2 acres to 120 acres, with 18 acres of greenhouses and 27 acres of palm trees.
The nursery can produce more than 5,000 pre-vegetated coir mats and logs annually.
Company produces 80 million to 90 million transplants of more than 300 species each year.
The family employs 70 full-time staffers who grow more than 500 grapevine varieties and clones, mostly for the wine industry.
Researchers have gene-sequenced the plants and rated them based on how many flowers appear on each shrub when they re-bloom.