Producing more than 100 million flowers, plants and herbs annually
Floral Plant Growers, L. L. C. is a leading greenhouse growing organization operating with over 69 acres of greenhouse currently in production in four states: Denmark, Wisconsin (21 acres), Richmond, Indiana (16 acres), Boyden, Iowa (12 acres), Sioux Falls, South Dakota (20 acres). The Company is one of the top 30 largest greenhouse operations in the United States.
The Company grows and sells a wide variety of bedding plant annuals and perennials in flats and containers to national mass merchandisers and home improvement retailers, as well as supermarket chains and club stores. The Company also grows plugs, liners and pre-finished material for other growers throughout the country.
The Floral Plant Growers division was started in 1985 and was sold to Sentinel Capital Partners, a New York based private equity fund manager, in 1996. Floral Plant Growers, L. L. C. purchased the assets of Greiling Farms, Inc. in August 1998 and renamed the division Natural Beauty Growers. Natural Beauty Growers, operating as Greiling Farms, began its greenhouse operation in 1971. In October of 2004, Blue Point Capital Partners, a Cleveland based equity firm, purchased Floral Plant Growers, L.L.C. from Sentinel Capital Partners, and currently retains ownership. In 2012, Floral Plant Growers purchased the assets of Hiebert Greenhouses of South Dakota, Inc.