Producing Bedding Plants in Michigan

— by Cristi Palmer, IR-4 Environmental Horticulture Manager

The Western Michigan Greenhouse Growers Council funded a film project this past winter for consumer literacy of the environmental horticulture industry as a part of a video series highlighting Michigan agriculture. This video below visualizes how environmental plants are grown, from initial early plant propagation to consumers transplanting their new plants into the garden. High end mechanization aids in transplanting and irrigating plugs uniformly.