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BEDDING PLANTS

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  1. BEDDING PLANTS Original Power Point Created by Myron K Sellers Modified by Georgia Agricultural Education Curriculum Office June 2002

  2. WHOLESALE VALUES 0F GREENHOUSE CROPS IN 2001 BEDDING PLANTS $2,000,000,000 PROPAGATION $250,000,000 POTTED FLOWERS $750,000,000 FOLIAGE $550,000,000 CUT FLOWERS $400,000,000 CUT GREENS $200,000,000

  3. MOST PLANTS ARE GROWN IN THE CONTROLLEDENVIRONMENT OF A GREENHOUSE

  4. SOME BEDDING PLANTS ARE GROWN OUTSIDE ONGROUND COVER

  5. MOST BEDDING PLANTS ARE GROWN BY DIRECTSEEDING INTO FLATS OR BY SEEDING INTO PLUG TRAYS

  6. MOST VEGETABLES ARE DIRECT SEEDED INTO TRAYS

  7. THESE TRAYS ARE GROWN FOR 4-6 WEEKS ON A T-RAIL BENCH SYSTEM

  8. IRRIGATION IS OFTEN AUTOMATED

  9. PLANTS ARE PULLED AND BUNDLED FOR DELIVERY TO THE RETAIL SELLER

  10. MOST BEDDING PLANTS ARE GROWN FROM SEEDS PLANTED INTO A PLUG TRAY

  11. AFTER GROWING IN THE PLUG FLAT FOR 4-6 WEEKS THE PLUGS ARE EXTRACTED FROM THE PLUG FLAT

  12. THE YOUNG PLANTS ARE TRANPLANTED INTO FLATS FOR FINISHING

  13. FLATS ARE GROWN FOR 4-6 MORE WEEKS

  14. FINISHED PLANTS ARE LOADED ONTO CARTS FOR DELIVERY

  15. THE CARTS ARE DELIVERED TO THE RETAIL GARDEN CENTER

  16. AT THE RETAIL CENTER, PLANTS ARE PUT INTO ATTRACTIVE DISPLAYS

  17. THEY ARE SOON USED TO CREATE BEAUTIFUL BEDS