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Tropical Gardens is a plant wholesaler that incorporated in 1983. We carry over 500 varieties of indoor plants ranging in size from 2-1/2 inch terrarium plants to 20-foot trees for interiorscaping. Our service area includes Illinois, Iowa, Minnesota, North and South Dakota, Michigan and Wisconsin.

Our mission:
To grow and purchase top quality tropical plants, dish gardens, blooming plants and supplies for distribution through plant retailers for sales to the consumer.

Our customers include florists, greenhouses, interiorscapers and educational institutions. Delivery of our products is accomplished with showroom sales trucks. Each truck is operated by a salesperson with the knowledge and experience to help fill a buyer's tropical and blooming plant needs.

Our facilities:
Tropical Gardens is located in central Wisconsin in the town of Mosinee. We have a 70,000 sq. ft. specialty greenhouse for acclimation and maintaining inventory selection.

We have the ability to acclimate specimens up to 25 feet. Our warehouse for order distribution is 13,000 square feet. The 12 bay, fully heated loading dock and garage protects our inventory from Wisconsin winters. We use state-of-the-art pest control equipment and have a staff of tropical plant specialists to provide our customers with quality, selection, and service.

Tropical Gardens prides itself on being at the cutting edge of innovative ways to increase quality and productivity while reducing costs whenever possible. Recently we have taken advantage of several opportunities to conserve energy. In addition to our own in-house improvements, we have worked with Focus on Energy to lower our energy usage.

In addition to our energy conserving measures, we are also enthusiastic about our success with the Lean Manufacturing concepts we have been learning. We have made many remarkable changes that help us increase productivity while still producing the top quality products we are known for.

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