An orchid plant at Green Circle Growers in Oberlin, Ohio.
An orchid plant at Green Circle Growers in Oberlin, Ohio.
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Tony Ganzer

The greenhouse spans 25 acres and is currently the largest orchid grower in North America. Here, the flowers are seen in an early stage of growth.
The greenhouse spans 25 acres and is currently the largest orchid grower in North America. Here, the flowers are seen in an early stage of growth.
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Tony Ganzer

Budding orchids are prepared to be supplied to stores such as Home Depot and Walmart.
Budding orchids are prepared to be supplied to stores such as Home Depot and Walmart.
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Tony Ganzer

A machine reads a code printed onto an orchid pot to tell the flower's history.
A machine reads a code printed onto an orchid pot to tell the flower's history.
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Tony Ganzer

Scott Giesbrecht, Green Circle's director of sales and marketing, examines orchid tissues from Germany.
Scott Giesbrecht, Green Circle's director of sales and marketing, examines orchid tissues from Germany.
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Tony Ganzer

Ohio's moderate temperatures are ideal for growing orchids.
Ohio's moderate temperatures are ideal for growing orchids.
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Tony Ganzer

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