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Metrolina Greenhouses, Inc., located in Huntersville, is the nation's largest greenhouse housed under one roof. Four hundred workers work ninety-two heated acres, which produces over 70 million plants a year for retailers including Lowe's, Home Depot, and Wal-Mart.
Huntersville, North Carolina is home to the largest single-site greenhouse in the United States, Metrolina Greenhouses. The family-owned company began in 1972 when owners Tom and Vickie Van Wingerden moved to the Carolinas from Holland. The company uses a variety of technologies, experiments with these technologies, and does not fear failure--all characteristics the Van Wingerdens attribute to their success.