Flower grower benefits from cannabis boom

April 02, 2018
Written by Brenda Bouw, The Globe and Mail
Erin Nathanielsen had heard about a number of fellow flower growers across Canada selling or switching their businesses over to marijuana production, hoping to cash in when the drug is fully legalized.

However, it wasn’t until a few months ago that she started noticing that the reduced number of competitors was having a positive impact on her family business that grows potted kalanchoes, kalanchoe cut flowers, geraniums and begonias.

To meet that new demand, the Nathanielsens have increased production by an average of about 20 per cent this season. | READ MORE

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