MVGA Greenhouse Industry Opportunities

The purpose of this page is to assist growers by sharing different needs throughout the year. We've established three categories:

  • - Employees Needed

  • - Equipment/Plant Material Needed or For Sale

  • - PUCO Motor Carrier Regulations

To update this list please contact Joe Perlaky at 419-356-4847 or perlaky@bex.net.


Employees Needed - North Branch Nursery

North Branch Nursery is looking/hiring for both Garden Center and Landscape Crews. For more information please call 419-287-4679.

Landscape Crew Member
Crew members will work 40+ hours per week on a variety of hardscape and landscape projects. Training will be provided to teach you the skills needed for the landscape and horticultural industry. This position also requires reliable transportation, strong work ethic, and the ability to learn new tasks.

Landscape Crew Leader
This position will work 40+ hours per week on a variety of hardscape and landscape projects. Experience in landscape installation and maintenance is required. A landscape crew leader will manage one to two other crew members, communicate with the designer and client. The position also requires a valid driver license, strong work ethic, and the ability to work well with others.

Equipment For Sale - North Branch Nursery

1997 GMC T5500 Dump Truck: Automatic. 206,000 miles; engine replaced at 125,000; Caterpillar reman from Jasper. Rebuilt transmission Spring 2018; 12' dump bed with drop down sides. HUGE tool box behind cab for storage. Pintle hitch. Electric brake controller. $13500 OBO

Damcon Tree Planter: Plants bare root deciduous trees from whips up to 1.25"-1.5" diameter. 16" wide shoe, racks to hold trees and stakes. Has Spading Machine mounted in front of shoe and Hydraulic Stake Driver to install stakes as you are planting trees. Excellent Condition. $7,500 OBO

 FINN 1000 Gallon Hydroseeder: Kubota diesel engine. Pump & 200-foot hose new summer 2016. Tires are excellent. Pintle Hitch. $7,500 OBO. 

Inquiring calls can ask for Tom or David C. at (419) 287-4679.


PUCO Motor Carrier Regulations

For those of you that would like to review the latest in Motor Carrier Regulations, either click this link for more information. We are hoping to put together a 2014 fall meeting with PUCO personnel to go over new regulations.