The nursery and greenhouse production sector has significant impacts the Florida’s economy. Total employment impacts of the environmental horticulture industry in Florida remains greater than other major agricultural commodities in the state. Unlike many other agricultural industries, economic activity in the environmental
horticulture sector in Florida tends to be concentrated in urban areas.
Hodges, A.W., Khachatryan, H., Rahmani, M., and Court, C.D. (2016). Economic contributions of the environmental horticulture industry in Florida in 2015. Project report to Florida Nursery, Growers and Landscape Association of Orlando, Florida.View Resource