Shemin Nurseries, Inc. had its beginnings in 1955. Emanuel (Manny) Shemin, began to convert his family's retail greenhouse and nursery center into a wholesale horticultural distribution business serving the needs of the landscape professional. In 1967, Shemin relocated from the Bronx, New York to a site in Greenwich, CT, and began to develop the first 'one-stop' horticultural distribution center in the United States.
Shemin Nurseries provides the landscape professional on a complete selection of high quality fresh nursery stock from woody ornamentals to annuals, perennials, specimens and groundcovers. They feature a full complement of hardlines including commercial-grade tools, grass seed, mulches, fertilizers, pesticides, stone and paverÃƒ‚Ã¢€Ã¢„Ãƒ‚¢s products and landscape lighting
Shemin Nurseries, Inc is a subsidiary of Shemin Nurseries Holdings Corporation, also based in Danbury, Connecticut. Shemin Holdings is owned by a group of private investors led by Olympus Partners, a private investment equity firm based in Stamford, Connecticut. Their 30 Landscape Supply Centers are located in 15 major metropolitan areas from Boston to Minneapolis and south to Atlanta.
Union Tool, Lebanon Turf Products has been the key supplier of fertilizers, turf controls and grass seed to Shemin Nurseries for over a decade. Shemin opened full-service irrigation locations in 11 of Landscape Supply Centers and each of these departments features a complete assortment of products for the irrigation professional, including Rain Bird. Unique Lighting of Escondido became a key supplier to Shemin Nurseries in 2003 which supplies a high-quality line of professional low-voltage landscape lighting fixtures, transformers and accessories all built around an exclusive hub system that simplifies installation for the contractor.
Each of SheminÃƒ‚Ã¢€Ã¢„Ãƒ‚¢s Landscape Supply Centers provides facility where landscape professionals can procure a complete assortment of high-quality fresh nursery stock, from trees and shrubs to seasonal color, and a wide variety of professional hardline materials including tools, fertilizers, grass seed, mulches, pavers, wall systems, landscape lighting and more all in one convenient location.
Shemin Nurseries' benefits philosophy is to provide a competitive benefit package to attract and retain the most qualified employees. Shemin Nurseries makes a substantial contribution to the cost of medical, dental, vision, disability and employee life insurance coverageÃƒ‚Ã¢€Ã¢„Ãƒ‚¢s that enhance an employeeÃƒ‚Ã¢€Ã¢„Ãƒ‚¢s quality of life.
Shemin Nurseries also offers value-added services such as One-Year Limited Woody Landscape Plant Limited Warranty, Job-Site Delivery Service, knowledgeable technical support, and credit terms to qualifying customers and value savings programs.
Shemin Nurseries IncPosted on Apr 11, 2006