Did you think propagating and growing plants is all about loving to be close to nature? If so, it’s time you saw how many of the plants you buy in a retail nursery, especially those sold through Europe, are now grown on an industrial scale.
Watch this time lapse production by Ter Laak Orchids of orchids in bloom for the European market. The high tech automated systems and machinery involved is positively jaw-dropping. The titles are in Dutch, but you’ll get the idea.
And yes, there are some people involved!