Van Wingerden International is a grower and supplier of garden and potted plants and flowers. It produces more than 150 varieties of plants, including foliage, hanging baskets, African violets, mums, poinsettias, spring bulb crops and perennials. The company uses contained irrigation methods, biological controls and computerized climate control systems. Van Wingerden International also utilizes shading material that lines the tops and sides of greenhouses to control the amount of light received by plants. It offers products under the Nature's Heritage brand in local garden centers and nurseries.