‘Green Zone’: The Path to a Green Friendly Garden

About Bob Martin


Bob is the General Manager of Martin Farms Ltd., a third generation family business of wholesale greenhouse growers.
Martin Farms are Growers of Spring Garden Plants, Rooting Station for pre finished rooted liners (Import unrooted vegetative cuttings and grow for the trade), custom growers.

They specializing in garden vegetable plants for the home gardener and Supply independent garden centres and chain stores across Ontario.  Under the store’s brands as well as Martin Farms  own brands including ‘The Veggie Guy’ their premium line.


Bob has one Son, Charlie and two grandchildren Lark and Flora (Who love their parents but love him best)


Other Business related activities
Past Member Board of directors for Flowers Canada, Flowers Canada (Ontario), The Ontario Greenhouse Alliance (TOGA), Represented the greenhouse industry at CHC (Canadian Horticultural Council), Numerous delegations to Queen’s Park etc.


Other activities
Past board member St. Catharines Children Centre
Past board member and Chair of The Niagara College Foundation Board
Past Chair Vineland United Church
Member and President Grimsby Rotary Club
Member Niagara Master Gardeners

By: Bob Martin

Bob Martin
MAR 14
Wed 10:00am to 8:00pm

Garden Solutions Stage presented by Harrowsmith (Hall G)
02:00 PM

Join Bob Martin “The Veggie Guy” and discover the path to a green friendly garden. Learn all the steps from cleaning and turning the garden in the fall all the way through to the next fall, and what you can expect to see along the way.

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