Cros-B-Crest Farm

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Cros-B-Crest Farm
est. 1894

Cros-B-Crest Farm specializes in wholesale greenhouse production, but that's not all.  We are also invested in poultry and grain production enterprises.

This blog will share updates about the greenhouse business and also exciting news and happenings about all of Cros-B-Crest Farm's enterprises. 

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GrowerTalks Magazine Features Cros-B-Crest Farm

Posted by CBC Farm on January 19, 2021 at 12:05 AM Comments comments (9062)

We are proud and excited to share that Cros-B-Crest Farm was featured in the January issue of GrowerTalks Magazine!


In May of 2018, Jennifer Zurko - Managing Editor of GrowerTalks Magazine, was visiting Virginia growers and asked to stop by Cros-B-Crest Farm to learn about our operation! We were happy to have her visit and enjoyed showing her around the farm and sharing with her the history of Cros-B-Crest Farm. As we walked the greenhouse, Harry shared the history of C...

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Helpful Summer Watering Tips

Posted by CBC Farm on June 12, 2015 at 12:40 AM Comments comments (159)

Our friends at The Great Big Greenhouse listed their top Summer Watering Tips and they are too good not to share!  Enjoy your summer container and flower ...

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Summer Program, Annual Plant Offering

Posted by CBC Farm on May 29, 2015 at 8:40 AM Comments comments (148)

June is upon us which brings with it the first official day of summer (even though the weather has been summer-like for awhile now)!  A few years ago we implemented a “Summer Program” into our seasonal plant offering to better serve our customer's needs. Our Summer Program consists of 6” potted annuals of our most popular spring annual varieties.  See pictures below of some of this year’s crop.  We have steadily grown our plant selection over the...

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Mother's Day & Flowers

Posted by CBC Farm on May 8, 2015 at 9:25 PM Comments comments (871)

Did you know... nearly 2 billion dollars are spent on flowers for Mother's Day gifts!

According to, their data shows that over three quarters of moms want flowers for Mother’s Day. "It’s all about expressing a simple, beautiful thank you – and flowers remain the most popular way. Following shortly behind are plants, with jewelry and candy taking up the final spots." 

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Posted by CBC Farm on April 3, 2015 at 2:55 PM Comments comments (456)

At Cros-B-Crest Farm, it is our policy to provide our customers with top quality plant material and excellent service. It brings us great joy to receive testimonials from our customers sharing their experience working with us.

Below, Sarah DeSimone, of Sneed's Nursery and Garden Center located in Richmond, VA, shared these kind words....  "Cros-B-Crest has provided Sneed's with exceptional plants year after ye...

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Spring Annual Production

Posted by CBC Farm on February 20, 2015 at 11:20 AM Comments comments (25)

It's that time of year... spring annual production time!  Even though spring doesn't feel like it's anywhere close (especially with all the snow and arctic temperatures we're experiencing), it's actually right around the corner and that means we are back in the greenhouses transplanting all your favorite spring gardening flowers!

With the help of our seasonal team, we are quickly filling up our greenhouses.  Below are a few pictures from one of our hoop houses. ...

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Solar Panels Installed

Posted by CBC Farm on February 2, 2015 at 1:55 PM Comments comments (144)

Our solar project progressed quickly after the first blog post. In what seemed like a blink of an eye the installation team mounted the solar panels and electrical technicians finalized the wiring. The image below shows the completed project with 16 mounted solar arrays.

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New Year Resolutions...Going Green

Posted by CBC Farm on January 14, 2015 at 12:00 AM Comments comments (468)

At Cros-B-Crest Farm we strive to be energy efficient in all farming enterprises including the greenhouses, poultry, and grain operations.  Organizations and individuals alike make resolutions to improve upon their fitness in the new year and a popular resolution over the past few years (and bound to continue gaining popularity) is going green.  We spent 2014 investigating opportunities to invest in renewable energy sources that would benefit our business and the environment.


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In The News... "Dixie Customer Spotlight"

Posted by CBC Farm on December 23, 2014 at 12:25 AM Comments comments (776)

Cros-B-Crest Farm has been featured as the "Dixie Customer Spotlight" of this December's Dixie Gas & Oil Corporation Newsletter.

"Ever wonder who actually grows those beautiful flowers sold at garden centers? There’s a good chance they were grown here locally at Cros-B-Crest Farm. Located just west of Staunton, Virginia, Cros-B-Crest Farm grows annuals and ass...

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