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Greenhouse Geek-Rob Tanzer


The Institutional Greenhouse and Conservatory Restoration & Renovation group at Rough Brothers has been headed up by Rob Tanzer for eight years. Having graduated from Virginia Tech University with a BS in Plant Biology and Botany, Rob brings a substantial amount of horticultural and botanical knowledge and experience. Robs hands-on experience with greenhouses during his […]

Rough Brothers Takes A Hands-On Approach To Several Projects


One of Rough Brothers’ favorite projects last year was a greenhouse expansion for Altman Plants at its new Giddings, Texas operation. According to Gary Baze of Rough Brothers, “It was a challenge adapting 18 acres’ worth of structure onto a single plot of land, complete with pond, elevation issues and water drainage concerns, all the […]

Rick Siebenburgen retires from RBI after 44 years

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After more than 44 years with Rough Brothers, Shipping Manager Rick Siebenburgen is retiring. The date we have feared, yet anticipated for years, is December 24, 2014. Rick joined the company in June 1970 when he was only 17 years old. Rick started his extensive career with Rough Brothers right after finishing High School. He […]

Donald Danforth Plant Science Center


Research Greenhouse Overview Phase 2 greenhouse complex is approximately 255′-8″ wide x 68’-0″ long consisting of (9) 25’ w x 68’ greenhouses with (1) 25’ x 40’ connecting bldg. and (1) 5’ x 12’ connector link. Greenhouses are aluminum, ground level, multi zo ne, gutter connected, A-frame truss. Gutter post top heights are 12’ and […]

Greenhouse Research Facility -The University of Nevada


Rough Brothers recently completed the new 17,280 sq.ft. University of Nevada,  Reno, Greenhouse Research Facility located in Reno, Nevada.  This state of the art  (24) zone greenhouse facility recently opened to provide both students and faculty with research and educational opportunities. Each greenhouse compartment is equipped with integrated environmental controls, cooling, ventilation, heating, shading and […]