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Our History

1949 – Leo Berbee Bulb

                Leo Berbee begins flower bulbs growth and distribution in Holland.

1971 - LBBC is incorporated in the US

                Official paperwork is filed to created the American branch of Leo Berbee

1972 – LBBC to America

                Henk Berbee (son of Leo) opens a distribution warehouse in Ohio for the parent company in Holland. Marysville was chosen because of its agricultural connections.


1982 – Home Sweet Home

                Henk and his wife Marianne moved their family to America officially. Marjolein, age 3, and Bob, age 6 weeks, moved to Marysville and have been here ever since


2002 – Family Business

                Henk’s children, Bob and Marjolein, joined the business. Bob manages Dutch Mill Greenhouse and Marjolein manages the wholesale operations.


2002 – LBBC Goes Retail

                Dutch Mill Greenhouse is established and offers Ohio grown plants and of course Leo Berbee bulbs.


2007 – Berbee Young Plants

                Dave Dzmura launched the Berbee Young Plants Division – brokering product for over 30 growers.

2016 – Still Growing

                To date, we have 4 divisions of our growing business. Berbee’s Best launched in 2016 – an online bulb store selling bulbs to your door.