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Solutions for Success

We deliver solutions, not just products. We firmly believe that this approach will help our customers grow, innovate and cultivate the future of horticulture. Explore examples of how A.M.A. delivers solutions for your success.

Case Studies

Saving water for the City of Edmonton
Saving water for the City of Edmonton

City of Edmonton and the H2O Labour-Saver hanging basket.

Getting started in leafy green hydroponics
Getting started in leafy green hydroponics

Thiel’s Greenhouses and the Dry Hydroponics system.

Partnering for Success

Good plants by good people, Huron Ridge’s secret to 50 years
Good plants by good people, Huron Ridge’s secret to 50 years

Surrounded by soybean fields on a county road between Bayfield and Zurich, Ontario, sits a family-run greenhouse that has been drawing plant lovers to the region for fifty years. Since its first run of bedding plants in 1973, Huron Ridge Greenhouses has gained a reputation for growing and selling quality plant products, attracting customers from as far as Kitchener, London and Guelph....

A.M.A. + Vineland Research & Innovation Centre
A.M.A. + Vineland Research & Innovation Centre

“We started working with A.M.A. about ten years ago on mutual interests in urban tree establishment,” says Dr. Darby McGrath, Vice President of Research and Development at Vineland Research & Innovation Centre. “With that, we actually developed a propagation tray to support urban trees by developing better root architecture.” In this video, Darby shares what’s......

A.M.A. + EZ Grow Farms
A.M.A. + EZ Grow Farms

“We knew what the plant needed to look like, but we had a long way to go to actually make that happen,” says Dusty Zamecnik, general manager of strawberry nursery EZ Grow Farms. “Having a partner in that growth and they believed in us…that belief you never forget.” In this video, Dusty shares EZ Grow’s......

Innovation Timeline

A.M.A. has a solid track record of inventing and delivering innovative solutions to our customers. This timeline highlights some of our key innovations to date.
  • 2020

    Introduced a first-of-its-kind organic vermicompost soil amendment to Canada.

  • 2019

    Introduced the A.M.A. 60 growing container, designed by A.M.A. to meet COR soil volume requirements for organic greenhouse vegetable growers.

  • 2018

    Introduced the RootSmartTM propagation tray, an A.M.A. innovation in partnership with Vineland Research & Innovation Centre.

  • 2017

    Introduced Thirst Quencher, a unique watering spout designed for Al’s Flower Pouch to ensure easy, even watering.

  • 2016

    Entered the North American berry market and began offering berry solutions for growers.

    Introduced Urbanscape, a lightweight and easy-to-install greenroof system.

  • 2012

    Introduced the Al’s Flower Pocket, a bite-sized version of the Al’s Flower Pouch.

  • 2010

    Developed a 128 plug tray in collaboration with industry partners.

  • 2006

    Introduced the A.M.A. 55 nursery tray to support tree propagators using Ellepots or stabilized media.

  • 2005

    Introduced Al’s Hopper, a machine that enables two people to fill more than 250 Al’s Flower Pouches in just one hour.

  • 1999

    Became the first company in North America to commercially produce Ellepots, an easy-rooting propagation solution that decreases labour, increases take rates and reduces plastics use.

  • 1997

    Introduced the first North American-style stonewool plug tray to Canada.

  • 1996

    Entered the hydroponic market and brought a new stonewool brand to North America.

  • 1992

    Introduced the original Al’s Flower Pouch, invented by Allen Monsma, founder of A.M.A.