About Us

About Us

“My husband, Bruce Templeton, is a third generation citrus grove owner in Lake Wales, Florida. Like all farmers, we have been actively looking for alternative sources of income to diversify our crops. In the fall of 2009, we began working with the University of Florida/IFAS program growing strawberries were introduced to Botanicoir’s Precision Plus grow bag being used for strawberry production.  We liked using the product so much, we approached Botanicoir to become a distributor.” said Anna Coco, company president.

Doublethumb Growing Solutions is a Florida based distributor of Botanicoir’s coir (cocopeat) products for the southeast sector of  the United States.  Botanicoir is the manufacturer and supplier of quality coir fiber products from Sri Lanka.  Botanicoir specializes in designing crop-specific coir blends to suit various crop needs with regards to rooting, moisture levels and nutrient requirements.

Doublethumb has a test site in Lake Wales, Florida.  Crops that have been grown over several seasons using Botanicoir’s crop specific grow bags include:  Strawberries, tomatoes, peppers, cucumbers and lettuce.

Current and future projects include working with local growers in central Florida to grow blueberries in a greenhouse setting and Florida citrus nurseries using crop specific blends of coir for these crops.

Please contact us:  Anna Coco at (863) 605-1855 or anna@doublethumb.net

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Botanicoir cocopeat offers a variety of benefits to the grower:

  • Optimizes water use
  • Increases yield and crop quality
  • Available in a variety of economical forms
  • pH is 5.4 - 6.8 range
  • Cocopeat holds 9 times its own volume
  • More ecologically friendly than peat moss and other “non-renewable” alternative substrates.

“We’re growers
– just like you.”

“My husband, Bruce Templeton, is a third generation citrus grove owner in Lake Wales, Florida. Like all farmers, we have been actively looking for alternative sources of income to diversify our crops. In the fall of 2009, we began working with the University of Florida/IFAS program growing strawberries using ...