Company History

  • Growing Glads - At the first sign of dangerously dropping temperatures, flower growers, like citrus growers, rushed into their fields to protect their crops. All through the night they tended the smudge pots, keeping the oily smoke of burning kerosene curling upward across more than a thousand acres.
  • View from a Barber’s Chair - Throughout the past 84 years in the history of downtown Fort Myers, in the ebb and flow of construction and demolition, of boom and bust, of depression and resurrection, one thing has remained constant—the revolving red, white, and blue barber pole in the barbershop at 2216 First Street.