About Us
Dana Venrick, M.S., pointing out an incredible citrus tree bloom & dark green flush resulting from precision soil testing & leaf tissue analysis and great nutrition using natural, sustainable products.
Our testing & recommendations mean results. These olive trees, owned by Allen Green of Port Orange, Florida, are bearing a nice crop of olives 18 months after they were planted. 
About Us
Raised bed garden grown with Quality green Premium-blend Compost. You will never see better quality or better taste!
Leather Leaf Fern Shed.
Did you know that  Pierson, Florida, just west of Daytona Beach is the "Fern Capital of the World".
Green Crop Nutrition
"Science Working With Nature"

Dana "Green Man" Venrick, President & Co-owner,
Quality Green Specialists, Inc.
Dana “Green Man” Venrick received a Bachelor of Science in Education degree
from the University of Florida with a major in Biology.  He received a Master of Science degree from the University of Florida College of Agriculture with a
major in Botany and minors in Chemistry, Fruit crops and Community College Education.  His thesis demonstrated the active mechanism of potassium uptake
by corn roots.  He was awarded a Post Baccalaureate from University of Florida
in Agricultural Education.  Dana has taught high school vocational agriculture, worked for the Florida Department of Agriculture as a Plant Pathologist and Environmental Specialist, managed a 3,000 acre farm, owned and ornamental
plant nursery and, for the past 10 years, was the Horticultural Extension Agent
and Pesticide Applicator Trainer for the University of Florida Institute of Food
and Agricultural Sciences in Volusia County   
Dana is licensed by the State of Florida Department of Agriculture and
Consumer  Services  (License No. LL108766 and License No. PB9453).  He has completed the Florida Department of Environmental Protection University of
Florida Best Management Practices and Florida Green Industries Certificate of Training (Certificate No. GV4376-1 and Trainee ID No. GV4376).  Information on
the Green Industries Best Management Practices Training Program can be
found on the web at http://fyn.ifas.ufl.edu/ffl_state_office.htm
Dana has advised growers in Florida and across the United States as well as
growers in China, the Netherlands, Colombia, and Chile.  Dana is truly “green”
when it comes to his broad knowledge of soil building and growing great
“green” plants.  He is unmatched for his knowledge of soil mineral sufficiency
and balancing of essential and beneficial minerals to achieve optimum results
in building great soil and growing phenomenal crops.  “Green Man” assures
that you will receive the finest analytical testing services available.
 Allen Day, Vice President & Co-owner,
 Quality Green Specialists, Inc.
Allen Day is a Florida native who has spent most of his life either farming
or "back yard gardening". Allen lives in DeLand, central Florida and has
spent years developing and selecting vegetable varieties suitable for
Florida's warm climate. Allen has extensive experience in raised bed
gardens, and has designed and installed many beautiful and
highly productive gardens.
Allen is the Master behind the blending of our Premium-blend Compost.
See the premium blend compost page for complete details:
     "Honesty and Integrity are the foundations of our company
     and all of our sustainable products and services."
Call Us today
Dana 1-386-837-3878
Allen 1-386-747-0567
Green Crop Nutrition
Quality Green Specialists, Inc.
1639 N. Spring Garden Ave.
DeLand, FL 32720

Driving Directions:
We are located in the beautiful "Tree City" of DeLand, Florida in the northwest part of the city.  From Interstate 4, take S.R. 44 toward DeLand to the west.  Drive just past the beautiful and historic downtown and turn right or north on Spring Garden Ave. (Hwy. 15-A) and you will find us on the right (east side) at 1639 North Spring Garden Avenue, DeLand, FL 32720 (at the corner of Greens Dairy Rd. on the right).  From the south, take U.S. Hwys. 17-92 to DeLand, then take a left on Spring Garden Ave. (Hwy. 15-A). From Pierson and DeLeon Springs, take U.S. Hwy 17 south to DeLand, then bear right on Spring Garden Ave. We are 2 miles on the left at the corner of Greens Dairy Road and Spring Garden Ave.

Our store & Nursery hours are 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday - Saturday:

Contact Us Today for Answers
to All Your Horticultural Needs:

Dana Venrick: 386-837-3878  
Email:  danavenrick@yahoo.com

Allen Day: 386-747-0567
Email:  daylite2@yahoo.com
Allen Day demonstrating the incredible growth of cucumbers and tomatoes in a custom-built raised bed with Quality green Premium-blend Compost.