40 Under 40, Class of 2013

Clive V. Olson


Olson''s Greenhouses, Raynham, Mass.

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Opened Olson''s Garden Center in Wareham, Mass., when he was 14 years old; Besides Olson''s Greenhouses and Olson''s Garden Center, Clive is also a partner in Lovely Day Gardens, Klein Greenhouse and Cup 2 Cafe.


Can''t live without: Family and friends, ""and when they drive me crazy, I can''t live without an ice cold martini."" Favorite cuisine: Italian, ""but I''ll pretty much eat anything with melted cheese on it.""

Fun Facts

His greatest personal accomplishment: At age 28, Clive and his business partner Matt Piscitelli, bought Olson''s Greenhouses from his dad, Clive H. Olson. This provided ""a smooth transition to enjoy his retirement.""

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GPN recognizes 40 industry professionals under the age of 40 who are helping to determine the future of the horticulture industry. These individuals are today’s movers and shakers who are already setting the pace for tomorrow.

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