40 Under 40

Stacey Noble

Connecting Growers to Non-Traditional Market Segments 

The past two years have brought on many extraordinary changes to our world. From working from home to Zoom calls galore, we can all agree that some of these changes are going to be around... more »

The Pandemic Gardening Boom Is Just the Beginning

It’s no secret — plants are “in.” Plants are [finally] getting a portion of the spotlight they deserve in a world where screens and plastic dominate life. The disruption of the collective everyday routine gave... more »

Plant Sales in the Time of COVID

While COVID-19 raged and folks were quarantined at home, the world around us changed quickly. Gone were the days of going out for meals, casual shopping and visiting with friends face to face. Many of... more »

Epic Gardening Receives $17.5 Million in New Financing

Epic Gardening, the online gardening destination founded by Kevin Espiritu recently announced an investment of $17.5 million by The Chernin Group (TCG) to finance its continued growth and expansion. Espiritu is an alumnus of GPN's... more »

Overdevest Named NJNLA Young Professional of the Year

The New Jersey Nursery and Landscape Association recently named Ryan Overdevest of Overdevest Nurseries in Bridgeton, New Jersey, as its Young Professional of the Year. Ryan is... more »

GPN’s 40 Under 40 Nominations Close Jan. 20

Do you know someone who you think should be a member of GPN’s 40 Under 40 Class of 2023? In the May 2023 issue of GPN, we will again recognize 40 individuals in the horticulture... more »

Tough Stuff: Growers and Retailers Turn to Improved Genetics

In January 2021, 100-year winter storm Uri struck the Southeast and Southwest with temperatures below zero degrees for multiple days. A severe weather event alone would have been enough to concern the most seasoned of... more »

My Top Five for 2022

Preparation for spring 2022 is well under way, or already completed for some growers. Questions such as “what do I have space for?, what new varieties should I add?, and what varieties should I cease... more »