40 Under 40

Behind the Breeding

After earning my master’s degree in Plant Genetics from Oregon State in 2013, I moved to Michigan to join the New Product Development team at Spring Meadow Nursery. As our onsite plant breeder, I manage... more »

Marketing in the Grower World

Marketing is often a concept that is unfamiliar in the grower world. We’re comfortable with keeping things consistent and are often resistant to change. “If it’s not broken, don’t fix it” has become the universal... more »

One More Day

This is it! The final deadline to submit your nominations for GPN’s 40 Under 40 Class of 2020 is tomorrow (01.28). Each year in the May issue of GPN, we recognize the achievements of 40... more »

Crossing Things Off Your To-Do List

Did you know that tomorrow is the deadline to submit your nominations for GPN’s 40 Under 40 Class of 2020? Well if you didn’t know and you were still planning to nominate someone this year,... more »

Deadline Nears for GPN’s 40 Under 40 Nominations

On Nov. 1, GPN began accepting nominations for its next 40 Under 40 class — the Class of 2020. Now in its ninth year, GPN’s 40 Under 40 program recognizes our industry’s bright, young stars who already... more »

Trialing for Heat Tolerance

Every year, summer seems to get just a little hotter and just a little longer. As a Dallas resident, I have experienced several of the hottest years on record. 2017 holds the crown of hottest... more »

Happy New Year!

Happy New Year and welcome to 2020! As the New Year kicks off, I wanted to remind you that there is less than a month to nominate someone for GPN’s 40 Under 40 Class of... more »

Is That for Fun or Is That Your Job?

“I see your Instagram posts of plants, flower, vegetables, people, food, travel … is that for fun or is that your job?” This question comes from both people I’ve known for a long time and... more »