Monthly Archives for December 2008

Embracing change can be nerve racking at times.

This information just in. According to Amy at Garden Rant NPR (National Public Radio) has laid off Ketzel Levine, who authored the NPR “Talking Plants” Blog. This is sad news, but not unexpected. We are seeing layoffs at all the … Continue reading

12. December 2008 by Trey Pitsenberger
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Garden Center Mentoring

Some great comments both here at at my e-mail concerning my nursery mentoring idea. Let’s address the issues you brought up. Patricia, here in California Fava Beans are a winter cover crop. As long as the temperature don’t fall below … Continue reading

09. December 2008 by Trey Pitsenberger
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Someone to talk to

I receive e-mail all the time from folks interested in starting a new garden center, or nursery. The latest was from a mother of two small children, wanting to start a nursery in Nebraska. She has a successful landscape business … Continue reading

07. December 2008 by Trey Pitsenberger
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We are changing the horticultural world, and may not even know it!

Our business is always slower in the winter, and December has never been a ‘barn burner” for us. This year it has been so slow, and we can’t blame the rain. It’s been pretty sunny, without any storms to keep … Continue reading

04. December 2008 by Trey Pitsenberger
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