GT IN BRIEF
8/1/2018

On The Move

Jennifer Zurko
BAILEY
Covering the Michigan, Ohio, Kentucky and Tennessee territories, Nick Stevens joins the Bailey sales force as an Outside Sales Representative. Based in Ohio, Nick will support his diverse customer mix of retail garden centers, growers and landscapers. Nick has over 15 years of experience in the industry, most recently serving as CEO of a regional design-build and landscape maintenance firm.
 
J. BERRY NURSERY
J. Berry Nursery welcomes Dr. Judson LeCompte to oversee the Young Plants Division. Judson earned his PhD from Mississippi State and his Master’s from Auburn University, researching tea Camellia production in the southern United States and green roof species irrigation practices, respectively. He’ll work hand-in-hand with Jim Berry to oversee new plant research and development along with the trial gardens.
 
Jonathan Scott also arrives at J. Berry Nursery from Rockwell Farms. He serves as the new Assistant Grower.  
 
HARRIS SEEDS
Harris Seeds/Garden Trends Inc.—a supplier of quality vegetable and flower seeds, plants and horticultural supplies to both professional growers and home garden customers throughout the United States—announced that Kristen Andersen has been named Vegetable Product Manager and Trials Manager. Kristen started with Harris Seeds in the spring of 2017 and was promoted to Assistant Vegetable Product Manager in September. Since then, she’s excelled in managing the company’s vegetable seed product line, a vital component of the company’s grower and home garden business.  
 
MYCORRHIZAL APPLICATIONS  
Mycorrhizal Applications has launched a redesigned website (mycorrhizae.com) with a simplified and more modern look, improved resources and upgraded user-friendliness. They’ve included different sections of the website specifically for Professional Users (including professional growers, horticulturists, greenhouse managers, nursery managers, landscape professionals, restoration professionals, forestry managers, etc.), a section for Farmers and Agricultural Users, and a section for Home Garden and Lawn Care Users. GT