COLUMNIST

Gary Mangum Columnist, Co-owner - Bell Nursery

Gary is co-owner of Bell Nursery in Burtonsville, Maryland, and can be reached by email at gary@bellnursery.com.

Recent Articles

Growers Talk Business
Positive Disruption
Gary Mangum
I hope that small efforts like our work with Project Serve can blossom into meaningful changes for our own business—but most especially, for the communities that need some positive disruption.
Growers Talk Business
Bridge Building
Gary Mangum
Embarking on most any mission can generally be easier if we plan and work with, not against, people and organizations that may have differing viewpoints.
Growers Talk Business
Hope & Change—Phase 2
Gary Mangum
I really think if more of us treat people like we want to be treated every single opportunity we get, we will be in a much better place across this great country that we have.
Growers Talk Business
Learning on the Fly … About the Bees
Gary Mangum
To further our understanding of the issues facing pollinators, specifically honey bees, we started keeping bees last spring.
Growers Talk Business
Modifying Mindsets
Gary Mangum
GrowerTalks was sad to hear of the recent passing of a plant breeding rock star: Dr. Lyndon Drewlow.
Growers Talk Business
Healthy Change
Gary Mangum
We manage those things in our lives that we have direct control over, changes to our own norm can most always lead to good things.
Growers Talk Business
Clarity of Purpose
Gary Mangum
It’s been another year in and around the greenhouses living with outside forces that consume so much energy. I often wonder if we’ll ever get back to the days where our focus can be plant-centric.
Growers Talk Business
Let’s Do This!
Gary Mangum
We have to reach out to the future gardeners of America in every way possible, whether it’s online, on the ground or by putting roots into our towns and cities. We can all make a significant impact, even if it’s a small impact.
Growers Talk Business
Embracing Change
Gary Mangum
Change is inevitable. How we embrace it is up to us.
Growers Talk Business
Moving Forward With Lessons Learned
Gary Mangum
As we believe that neonics are among the very safest pesticides on the market for people, mammals, birds and the environment, we have to contemplate the end plan for the groups that are pushing for bans.
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