New hire at Van Belle Nursery
February 7, 2013 By Canadian Garden Centre & Nursery
Feb. 7, 2013, Abbotsford, B.C. — Jonathan Pedersen has joined the Van Belle Nursery team at executive director of the Bloomin' Easy line.
Pedersen is well known for his accomplishments during his time at Bailey Nurseries. While there, he led the team that introduced some of the most well known brands in horticulture today, including The Endless Summer Collection, Easy Elegance Roses, and First Editions.
"We are excited to have Jonathan come on board. He brings a lot of energy and expertise that will strengthen our company," said Dave Van Belle.
"I’m excited to be working with the dedicated team at Van Belle on an exciting new branding venture. We think alike and have the same goal of helping today’s consumer be successful with plants regardless of their gardening knowledge," said Pedersen, who will lead the new branding efforts.
"Over the next few months, you can look forward to a brand with a new message and customer first focus," said DeVonne Friesen. "This new brand, called Bloomin' Easy, will aim to provide on-going product-specific support for homeowners, and feature plants that are easy to grow and maintain. We see great opportunity for both growers and retailers, and are excited about having Jonathan lead the development of Bloomin' Easy as its executive director."
Van Belle Nursery is a wholesale grower in the pacific northwest that ships and travels across North America.
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