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Ellen C. Wells Editor-at-Large

Editor-at-Large for Green Profit magazine, and editor of the buZZ! and Tropical Topics e-newsletters. Ellen's been in agriculture/horticulture for over 40 years, growing up on Wells Farm on Long Island, which has been in her family since 1661. It's the oldest continuously run farm in New York and the fifth oldest business in America! Ellen has a Master's degree in Floriculture and Ornamental Horticulture from Cornell University, and spends a lot of her time in the local community garden and teaching yoga.

Recent Articles

Buzz Worthy
Of Balls and Blooms
Ellen C. Wells
Some players and plants throw in the towel while others are just finding their stride.
Features
You’re Better Than Amazon
Ellen C. Wells
Step aside, algorithms. The human touch makes us better.
Front Lines
Solar Fields Abloom for Pollinators
Ellen C. Wells
Turns out that solar farms are finding their “and” niche as being locations for solar arrays and fields filled with pollinator-friendly plants.
Front Lines
What’s Ahead?
Ellen C. Wells
The economy doesn’t look as rosy as it had a year or so ago, and several indicators point to slowing sales and decreasing consumer confidence.
Front Lines
Behnke Nurseries to Close
Ellen C. Wells
The family business, which was established in 1930, will close its doors for good sometime in June.
Front Lines
What’s on Tap at IGC Show
Ellen C. Wells
On the fence about heading to the IGC Show in Chicago this August? I’ve got some updated information about its Continuing Education @ IGC, the show’s rebranded and renovated educational offerings.
Buzz Worthy
Create Belly Laughs
Ellen C. Wells
“Teeth self-sharpening. Runs on bark!”
Front Lines
Spruce Up Your Outdoor Room (Display)
Ellen C. Wells
I received a media release from the folks at the Outdoor Power Equipment Institute with their top five ways to create the outdoor living room.
Front Lines
Fairfield Closing
Ellen C. Wells
We got word from a local New Jersey news organization that Fairfield Garden Center in Fairfield is closing after 52 years.
Front Lines
Congrats On a Million!
Ellen C. Wells
We recently got word from AmericanHort and HRI that their Million Pollinator Garden Challenge (MPGC) has hit the mark.
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