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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

Features
Show Business
Chris Beytes, Jennifer Zurko, Ellen C. Wells, Jennifer Polanz & Allison Westbrook
Over several hot July days, all of the movers and shakers in the horticulture world gathered in Columbus, Ohio, to attend the show of shows: Cultivate’18. More than 650 exhibitors were showing their wares, including 135 from outside the U.S.—which made this one of the most international Cultivate shows ever! We were glad we brought our walking shoes, as there was a lot to see.
Buzz Worthy
Midsummer Musings
Ellen C. Wells
When does some other type of business become a garden center?
Features
Grab n’ Go Just Got Easier
Ellen C. Wells
The Twist & Trade Tropical Combos make swapping out simple.
Front Lines
Hort Couture and Ball Seed
Ellen C. Wells
News coming out of Hort Couture is that Ball Seed will be the exclusive distributor of the Culinary Couture Seed lines beginning this fall.
Front Lines
Farwest Show: Retail Details
Ellen C. Wells
Farwest Show is offering a retail tour again this year and it has a theme, too: “Building Your Independent Garden Center’s Brand Within Your Community.”
Front Lines
Melons Are AAS Winners
Ellen C. Wells
All-America Selections has chosen two melon varieties for their first crop of 2019 AAS Winners.
Front Lines
Fig Fanfare
Ellen C. Wells
Fresh figs are tasty, trendy and tropical. But let’s get back to the “trendy” part.
Features
More of the Good Stuff
Paul Pilon, Chris Beytes, Ellen C. Wells & Jennifer Zurko
Part 2 of our coverage of the California Spring Trials includes perennials, shrubs, potted plants and more.
GT in Brief
Kickin’ It @Cultivate’18
Chris Beytes, Jennifer Zurko, Ellen C. Wells & Jennifer Polanz
Two Cultivate’18 insiders, Mary Beth Cowardin and Stacy Buttari, enjoy the fruits of their labor as they take in the New Varieties display at the big industry trade show, held July 15-17 in Columbus, Ohio.
Buzz Worthy
Soaking in the Benjamins
Ellen C. Wells
But the more I have of it, the more good I can do.
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