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  • Nursery Professional

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    I have been working at Armstrong Garden Centers full-time (More than 10 years)

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    I love my job! In looking at some of the reviews on this website, I can't help but feel that this is a reflection of just a few upset individuals. My experience - and that of many of my fellow associates is quite the opposite. I am a proud employee owner and am disappointed to see our company described so inaccurately. I have been an associate owner for almost 10 years and I love being a part of the strong and largest independent garden center in the nation. We work hard and know what we're doing! The quality of service and products that are at Armstrong Garden Centers are second to none and many of us have chosen to make our home here and build our career. I love working with our customers, designing their outdoor space and building friendships.


    The job isn't always easy - but who would want that anyway. We work hard to make our store beautiful and to make sure our customer is excited to see what is new in our garden center.

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the good work. The best interest of the company, the associates and ensuring the success of our ESOP is what makes us so strong and is a testament to why we have been around for 125 years!

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    Nursery Professional Interview

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    I applied in-person. The process took 3+ monthsinterviewed at Armstrong Garden Centers in November 2014.


    Picked up an application in store and came back the next day to drop off and take a test to qualify for the Nursery Professional position. I was contacted later for a more formal interview. Very relaxed and friendly, walked around the garden center and was assessed for basic knowledge on how one would help a customer while working.

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Headquarters Glendora, CA
Size 1000 to 5000 Employees
Founded 1889
Type Other Organization
Industry Retail
Revenue $100 to $500 million (USD) per year
Competitors Unknown

Armstrong Garden Centers has been taking the guesswork out of gardening since 1889 and is the largest California independent retail nursery company with thirty-one locations in California. Armstrong Growers is a wholesale grower of quality plant products and programs, serving independent garden centers, commercial landscapers, maintenance companies, hotels, and resorts in ... More

Mission: We, the employee-owners of Armstrong Garden Centers, are committed to our customers' gardening success by providing the highest quality and finest selection of new and different plants and products. We guarantee this by providing superior horticultural knowledge in a friendly, caring environment. Through our dedication to these principals and our fellow Associates, Armstrong Garden Centers will remain number one in gardening value in California.

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