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Glendora, CA
1001 to 5000 employees
1889
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Retail
$100 to $500 million (USD) per year
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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 ... Read 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 ... Read more

Armstrong Garden Centers Reviews

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    I worked at Armstrong Garden Centers full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    If you love plants and like helping people with their gardens.

    Cons

    Very difficult to perform optimally during busy times with phones to be answered, customer questions, and long lines of people whose sales you must ring up. Green shirts handle all that. Consider being a brown shirt if you don't like time pressure and extreme multi-tasking.

    Advice to Management

    The pay is too low considering the expertise required.

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Armstrong Garden Centers Interviews

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    Retail Office Clerk Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Sherman Oaks, CA
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    Application

    I applied online. The process took 11+ months. I interviewed at Armstrong Garden Centers (Sherman Oaks, CA) in May 2016.

    Interview

    Friendly, informal, low pressure. 1:1 with Store Manager. Briefly questioned former employment and how these skills related to the job being interviewed for. Very nice environment, all staff seemed very relaxed and friendly. I felt it went very well.

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