Nursery Sustainability Practices

The Beet: A Podcast For Plant Lovers

28-03-2024 • 10 mins

Because nurseries can be such a huge operation with plenty of offsets, having sustainable practices looped into their daily activities is important. At Bailey, Ryan and his team use different production techniques, from rainwater capture, to using recycled materials.

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Connect With Ryan McEnaney:

Ryan McEnaney is a fifth-generation family member leading marketing at Bailey Nurseries, as well as a garden designer and author. He is passionate about connecting people to nature and encouraging home gardeners to enjoy digging in the dirt. He travels the country educating homeowners on how to be successful in their growing ventures. His approach revolves around making gardening fun, breaking down barriers, and welcoming collaboration. Ryan’s first book, “Field Guide to Outside Style” helps home gardeners discover their own style for designing their outdoor space.


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