Weston Nurseries Hires Manager for Chelmsford Garden Center

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Weston Nurseries has hired Jim Connolly to manage their Chelmsford, Massachusetts Garden Center. Peter Mezitt, president of Weston Nurseries says “We are thrilled to welcome Jim to our company. He is a well-known leader in our area who brings a tremendous amount of knowledge pertaining to buying and selling green goods and hard goods to both homeowners and landscape companies. I know he is looking forward to managing this location and working with our team to identify opportunities for growth in both locations."

Connolly has worked at Northeast Nursery in Peabody Massachusetts for 30 years and has been involved with all aspects of their retail and wholesale operations. In recent years his responsibilities included buying and selling of trees and shrubs for their wholesale business and retail garden center. He served as a go-to person in the company and wore a lot of hats due to his long tenure at the company. Connolly is also a past president of the Massachusetts Nursery and Landscape Association and has given a lot of his time to helping industry groups over the years. He is known for setting high standards for customer service and quality control of operations.

Weston Nurseries is a fourth generation family business headquartered in Hopkinton, Massachusetts. Currently in their 90th year, they have been known by homeowners and trade professionals for their exceptional trees, shrubs, and perennials, including their own introductions of azaleas and rhododendrons. Their staff offers sound horticultural advice and landscape design to help customers beautify their landscape, enhance their lifestyle, and increase the value of their homes. They opened their second garden center in Chelmsford in March of 2011.