Meet Greenhouse Grower’s New Editor

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Robin Siktberg replaces Delilah Onofrey as Editor of Greenhouse Grower.

Hi. I’m Robin Siktberg and I’m the new editor of Greenhouse Grower. I haven’t had a chance to meet many of you yet, so I’d like to let you know a little about who I am.

“I want to write and I want to do something with plants,” was always my standard answer from a very early age to the question, “What do you want to do when you grow up?”

Now I have grown up, and throughout my career, I have always managed to both write and work with plants. I feel very fortunate to be doing what I love. Most people I know in this industry are in it because they love plants and they believe what they do makes the world a better (and certainly more beautiful) place. But those same people also want to be successful in the careers they have chosen.

I have been a reader of Greenhouse Grower for years and know it has long been considered the “varieties” magazine. And that’s one of the reasons I am so excited to be a part of it. I am truly a plant geek and will speak Latin and discuss the merits of new varieties with anyone who will listen.

But your job is more than just finding cool new plants to grow every spring. Whether it’s information about new production techniques, controlling insects and diseases, finding the right new piece of equipment for your planting line or marketing your crop and managing your business, I will be here to help you. There’s always more for all of us to learn and I look forward to meeting many of you as I dive, or should I say dig, into this new job.

Our team at Greenhouse Grower will, as always, provide you with the information you need to succeed and grow in the weeks, months and years to come. In the meantime, I want to hear from you. Drop me a line and let me know what’s on your mind.

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4 comments on “Meet Greenhouse Grower’s New Editor

  1. Don Eberly

    Congrats on your new role, Robin. We specialize in Home, Garden, Design, and Agribusiness / Horticulture PR. Our team has enjoyed working with and, at times, writing for the various Meister Media magazine editors. They are a wonderful group of folks who care a lot about the industry and all of us who work in it on a daily basis. I am sure you are glad to be working with them, and we look forward to working with you. Call upon us anytime we can be of help or resource to you. – Don Eberly and Team, Eberly & Collard Public Relations.

  2. Tom Dumble

    I deal with greenhouses all over the world. 80% grow vegies! Why do you guys have such a flower fetish.

  3. Chuck Pavlich

    Robin, Terra Nova Nurseries wishes to congratulate you on your new position with Greenhouse Grower Magazine – we always read it cover to cover. We are clients of Eberly & Collard Public Relations and look forward to seeing your vision for the magazine. Please, also let us know if we can help in any way. If you are ever on the West Coast, please visit us and see our unique growing and breeding facility. Groundbreaking things are on the way! No pun intended. Chuck Pavlich Director of New Product Development Terra Nova Nurseries Canby, OR

  4. Robert Hanrahan

    Dear Robin,First, Sincere Congratulations. I am realtor with Sotheby's International Realty and sell mainly ag property. I'd like to directly mail to greenhouse growers in Taiwan, South Korea and China. I would gladly pay for a mailing list. Can you give me some advice on how to reach these people directly, through trade associations or what? I do advertise in the Grower.Any help will sincerely be appreciated and you will be holping your readers who want to expand. Sincerely , Bob Hanrahan..