40 Under 40, Class of 2013

Ben Huntington


Pleasant View Gardens, Loudon, N.H.

Job Title

Yard Manager


Established the company''s Pick-Up Yard in 2009 — a wholesale nursery where customers pick up trees, shrubs, annuals, hanging baskets and perennials when they need them; Also operates as an independent grower who sells his products to parent company.


In his spare time, Ben likes to build furniture for family and friends. Other hobbies: Boating and barbecuing in the summer and snowboarding and snowmobiling in the winter.

Fun Facts

You meet the darnedest people: Before his grandfather founded Pleasant View Gardens, he owned a family produce stand in Connecticut that included Paul Newman and Martha Stewart as customers.

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GPN recognizes 40 industry professionals under the age of 40 who are helping to determine the future of the horticulture industry. These individuals are today’s movers and shakers who are already setting the pace for tomorrow.

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