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DESIGN NEWS – MAY 2020

DESIGN NEWS – MAY 2020

Joanne Hayes
Pete Pike

Pike Nurseries is mourning the passing of its founder William “Pete” Pike.

Pete Pike
Pete Pike

A native of Hogansville, Georgia, the entrepreneur started Pike Nurseries in 1958. He began with three employees in a 200-square-foot location on Highway 41 in Marietta. Today, the company has 500 employees in peak seasons and 18 retail stores in the metro Atlanta and Charlotte, North Carolina, areas, including two in Buckhead. Monte Enright, the current CEO of Pike Nurseries and Armstrong Garden Centers, had known Pike since 1990 and calls him “an icon in the lawn and garden industry.”

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