Careers

Love People? Love Plants? 

At Armstrong Garden Centers, our primary focus is to provide the highest level of customer service, so we can take the guesswork out of gardening for our customers. Whether you're an experienced sales professional, retail manager, hobby gardener or looking for an internship, Armstrong Garden Centers has a position for you.

As an employee-owned company, we take pride in working for the largest independent garden center in the US and your hard work contributes to increasing the value of our stock and builds your future at Armstrong; learn more in our Employee-Ownership section.

Join Our Team

If you love helping people we want you on our team; we'll help you develop your green thumb.

Armstrong Associate holding annual flowers

Multi-Branded and Multi Channeled

We've been growing since our company planted its roots in 1889. We serve our communities through retail stores that operate under the brand Armstrong Garden Centers in California and Pike Nurseries in Georiga and North Carolina. In addition to our retail stores, we have growing operations; Armstrong Growers and Pike Nurseries Farm.

Armstrong Garden Centers consists of 31 retail locations in California with 29 Southern California stores and 2 stores in the San Francisco Bay Area. Pike Nurseries has 19 retail locations, 15 in the metro Atlanta Georgia area and 4 in the Charlotte North Carolina area along with a full service landscape installation division. Join a team with opportunities for career growth and development not only within Armstrong Garden Centers but also within our other brands.

Benefits of Joining Our Team

  • Work in a fun, friendly, and dynamic outdoor environment
  • Flexible scheduling for full-time, part-time and seasonal positions
  • Upward mobility and multiple career paths with our retail stores, landscape division and growing facilities

 

  • A no cost Employee Stock Ownership PLan (ESOP)
  • An employee discount

Male Armstrong Associate in garden center

Employee Ownership (ESOP)

Armstrong Garden Centers is employee-owned and operated. Our Employee Stock Ownership Plan, or ESOP, adds an extra benefit of working with us, in that you gain ownership stake through stocks during your time of employment. We refer to it as sweat equity.
Armstrong associate holding Christmas tree

College Students & Graduates

Put education into practice and start your career at Armstrong Garden Centers. If you love working with people and are ready to become a strong leader/coach you're a perfect fit for Armstrong Garden Centers!

Team members from Armstrong Newport Beach

Inside Our Culture

We welcome all walks of life and have a team that loves serving our local communities. Our friendly, knowledgeable associates are the heart of our company.

Armstrong store manager

Benefits

We recognize that quality benefits play a vital role in promoting the overall well-being of our associates. Benefits go well beyond paychecks.

Armstrong Associate holding a shrub

Development & Training

We're in the business of growing! Our ongoing training and on-the-job experience provides tremendous opportunities for advancement within Armstrong Garden Centers or our sister company, Pike Nurseries.