BWGS is happy to announce that Michael Bateman has been promoted to outside sales representative for the south eastern United States. With over 12 years of experience in the landscape and retail garden supply industries as well as an extensive indoor gardening background, Michael brings to this position his expansive product knowledge, experience with industry applications and trends and profound interest in soil science and organic gardening practices. “My customers will always see a genuinely friendly demeanor and a willingness to assist in whatever way I can,” he says. “I am looking forward to building long-lasting, productive relationships with all of my customers.” Michael can be reached at 1-800-316-1306 (ext. 1).