Paul received a Bachelor's degree in Horticulture from Michigan State University and has over 22 years of hands-on greenhouse growing experience, where he specialized in the scheduling and production growing of numerous annuals, potted plants, plugs, and perennials. Throughout his career, Paul continuously focused on researching and improving various aspects of production to improve crop quality, decrease shrink, and simplify cultural practices. For over 13 years he has authored and continues to write a monthly column called 'Perennial Solutions' in Greenhouse Product News (GPN) and has also published articles in several trade publications. Using his knowledge, expertise, and experience, he wrote the book 'Perennial Solutions: A Growers Guide to Perennial Production' published by Ball Publishing. Currently, he works exclusively as a horticultural consultant and contract researcher for 'Perennial Solutions Consulting' which he founded several years ago. His motivation, desire to continue learning, and passion to help others succeed makes Paul an invaluable resource to horticultural businesses throughout the United States and Canada.