Applewood Seed Co. Announces Mary Gomane
as Director of Sales and Purchasing


Applewood Seed Co., an employee-owned company, is pleased to announce that Mary Gomane will join Applewood as Director of Sales and Purchasing. Based in Colorado, she will oversee all sales and purchasing activities and will work directly with Norm Poppe, CEO, to continue Applewood Seed’s legacy as a leading wildflower and garden flower seed supplier and a wholesaler of native grass and herb seed.

“Mary is the right addition for Applewood,” says Norm Poppe. “Her extensive seed background and business development skills will help Applewood strengthen partnerships, develop strategic alliances and expand our global sales presence. We believe her strong leadership experience will help Applewood continue our incredible growth.”

With over 26 years of diverse industry experience, Mary’s background includes 17 years of purchasing and global sales at national seed companies. Her industry expertise is complemented by her Bachelor of Science in Biology from University of Maine, a Master of Business Administration from Thomas College in Waterville, Maine, as well as her expertise as a Master Gardener.

“As a long-time advocate for the seed industry and for quality products, I am thrilled to have joined a company as respected as Applewood Seed,” says Gomane. “Throughout my entire career, Applewood has been a wonderful partner and vendor to work with and I am looking forward to extending their high level of customer service to all of Applewood’s customers.”

For more information about Applewood Seed Co. and their products, contact Mary Gomane at (303) 431-7333 or

About Applewood Seed Company

Gene and Dee Milstein began in 1965 by hand-collecting wildflower seeds in the Colorado mountains and packaging them for the home garden market. Today, Applewood Seed’s research and development gardens, extensive network of seed growers, and seed testing laboratory have become integral parts of bringing high quality, open-pollinated seeds to the wholesale market as single species and seed mixes for a range of geographic regions and special applications. As a supplier to seed companies, landscapers, highway and park departments, government agencies, golf courses, nursery and garden markets, farms and ranches, pollinator habitats, professional growers, and other commercial companies, Applewood Seed looks forward to helping customers create beautiful, cost-effective, and environmentally friendly landscapes for many years to come.

For more information on Applewood Seed Co., visit and find Applewood Seed on LinkedInFacebookInstagram, and Twitter.


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