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I have spent most of my life in the beautiful PNW and have lived in Lake Stevens, WA since 2017. I've been married to my firefighter husband for 26 years and am a mom of two adult kids I love hiking, traveling, music, and of course- gardening! 

Educational Background & Certifications

  • Environmental Horticulture Program, Lake Washington Technical College 

  • Certified Professional Horticulturist (CPH), since 2016

Work Experience

  • 10+ years gardening in the PNW

  • Estate gardening, including as the primary groundskeeper at an upscale wedding venue

  • Retail/Wholesale nursery sales

  • Copywriter for horticultural-based websites writing blogs, social media, and other content


Achievements and Memberships

  • Washington State Nursery and Landscape Association (WSNLA):

    • Executive Board; Vice-President; 2020-2022

    • Seattle Chapter President, 2018-2020

    • Cultivating Community Award, 2018

    • Northwest Flower and Garden Show; WSNLA Show Garden Design Team Member, 2019

  • Cascade Award, Lake Stevens; Finalist, 2019 & 2021; for supporting diverse and lake-friendly gardening practices in my personal garden


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