Susan is an avid gardener and horticulture industry expert. After graduating with honors earning a Bachelor of Science degree from Eastern Michigan University, she worked in independent garden center sales while building her own garden design and maintenance business. Her career advanced into sales, marketing and merchandising for large wholesale plant companies including over a decade of work in management at the largest wholesale grower of perennials in the United States.
Susan finds her calling in spreading the joy of gardening to fellow plant geeks, a love which was instilled in her by her parents. She is a native of Michigan where she has been gardening since the age of four in both sandy and clay soils in zones 4-6.