Dorothy Abuan

In 2013 Dorothy came to us to fill a new position; Inventory Control. It is said that a good attitude can overcome a… Read More »

Francisco Castro

Best known around here as “the fix-it guy”, Francisco currently has the longest running tenure on our yard crew… Read More »

Margaret Colbert

She is one of the Merritt College Horticulture students who came onboard in the early ‘90’s. Her organizational… Read More »

Paul Doty

Grandson of founder George Budgen, Paul grew up in the nursery. Finishing high school in the early ‘70’s, he spent… Read More »

Ivy Eggers

In January of 2012 we received a promising employment application. Her credentials included: college degrees in… Read More »

Holly Healy

One of the best parts of working here is meeting people who are seriously dedicated to learning more about… Read More »

Brandon Jensen

Love of the outdoors, optimism, self-sufficiency, and a real passion for growing his own food were a few of the traits… Read More »

Fiona Kane

Fiona grew up in one of the most scenic parts of our country; The Berkshires, in western Massachusetts. After… Read More »

David Kurtz

David knows horticulture! He grew up with a love of gardening, studied it at Cal Poly San Luis Obispo, and has almost… Read More »

Stephanie Megibben

Originally from Texas, with a BA degree unrelated to horticulture, we were lucky to find her. In the two years since… Read More »

TC Melançon

He began working here during high school at the age of 14. Drawn to the camaraderie of the yard crew he spent weekends… Read More »

Aaron Miller

Coming to us from UC Santa Cruz with a BA degree in Environmental Studies/Agroecology, this guy epitomizes… Read More »

Marty Milton

We’re willing to bet there is no one who doesn’t like Marty. His fans are legion, and we’ve witnessed lines of… Read More »

Aerin Monroe

His background is all over the board; from Theater Arts to Dog Walking, from Food Service to Landscaping, and from… Read More »

Doug Ricketson

Possessing an understanding of practical horticulture is a highly valued characteristic for our sales staff. Doug’s… Read More »

Che Salas

Che spent many years as caretaker for a large and very remote ranch deep in the mountains of Carmel Valley designing… Read More »

Marcelles Walker

Early in 2004, we received an application from this quiet, respectful Berkeley High student who turned out to be an… Read More »