Author: Natureworker

Retail Helper Natureworker since 2015 I graduated from the University of CT with a B.S. degree in horticulture. Earned a forklift certification through Natureworks. MY SPECIALTY: Some day I would like to specialize in growing unique trees from seed. FUN FACT: In college I studied sustainable agriculture in Florence, Italy...

Retail loader & plant waterer/caretaker Natureworker since 2014 MY SPECIALTY:  Lifting heavy plants. FUN FACT:  I love music. NANCY ADDS...

Retail Sales Associate/Event Coordinator Natureworker since 2016 Received my forklift license fall of 2017. I worked in the licensed sports apparel industry for 12 years and as an administrative assistant in H.R. I have always loved to garden, self-taught, took classes from Nancy years ago. MY SPECIALTY: Expert in...

Retail Sales Associate Natureworker since 2018 My past work experience has been as a lifeguard. I have taken courses in studio art, design, etc. MY SPECIALTY: Succulents! FUN FACT: I have a cat named Hamlet. NANCY ADDS…“ "...

Retail Sales Associate Natureworker since 2018 My past work experience has been animal care and retail manager. I am enrolled in the Connecticut Master Gardener program. MY SPECIALTY: Wedding floral design, perennials and herbs. FUN FACT:  I am the owner of backyard chickens and in my garden, I grow the...

Retail/Vegetable Section Manager Natureworker since 2017 NOFA Accredited Land Care Practitioner CT Accredited Nursery Professional I've worked on various farms and used to be a Spanish teacher! MY SPECIALTY: Vegetable gardening and native plants. FUN FACT: I grew up in Bethany and now reside in New Haven. I try to grow...

Organic Gardener Natureworker since 2017 I previously worked at New Image Greenhouse, Green House Manager at Stone Post Gardens. MY SPECIALTY: Container designer using annuals and perennials. FUN FACT: I sing with Middlesex Hospital's Vocal Chords. I love to create things. NANCY ADDS…“I knew Melissa for quite a while before...

Landscape Crew Natureworker since 2016 NOFA Accredited Land Care Practitioner CT Accredited Nursery Professional Plant Conservation Volunteer for the New England Wildflower Society. I have a BA in Art specializing in sculpture, woodcarving and jewelry making. MY SPECIALTY: I specialize in medicinal herbs for making my own medicine (tinctures, elixers, infusions,...

Landscape Crew Natureworker since 2016 I have worked in lawn care for 10 years (mowing, trimming, etc.). I attended Nancy's Pollinator Course. NANCY ADDS…“Dave is a valuable member of our installation and maintenance crew. He is a very hard worker, very reliable, and excellent with equipment. He also helps...

Landscape laborer Natureworker since 2016 CT Accredited Nursery Professional I have a B.S. in Horticulture from the University of Connecticut. I was a farmhand from 2011-2014 and a section grower for a wholesale greenhouse in 2015. FUN FACTS:  I build computers and enjoy fishing. NANCY ADDS…“Kyle is a trusted member of...