Professional Horticultural Presentation Experience
 Developed course-specific materials and lectured state-wide on varied horticultural topics
 Adult Continuing Education Instructor on various horticultural topics – Waterford Schools
 Designed and conducted courses as Gardening Instructor – The Community House, Birmingham, MI
 Keynote speaker – Henry Ford Estates Spring Day 2008
 Recurring guest on NPR’s “Detroit Today”
 Featured on Fox news Earth Day 2009 & Fox News 2010 and 2011
 Guest lecturer for Wildflower Association of Michigan 2010 Conference
 Guest lecturer for Growing Greater Gardens 2011 Wayne Community College
 Repeated Guest lecturer for Smith & Hawken
 Internationally published garden author for the Daily Om an international publication nuturing mind and body
 Michaels gardens have been featured in various newspapers throughout Michigan.
 Incredible wildlife photographer
 Seasoned lecturer on various horticultural topics
 Executive board member The Michigan Wildflower Association - Secretary

 1970 Graduated Holly Sr High, Holly, MI
 College classes, emphasis on horticulture, Oakland Community College
 Advanced Master Gardener – Oakland County - Michigan State Univ – Ext

Professional Objectives

 To help people create positive, life-affirming attitudes for all living things
 To cultivate compassion for and to protect the lives of all beings in the kingdoms of animals, plants and insects.
 To promote stewardship of the minerals .
 To protect the the soil which is alive with millions of species of life forms
 To use my experience, skills, and knowledge to educate about the vital part native plants play in maintaining a robust natural environment.