Heather is not only a perennial guru and professional horticulturalist, she also runs our garden center like clockwork and is a popular speaker at local events.
Heather fell in love with gardening when she began working for the Barn Nursery at the age of 15. She worked at a public garden and interned at Hoffie Nursery in Union, IL while earning her degree in horticulture from Iowa State University, then went back to her roots at The Barn Nursery. Heather is an Illinois Certified Nursery Professional and avid gardener. In 2015, Heather was recognized as one of the Top 40 horticulture professionals under 40 years old nationwide. She shares her love of gardening with her two daughters, Charlotte and Reese, at her home in Lakewood, IL.